Integration and Dissatisfaction for British Ethnic Minorities

By Dr Rakib Ehsan

Welcome to third and final installment of my three-part blog series on the effects of social integration for the UK’s non-white ethnic minorities.

In Part 1, I discussed the “discrimination through integration” thesis. Finding that greater social integration is significantly associated with heightened reporting of discrimination, I explained that there are two plausible explanations for this. While social integration can create opportunities for positive inter-group contact which fosters social trust (as explained in Part 2 of the blog series), it can also heighten exposure to discriminatory behaviours and attitudes.

 

Read the full article in All in Britain

HJS



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