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Developing a national barometer of prejudice and discrimination in Britain

Abrams, Dominic, Swift, Hannah J., Houston, Diane (2018) Developing a national barometer of prejudice and discrimination in Britain. Equality and Human Rights Commission ISBN 978-1-84206-763-5. (KAR id:69680)

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Abstract

This is the first national survey of prejudice for over a decade. It measures prejudice

characteristics: age, disability, race, sex, religion or belief, sexual orientation,

Our report demonstrates the value of using a national survey of this type to measure

The purpose of this research is to help establish a national ‘barometer’ for monitoring

We were commissioned by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to design

range of protected characteristics. We surveyed 2,853 adults in Britain using the

that may otherwise not be well represented in the survey.

discrimination in Britain. Measuring these issues in a consistent way across

a uniquely recent and comparable overview. It enables us to look across a range of

protected characteristic, rather than looking at individual measures on their own.

protected characteristics – which would require a larger and further-developed

these issues in Britain.

experiences and expressions of prejudice in Britain.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Centre for the Studies of Group Processes
Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Dominic Abrams
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2018 09:45 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:58 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/69680 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Abrams, Dominic: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-4572
Swift, Hannah J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1911-0782
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