Immigration and Race Relations
Sociological Theory and John Rex
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Immigration and Race Relations by Tahir Abbas
Book DescriptionSince the late 1950s John Rex has been at the forefront of British sociology and in particular the sociology of 'race' and ethnicity. His research and books have spawned debate and discussion in the fields of social and political theory, housing studies, education and the experiences of Muslim minorities. This volume charts the nature, direction and significance of John Rex's work in the fields of urban sociology, ethnic relations and multicultural studies. As well as identifying important and persistent points of controversy the book also reveals much common ground and the potential for a multi-faceted approach to the theorisation of 'race' and ethnicity. "Immigration and Race Relations" includes contributions from eminent thinkers from the perspectives of sociology, social anthropology, education, philosophy, political science and cultural studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845113834
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Tahir Abbas
Tahir Abbas is Reader in Sociology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Culture at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of The Education of British South Asians: Ethnicity, Capital and Class Structure and editor of Muslim Britain: Communities under Pressure and Islamic Political Radical: A European Comparative Perspective. He has (co)authored over fifty articles, chapters, reviews and commissioned research papers on the subjects of education, entrepreneurship, criminal justice and multiculturalism. Frank Reeves is Director of Race Equality West Midlands, one of Britain's regional race equality agencies. His books include British Racial Discourse, Race and Borough Politics, The Modernity of Further Education as well as many articles. He undertook his doctoral dissertation with John Rex.
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