Explaining ethnic differences

Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Explaining ethnic differences
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Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

192 pages
Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781861344670 Published July 2003 For sale in North and South America only
This book focuses on the changing terrain of ethnic disadvantage in Britain, drawing on up-to-date sources. It goes further than texts that merely describe ethnic inequalities to explore and explain their dynamic nature. It suggests that the increasing diversity of experience among different ethnic groups is a key to understanding continuing and emerging tensions and conflicts.Explaining ethnic differences:provides up to date data and analysis of ethnic diversity and changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain;·[vbTab][vbTab]covers key areas of social life, including demographic trends, education, employment, housing, health, gender, and policing and community disorder;·[vbTab][vbTab]is written by leading experts in the field;·[vbTab]addresses issues of urgent public importance in the context of recent community disorder and the resurgence of the far right.·[vbTab][vbTab]The book is essential reading for policy makers in central and local government; academics, postgraduate students and advanced undergraduates in the social sciences; social work, health, education and housing professionals; and criminal justice personnel.
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