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Wednesday 28 July 2004 Response to ‘Strength in Diversity’

Policy Watch #4

Response to ‘Strength in Diversity’, Consultation on Community Cohesion and Race Equality Strategy. 'As someone who is currently conducting academic research into multiculturalism and who also grew up in Oldham, I have been concerned for some time about the changing nature of race relations in the UK. My main concerns focus on how policies designed to eliminate "institutional racism" appear to have had the paradoxical effect of what I call "racialising social experience", and over-sensitising people to the threat of "unwitting prejudice"'

AUTHOR: Munira Mirza

PUBLISHER: Academy of Ideas
SERIES: Policy Watch


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