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How diverse is the UK?

Nandi, Alita and Platt, Lucinda (2012) 'How diverse is the UK?' In: McFall, Stephanie L, (ed.) Understanding Society: findings 2012. ISER, 13 - 14. ISBN 978 1 85871 163 8

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Abstract

Immigration into the UK is a hotly debated and electorally salient topic. In popular and political discourse immigrants are perceived as a threat not only to labour market or housing prospects of those settled for longer, but also to cultural continuity. Immigrants are frequently represented in popular politics and media as being additional or extraneous to the population rather than core to its make-up. This contrasts with some other countries where immigration is regarded as part of the national story even if immigration controls are nonetheless relatively stringent.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Clare Chatfield
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2014 15:41
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 19:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/10704

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