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Ethnic Segregation Between SchoolsIs It Increasing or Decreasing in England?$
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Richard Harris and Ron Johnston

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781529204780

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781529204780.001.0001

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Measures of Segregation and Diversity Across Local Authorities

Measures of Segregation and Diversity Across Local Authorities

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(p.65) 3 Measures of Segregation and Diversity Across Local Authorities
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Ethnic Segregation Between Schools
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Richard Harris

Ron Johnston

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529204780.003.0003

Data about the school age population in Local Education Authorities provide contextual information about what is happening in terms of patterns of ethnic segregation at a broad geographic scale. In regard to the number of each ethnic group per local authority, the White British now have greater potential to be ‘exposed’ to other groups than they did in the past (to reside and be schooled alongside them) because the numbers of those other groups have grown. The reverse is not true, however, because the potential exposure of ‘minority’ groups to the White British has declined with their reduced number or lower growth rate compared to most other groups. All but ten authorities have a more diverse school age population overall.

Keywords:   Segregation indices, measuring segregation, Index of Dissimilarity, Index of Exposure, Diversity, Entropy

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