Race relations policies in Britain

agenda for the 1990s
  • 33 Pages
  • 2.52 MB
  • English
Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick , Coventry
Great Britain -- Race relations -- Government po


Great Br

StatementMuhammad Anwar.
SeriesPolicy papers in ethnic relations,, no. 21
LC ClassificationsDA125.A1 A853 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1623524M
ISBN 100948303328
LC Control Number91169138

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The term was introduced in the field of sociology by Robert E. Park (), of the University of Chicago, who in the late s and early s conducted a study into race. What should the role of government be in the arena of race and race relations in the U.S.

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