Ambiguous Ethnicity Interracial Families in London. Author: Susan Benson

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Ambiguous Ethnicity Interracial Families in London. Author: Susan Benson

  • Author: Susan Benson
  • Date Published: 1982 january
  • access: Available
  • structure: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521297691

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In a culture where competition is an important element of social identification and exerts an essential impact on social relationships, the difficulties faced by partners whom get into ‘mixed’ marriages are specifically hard. The guide is a report associated with the individual records and everyday everyday lives of the little amount of interracial families residing in and around Brixton, south London, during the early 1970s. Dr Benson sets the circumstances that confront these families inside the context of wider attitudes that are british competition, color and miscegenation because they developed with time. She contends that partners are obliged which will make a consistent variety of alternatives between ‘black’ and ‘white’ for the duration of their everyday life. The book explores how people in London thought and felt about race, colour and social identity through a discussion of these choices and of the factors which lead individuals to enter into a marriage which could be regarded with some disapproval. It is of great interest to any or all instructors and pupils learning competition relations, along with to social and community employees, college instructors and administrators worried about battle relations while the internal town.

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  • Date Published: January 1982
  • structure: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521297691
  • size: 184 pages
  • proportions: 216 x 140 x 11 mm
  • weight: 0.24kg
  • access: Available
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    Listing of maps and diagrams Preface 1. Racial intermarriage in England 2. The pattern of interracial unions in England today 3. Brixton that is introducing and borough of Lambeth 4. The social realm of Brixton 5. The characteristics of interracial wedding option 6. dealing with opposition: the responses of friends and family 7. The construction of the world that is domestic. The construction of the universe that is social. Surviving in a split community 10. Parents and kids 11. Concluding remarks Appendix 1. The study project: development and methodology Appendix 2. The calculation of births by parental cultural origin recommendations Index.

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