Mixedness
& mixing

New perspectives on mixed-race Britons

A CRE eConference · 4-6 September 2007

Papers by keyword: 'health'

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People in harmony

Jill Olumide, People in Harmony)

Jill Olumide

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Jill Olumide, People in Harmony

Date posted

Tuesday 28 August 2007

Abstract

People in Harmony is a charity that has been active for some 35 years. It was formed as a self help group to offer a refuge to mixed race families and mixed race people from the onslaught of the politics of the time (the heyday of Enoch Powell) when the race card was often played with reference to the perceived unnatural and inappropriate (if not distasteful) practise and outcomes of race mixing.


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Participation

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Area(s) of equality covered:

Gender Sexual orientation

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Identity Families

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Employment Education Criminal justice

Mixed Heritage: Perspectives On Health And Welfare

Mark R D Johnson, )

Mark R D Johnson

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Mark R D Johnson,

Date posted

Monday 27 August 2007

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Equality

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Young people

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Identity Families

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A mixed society should be a positive society

Graham Suppiah,)

Graham Suppiah

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Graham Suppiah,

Date posted

Friday 24 August 2007

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A summary of issues facing mixed-race people/single parents with mixed-race children in today's society.

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Identity Relationships Families Racism and discrimination

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Criminal justice Culture and sport

Black and Minority Ethnic health inequalities and the 'mixed-race' population

Ayo Bakare, Multiple Heritage Voices)

Ayo Bakare

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Ayo Bakare, Multiple Heritage Voices

Date posted

Friday 24 August 2007

Abstract

In 2006 I carried out research focusing on the recognition of inequalities in health for Black and Minority Ethnic groups. It specifically focused on if, and how these inequalities will effect the growing mixed race population and the implications this may have on existing health policy. It also explored issues of identity as a critique on existing outdated research, in an effort to gain insight into how mixed race people feel they are perceived ('racially') by society and how they want to be perceived.


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Policy

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Identity Racism and discrimination

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Education

A white woman’s experience of “mixing”

Gill Lawrence, writer)

Gill Lawrence

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Gill Lawrence, writer

Date posted

Wednesday 22 August 2007

Abstract

If you have grown up in a predominantly white community, suddenly experiencing racism when you have Black friends or lovers can be quite a shock.

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Equality

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Personal perspective

Area(s) of equality covered:

Gender

Main themes:

Relationships Racism and discrimination

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Employment Criminal justice