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Title: From Legislation to Integration: Twenty-Two Years of the Race Relations Act, 1976 (Migration, Minorities and Citizenship)
Description: blue, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2000. (ISBN: 0333733169). Hardcover, 14 x 1.8 x 21.6 cm. Condition good, clean with dust jacket. Britain is now permanently a multi-racial and multi-cultural society. New economic and social relationships have developed in the last fifty years as a result of the arrival and settlement of a signifi-cant number of people from the former colonies, as workers and their families, whose colour differs from that of the indigenous white population. These ethnic minorities constitute 6.3 per cent of the total population. From Legislation to Integration? provides answers to some challenging questions. What were the objectives of race relations legislation? Is it possible to reach an agreement on all sides that legislation has indeed made a difference? What indicators could be used to assess the relative success or failure of the legislation? How should the current legislation be improved to deal with a multi-ethnic Britain in the twenty-first century? These and other questions are directly and indirectly addressed by the contributors to this book. In order to gain a wider range of views on the subject, the contributors include a politician, lawyer, political philosopher, journalist, race relations experts, academics and researchers who have achieved eminence in their own professional fields. Their distinct disciplines, unique sets of experiences, and different styles combine to provide a book that has coherence, depth and character. It will appeal to social scientists, policy makers and professionals in the relevant fields locally, nationally and internationally. About the Author MUHAMMAD ANWAR is Research Professor in the Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations (CRER), University of Warwick, having formerly been Director of CRER (1989-94) and Head of Research, Commission for Racial Equality (1981-9). He has written extensively on ethnic and race relations. PATRICK ROACH is Associate Fellow, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations at the University of Warwick. He has over 12 years' experience in the race relations and equal opportunities policy arena. He is currently working for the NASUWT in a senior national role to formulate education and equal opportunities policy and advise Government on key issues relating to the future of the British education system. RANJIT SONDHI is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Community and Youth Studies at Westhill College where he is coordinating a new degree in race and ethnic studies. He is presently serving on the Home Secretary's Race Relations Forum and has just been appointed a Governor of the BBC with special responsibility for English regions. Used: Acceptable.

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