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Race and Racism in Contemporary Britain By John Solomos

Race and Racism in Contemporary Britain
by John Solomos

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A critical study of the issues which are fundamental to the understanding of race and racism in modern Britain, this book examines the history of recent issues, the development of central and local government policies, the role of racist organizations, urban unrest and social change.
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Race and Racism in Contemporary Britain by John Solomos

The aim of this study is to provide an explanation as to why race, racism and anti-racism have become such pervasive features of political debate in contemporary Britain. The text examines issues which are fundamental to an understanding of the politics of race in the UK, and explains how recent developments should be set in an historical and comparative framework. It traces the history of political debate about racism, the development of national and local political agendas, the role of racist and black political organizations and the impact of urban unrest and conflict. The text will be of interest to both specialists and general readers who are interested in the political debates about the role of racism and the struggle for racial justice in advanced industrial societies.

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Table of Contents


Theories of race and racism - an overview; race and immigration in British politics - the historical context; the politics of immigration since 1945; race relations policies and the political process; urban politics and racial inequality; policing, law and order and urban unrest; racism, nationalism and ideology; black politics and the struggle for equality; protest, racism and social change; rethinking the politics of racism.

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GOR001679280
Race and Racism in Contemporary Britain by John Solomos
John Solomos
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1989-09-08
240
0333421426
9780333421420
N/A
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