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Racial perceptions and interracial conflict in Britain and the United States of America.

Pauline McLaughlin

Racial perceptions and interracial conflict in Britain and the United States of America.

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Published by The author] in [S.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (M. A. (Peace Studies)) - University of Ulster, 1996.

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Pagination71p. :
Number of Pages71
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Open LibraryOL19098058M

Multiracial people (or mixed-race people) is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races. Many terms exist for people of various multiracial backgrounds, including multiracial, biracial, multiethnic, polyethnic, Métis, Creole, Coloured, Dougla, mestizo, mulatto, Melungeon, quadroon, Chindian, zambo, Eurasian, hapa, hāfu, Garifuna and pardo.   Prejudice against African Americans was first spread by Southern capitalists to serve their economic interests. To ensure itself a pool of cheap and unresisting labour for menial tasks and field work, the Southern ruling class decades ago enacted. Conflict between racial and ethnic groups has been a problem throughout history, and is still a major problem today. Three underlying reasons for conflict between racial and ethnic groups are religious differences, racist upbringings of children, and a history of conflicts between racial and ethnic groups.   Blacks are about 3 percent of the population, according to census counts, compared with more than 13 percent in the United States. Britain was a .


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Racial perceptions and interracial conflict in Britain and the United States of America. by Pauline McLaughlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

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book between the white ruling class and racial and ethnic minorities, noting specific conflicts that have arisen when the dominant group perceived a threat from the minority group.

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or the discriminatory practices in pre-Civil Rights era United States are both examples of racism. An analysis of the achievements of organizations working against racial discrimination in America. Racial conflict has been an issue in the United States for centuries.

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Blum, Reforging the White Republic: Race, Religion, and American Nationalism, (LSU Press, ). Social Identity Theory. One theoretical approach to understanding the roles of race, ethnic identity, and culture in moderating the effects of racism is social identity theory (Tajfel & Turner, ).In social identity theory, these variables may help ameliorate and buffer the negative psychological effects of racism but could also potentially exacerbate the affects as well (Yip, Gee Cited by: race relations in turn-of-the-century urban America.

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