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Race Relations in Britain : A Developing Agenda - Baroness Tessa Ann Vosper Blackstone

Race Relations in Britain

A Developing Agenda

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Published: 20th March 1998
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Bringing together distinguished experts in the field of race relations this book addresses questions which are increasingly relevant in the current socio-political context of Great Britain. The kind of visions of multicultural Britain which are currently being canvassed and the problems which ethnic minorities continue to face are addressed, together with an examination of the new policy initiatives which are needed to tackle these problems. Race Relations in Britain falls into three parts which:
* analyse contemporary trends, articulating a vision of multicultural Britain and exploring important theoretical controversies
* identify the obstacles that stand in the way of a racism-free Britain, looking at current policy in areas such as immigration, employment, education, the criminal justice system as well as the role of the media
* offer a vision of a multi-cultural Britain, advancing new policies based on current research.

Introduction
Integrating Minorities
The Politics of the Race Relations Act 1976
Tackling Racial Discrimination
Ethnic Diversity and Racial Disadvantage in Employment
The Impact of Immigration Policy on Race Relations
Towards a Learning Society: Can Ethnic Minorities Participate Fully?
The Media and Race Relations
Race and Ethnicity in Housing: a Diversity of Experience
'Race' and the Criminal Justice System
The participation of new minority ethnic groups in British Politics
British Race Relations in a European Context
Immigration and Ethnic Relations in Britain and America
Conclusion
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ISBN: 9780415150095
ISBN-10: 0415150094
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 20th March 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 16.15  x 2.67
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1