Race and Ethnicity in Modern Britain / Edition 2

Race and Ethnicity in Modern Britain / Edition 2

by David Mason
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198742851

ISBN-13: 9780198742852

Pub. Date: 12/01/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Covering a key topic in sociology, this work is a thorough and lively introduction to the role and importance of race and ethnicity in contemporary British society. Discussions include the study of race and ethnicity in Britain, the role of historical context, migration, citizenship, education and employment, housing, public order, health and social services,…  See more details below

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Covering a key topic in sociology, this work is a thorough and lively introduction to the role and importance of race and ethnicity in contemporary British society. Discussions include the study of race and ethnicity in Britain, the role of historical context, migration, citizenship, education and employment, housing, public order, health and social services, government, and the media in shaping the racial and ethnic fabric of Britain. The book takes the importance of class and gender into account, as well as the actual experience of different racial groups. It is an invaluable introduction and reference for students of sociology, public policy, social policy, law, and human geography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198742852
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Series:
Oxford Modern Britain Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Concepts and Terms5
Ch. 3Migration and Ethnic Diversity in Britain20
Ch. 4Ethnic Diversity in Modern Britain32
Ch. 5Employment43
Ch. 6Education64
Ch. 7Housing and Urban Space80
Ch. 8Health93
Ch. 9Citizenship Revisited107
Ch. 10Conclusion: Trends, Threats, and Opportunities121
Notes129
References135
Index149

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