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The Limits of Campaigning Against Racial Discrimination

Kennetta Hammond Perry

in London is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190240202
eISBN:
9780190240226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240202.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It was not until the passage of the Race Relations Act of 1965 that Parliament enacted a national policy explicitly addressing racial discrimination. This chapter examines the role that an ... More


Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

John Belchem

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319679
eISBN:
9781781387153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319679.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Based on extensive primary sources, this study brings historical perspective and context to debate about race and immigration in Britain. The focus is on Liverpool and its pioneer but problematic ... More


The Race Relations Narrative in British Film

Amanda Bidnall

in West Indian Generation: Remaking British Culture in London, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940032
eISBN:
9781786944191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940032.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

“West Indians and the Race Relations Narrative in British Film” revisits perhaps the three most famous middlebrow British “race relations” films of the 1950s and 60s and their star lead, Bermudan—not ... More


‘Slummy Foreign Germs’: Medical Control and ‘Race Relations’, 1962–1971

Roberta Bivins

in Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 revisits the tubercular migrant, now strongly racialized and subject to potentially exclusionary border health controls. How did the new vistas of surveillance and control created by the ... More


West Indian Generation: Remaking British Culture in London, 1945-1965

Amanda Bidnall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940032
eISBN:
9781786944191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940032.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between Britain’s imperial victory in the Second World War and its introduction of race-based immigration restriction ‘at home,’ London’s relationship with its burgeoning West Indian settler ... More


Seeking a Role: The United Kingdom 1951-1970

Brian Harrison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199605132
eISBN:
9780191804618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605132.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book begins in 1951 with much of the empire intact and Britain enjoying high prestige in Europe. The United Kingdom could still then claim to be a great power whose welfare state exemplified ... More


Ethnicity, Activism, and ‘Race Relations’: From ‘Asian Rickets’ to Asian Resistance, 1963–1983

Roberta Bivins

in Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Maternal and child health and nutrition were issues of great political sensitivity in the post-war era. The Welfare State’s in-built surveillance of mothers, infants, and young children also ... More


Introduction

Amanda Bidnall

in West Indian Generation: Remaking British Culture in London, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940032
eISBN:
9781786944191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940032.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The history of West Indian (or Caribbean) migration to Great Britain and its impact on British national identity have been the subjects of growing scholarly interest, but they are often viewed in ... More


‘The most disturbing case of racial disadvantage in the United Kingdom’1

John Belchem

in Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319679
eISBN:
9781781387153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319679.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Introduction provides a chronological overview, outlining a period of dramatic change as ‘cosmopolitan’ Liverpool, having rebranded and repositioned itself after abolition of the slave trade, ... More


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