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Mixed race identities

Author: P J Aspinall; Miri Song
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2013 2013.
Series: Identity studies in the social sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years, Britain has witnessed a significant growth in the 'mixed race' population. However, we still know remarkably little about this diverse population. How do young mixed race people think about and experience their multiracial status? What kinds of ethnic options do mixed race people possess, and how may these options vary across different types of 'mixes'? How important are their ethnic and racial  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P J Aspinall; Miri Song
ISBN: 9780230275041 0230275044
OCLC Number: 834978348
Description: xi, 218 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of tables and figures --
Acknowledgments --
Exploring "mixed race" in Britain --
Racial identification : multiplicity and fluidity --
Differential ethnic options? --
Does racial mismatch in identification matter? --
Are mixed race people racially disadvantaged? --
How central is "race" to mixed race people? --
Rethinking ethnic and racial classifications --
Conclusion: What is the future of "mixed race" Britain? --
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Series Title: Identity studies in the social sciences.
Responsibility: Peter Aspinall and Miri Song, University of Kent, UK.
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This book explores the ethnic and racial options exercised by young mixed race people in Britain. It reveals the diverse ways in which young people identify and experience their mixed status, the  Read more...

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"What is it like to be racially mixed in Britain? Is it different to be mixed Black and White than to be mixed Chinese and Indian? Do such people see themselves as multiracial, or do they hew to one Read more...

 
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