ERIC Number: ED200655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Race Relations in Britain.
British Information Service, New York, NY. Reference Div.
This pamphlet outlines activities that the British government has undertaken to provide equality of opportunity to ethnic minorities. Background information is provided through an overview of immigration trends which describes racial and regional distributions of minority groups. Legislation concerning race relations and discrimination is summarized. Descriptions of the Race Relations Act of 1976, the Commission for Racial Equality, the Incitement to Racial Hatred Act, the Race Relations Board and the Community Relations Commission, Community Relations Councils, and early racial legislation are provided. Social policies enacted for the benefit of racial and ethnic minorities are outlined. The policy areas include housing, health, education, employment, media, and police relations. Immigration statistics and listings of departments and organizations concerned with immigration and race are appended. (MK)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Information Service, New York, NY. Reference Div.
Identifiers: Great Britain
Note: For a related document, see UD 021 217.