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Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

David Griffiths

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book is distinctive in combining theoretical discussion on the role of networks, resources, and social capital with fieldwork evidence and interviews with members of Refugee Community ... More


East Enders: Family and community in East London

Katharine Mumford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

What impact do poor neighbourhood conditions have on family life? Why does ‘neighbourhood’ matter to low-income families? How important is community spirit to people living in deprived areas? Does ... More


Race and community relations in changing multi-ethnic neighbourhoods

Katharine Mumford and Anne Power

in East Enders: Family and community in East London

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the race and community relations that change the multi-ethnic neighbourhoods. It shows that with a history of racial antagonism, these neighbourhoods are now experiencing some ... More


Communities, identities and crime

Basia Spalek

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book explores the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice. Offering a refreshing perspective on equality and diversity developments that ... More


BME community engagement in the UK and public policy: a brief retrospective

Asif Afridi

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter outlines the ways in which ethnic minorities have been represented through ‘community engagement’ work and the close relationship between British race relations policy and the ... More


Ethnic inequalities under New Labour: progress or entrenchment?

Coretta Phillips

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines ethnic inequalities under New Labour. When the party was elected to government in 1997, it inherited a legacy of ethnic inequalities in housing, education, employment, health, ... More


Ethnic inequalities: another 10 years of the same?

Phillips Coretta

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines New Labour's strategies to reduce ethnic inequalities. It evaluates the impact of general policies and specifically targeted initiatives on longstanding inequalities between ... More


The limits of compromise? Social justice, ‘race’ and multiculturalism

Craig Gary

in Social justice and public policy: Seeking fairness in diverse societies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349347
eISBN:
9781447303404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the idea of multiculturalism, which is currently under attack. This raises two important issues, namely the need to recall that most national policies are now multicultural ... More


Critical youth and community work and its struggle with white standards

Rick Bowler

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The chapter counters the dominant idea that Britain is post-racial by illuminating attempts by black and minority ethnic (BME) community and white youth workers to work with BME and white young ... More


Bradford and Manningham: historical context and current dynamics

Charles Husband, Yunis Alam, Jörg Hüttermann, and Joanna Fomina

in Lived diversities: Space, place and identities in the multi-ethnic city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315643
eISBN:
9781447315858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315643.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Two provides a descriptive account of the history of Manningham in order that the accounts of contemporary life there can be placed in an appropriately historicised context. One of the themes ... More


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