Community Cohesion: A New Framework for Race and Diversity by T. Cantle

By T. Cantle

In this well timed research, the writer examines the old method of race and variety and means that equality concepts were a necessary, yet constrained, technique of addressing discrimination and neighborhood tensions. neighborhood unity, it argues, deals a brand new framework to collapse the obstacles among assorted groups and comprehend the extra basic reasons of racism and the 'fear of difference'. thoughts of multiculturalism, identification and citizenship also are reviewed and the constructing perform of group team spirit is described.

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1969, p. 567). In Britain, black people were settling alongside the almost exclusively white host population in considerable numbers, moving into their neighbourhoods, working in the same factories, using the same public transport, shops, schools and social facilities. Further, they were apparently intending to re-locate on a permanent basis and expecting to receive equal treatment as British subjects and citizens. Jobs were not only available to them, but their labour was needed to fuel the post-war re-building and expansion plans.

4 million, a third of these being children born in Britain- and largely descended from the New Commonwealth countries of south Asia, the Caribbean and Africa. Significant inflows also resulted from the national crises in East Africa in 1968 and 1976 (Strategy Unit, 2003, p. 14). , 2001, p. 7). The discussion was therefore, not about numbers, it was about race and 'difference'. 34 Community Cohesion The mass immigration of black and Asian people after the War made an immediate impact and attempts were made to restrict the influx almost as soon as it had started.

They held a national conference in 1986 and produced a conference report and 'good practice' guide in the following year (AMA, 1987). Contract compliance activities, however, were constrained by the Conservative Government as a result of the Local Government Act 1988. This Act essentially stopped local authorities from considering what the Government defined as 'non-commercial' considerations in the award of contracts. Nevertheless, authorities were still able to check whether contractors had had regard to race relations legislation.

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