The ethnic options of ‘mixed race’ people in Britain: Full Research Report

Aspinall, Peter J. and Song, Miri and Hashem, Ferhana (2008) The ethnic options of ‘mixed race’ people in Britain: Full Research Report. Project report. ESRC (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The ‘mixed race’ population has increased significantly in size over the last ten to fifteen years, due mainly to the growing number of inter-ethnic unions but also the acceptability of declaring mixed race identities. Over 670,000 people chose to identify with the newly included ‘Mixed’ categories in the 2001 UK Censuses and the group is now one of the fastest growing. The census enumeration of the group has led to substantial research interest in its demography and how its membership identifies in ethnic/racial terms. However, at the time of the application, relatively little research had focused on how ‘mixed race’ people perceived their range of identity options and how they made decisions about these options. Even less was known about how the experiences of disparate kinds of ‘mixed’ people might vary, especially in relation to these identity choices they perceive and make.

Item Type: Monograph (Project report)
Uncontrolled keywords: mixed race, race, ethnicity, ethnic options, census
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 14 May 2010 08:50
Last Modified: 08 May 2014 08:19
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24459 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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