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The demographic characteristics of people from minority ethnic groups in Britain

David Owen

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyses the demographic characteristics of people from minority ethnic groups in Britain. It describes the growth of the minority population, the current ethnic profile of the British ... More


Ethnicity, racism and the labour market: a European perspective

Gary Craig

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the experience of those who enter the European Union (EU) and associated states from outside the EU who are typically characterised by skin colour, culture and first language ... More


‘Let's keep our heads down and maybe the problem will go away’: Experiences of rural minority ethnic households in Scotland

Philomena de Lima

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on racism and racial discrimination in the rural areas of Scotland. Its emphasis is on the Highlands and Islands, drawing on a range of published and unpublished research ... 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


Ethnic differentials in educational performance

Tariq Modood

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the educational experiences of minority citizens in Great Britain. It analyses the differences, over time, in the qualification profiles of different minority ethnic groups, and ... More


Housing black and minority ethnic communities: diversity and constraint

Malcolm Harrison

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the diverse housing experiences of minority ethnic groups in Great Britain. It highlights the significance of socioeconomic differentiation, and also shows how factors such as ... More


Pension prospects for minority ethnic groups

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter analyses the variation in employment and private pension scheme membership according to gender and specific ethnic group. The analysis uses data from the Family Resources Survey. The ... More


Culture

Timothy B. Smith, Melanie M. Domenech Rodríguez, and Guillermo Bernal

in Psychotherapy Relationships That Work: Evidence-Based Responsiveness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737208
eISBN:
9780199894635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737208.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter summarizes the definitions, means, and research of adapting psychotherapy to clients’ cultural backgrounds. This chapter begins by reviewing the prevailing definitions of cultural ... More


Introduction

Mason David

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about ethnic differences and disadvantage in Great Britain. The book considers the patterning of ethnic disadvantage in a number ... More


Ethnicity and Space

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the field of ethnic geography and the geography of race and racism. It begins with a discussion of two schools that explain the relationships between ethnic minority groups and ... More


Under enemy occupation: The test of the Kachin

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers how many indigenous ethnic groups in Burma struggle for the right to express their own cultural and political identities against the Burmans. Unlike the immigrants to Burma ... More


It's time to move on from ‘race’? The official ‘invisibilisation’ of minority ethnic disadvantage

Gary Craig and Maggie O'Neill

in Social Policy Review 25: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312741
eISBN:
9781447312857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Gary Craig and Maggie O’Neill's topical chapter on British national and local policies on ‘race’ argues that due in part to deliberate strategies to water down equality legislation, and partly due to ... More


Police lore and community disorder: diversity in the criminal justice system1

S.Kalra Virinder

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the differences in the experiences of minority ethnic groups in the criminal-justice system in Great Britain. It evaluates the impact of police lore on the experiences of ethnic ... More


Violence and street culture

Sveinung Sandberg and Willy Pedersen

in Street capital: Black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421203
eISBN:
9781447303602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421203.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter observes that it is hard to find a direct link between so-called ‘traditional honour cultures’ and violence. It notes that the development of criminal and deviant subcultures is often ... More


Responding to Self-Threats: Understanding Stigma in the Academic Domain

Collette P. Eccleston and Brenda Major

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Membership in a group that is stigmatized in academics, a domain that is of importance in social life, poses a potential threat to an individual's personal and social identity. Stigmatized ... More


Power, discursive styles and identities

Celia Davies, Margaret Wetherell, and Elizabeth Barnett

in Citizens at the centre: Deliberative participation in healthcare decisions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348029
eISBN:
9781447301851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348029.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the overt attempts by dominant groups to control the agenda and subtle effects of hegemonic discourse at the meetings of the Citizens Council of the British National Institute ... More


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

Gary Craig (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book blends theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social, ... More


Opportunities and Challenges for Ethnoburbs

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book has explored how Los Angeles's Chinese community has evolved into an ethnoburb, comparing it with downtown Chinatown to highlight its differences from the traditional ethnic enclave. It has ... More


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

John Hills, Tom Sefton, and Kitty Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

When New Labour came to power in 1997, its leaders asked for it to be judged after ten years on its success in making Britain ‘a more equal society’. This book asks whether Britain did indeed move in ... More


Linking ‘race’, mental health and a social model of disability: what are the possibilities?

Frank Keating

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter uses the lens of ‘intersectionality’ and critical race theory to explore the links, connections and incongruences between mental health, disability and ethnicity/’race’. The needs and ... More


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