Ambiguous Ethnicity Interracial Families in London. Author: Susan Benson

Ambiguous Ethnicity Interracial Families in London. Author: Susan Benson

  • Author: Susan Benson
  • Date Published: January 1982
  • accessibility: Available
  • structure: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521297691

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In a culture where competition is an important part of social identification and exerts an essential impact on social relationships, the difficulties faced by partners whom come right into ‘mixed’ marriages are specially hard. The guide is research regarding the individual records and everyday everyday lives of the number that is small of families surviving in and around Brixton, south London, during the early 1970s. Dr Benson sets the circumstances that confront these families in the context of wider British attitudes about battle, color and miscegenation while they developed in the long run. She contends that partners are obliged to create a continuous 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 should be of great interest to all the instructors and pupils studying battle relations, also to social and community employees, school instructors and administrators worried about competition relations in addition to inner town.

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  • Date Published: January 1982
  • structure: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521297691
  • size: 184 pages
  • proportions: 216 x 140 x 11 mm
  • fat: 0.24kg
  • supply: Available
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    Directory 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 choice 6. dealing with opposition: the responses of friends and family 7. The construction of the world that is domestic. The construction of the social world 9. Surviving in a split community 10. moms and dads and kids 11. Concluding remarks Appendix 1. The research task: development and methodology Appendix 2. The calculation of births by parental origin that is ethnic Index.

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