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Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

David Mason


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. The book suggests that the increasing diversity of experience among different ethnic groups is a key to understanding continuing and emerging tensions and conflicts. It provides up-to-date data and analysis of ethnic diversity and changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain; covers key areas of social life, including demographic trends, education, employment, housing, health, ... More

Keywords: ethnic disadvantage, ethnic inequalities, ethnic groups, tensions, conflict, Britain, social life, demographic trends, education, employment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9781861344670
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Mason, editor