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Finding Ways to Engage Racism

  • Terry Chivers
  • Jill Sharp
Part of the Explorations in Sociology. British Sociological Association conference volume series book series (EIS)

Abstract

Since the post-war entry of black minorities to Britain, there have been major changes in the approaches adopted by people directly involved in race relations, and in the way sociology has been involved in these changes. The approach of those working in race relations has followed a tendency towards the engagement of racism at the level of social interaction. Because the level is social, people turned (knowingly or unknowingly) to sociology because it offered them the kind of analytic wherewithal that they needed to combat racism. Sociology has therefore been employed as useful knowledge much as Comte envisaged.

Keywords

Black People Race Relation Institutional Racism Societal Institution Academic Model 
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  • Terry Chivers
  • Jill Sharp

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