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Race Ethnicity And Difference, Sc : Imagining the Inclusive Society - Peter Ratcliffe

Race Ethnicity And Difference, Sc

Imagining the Inclusive Society

Paperback Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9780335210954
Number Of Pages: 208

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This distinctive new text blends discussion of race, ethnicity, and difference with debates on social exclusion and inclusion. The author addresses the major problems societies face around the world, including the nature and roots of social inequalities and tensions between different groups based on race, ethnicity, culture, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and class. Accessible and topical, this book is suitable for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in sociology, social policy, politics, and social welfare.

Introduction : imagining an inclusive societyp. 1
The social significance of difference
'Race-thinking', 'race', and racism(s) : exploring the roots of exclusionary forcesp. 15
Ethnicity, culture and differencep. 27
Sites of exclusion
Transnational migration, immigration control and the treatment of refugees and asylum seekersp. 43
Spatial segregation and housing inequalitiesp. 59
Race', ethnicity and the educational systemp. 73
'Race', ethnicity and labour market differentialsp. 89
Urban conflict, policing and the criminal justice systemp. 106
Combatting exclusion
Civil rights, community activism and empowermentp. 125
Anti-discrimination law, affirmative action and the pursuit of 'equal opportunities'p. 141
Concluding thoughts
The inclusive society revisitedp. 159
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ISBN: 9780335210954
ISBN-10: 0335210953
Series: UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Sociology
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.3  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1

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