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Title The politics of social science research : race, ethnicity, and social change / edited by Peter Ratcliffe.

Published Basingstoke : Palgrave in association with Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  306.1 POLI {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Migration, minorities and citizenship.
Migration, minorities, and citizenship.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book addresses some of the key questions facing contemporary social scientists. It does so by focusing on international research on identity and social inequality grounded in "race" and ethnic difference. The contributors to the volume, who are drawn from Europe, North America, South Africa, and Australia, reflect on questions from the position of "insiders," in the sense that they are active participants in the research cultures about which they are writing. They ask searching questions about the politics of research finding, the empowerment of minorities and the prospects for meaningful social change. In doing so we gain a fascinating insight into, for example, the position of social scientists in war-torn Serbia, in post-apartheid in South Africa, and in the contemporary US.
Other author Ratcliffe, Peter, 1948-
Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations.
Subject Racism -- Research -- Political aspects.
Ethnicity -- Research -- Political aspects.
Social change -- Research -- Political aspects.
ISBN 0333722477 £45.00
0333781902 No price