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Middle-Class Blacks in Britain

A Racial Fraction of a Class Group or a Class Fraction of a Racial Group?

  • Authors
  • Sharon J. Daye

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Sharon J. Daye
    Pages 1-13
  3. Sharon J. Daye
    Pages 14-45
  4. Sharon J. Daye
    Pages 46-77
  5. Sharon J. Daye
    Pages 78-161
  6. Sharon J. Daye
    Pages 249-268
  7. Sharon J. Daye
    Pages 269-287
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 288-298

About this book

Introduction

This book examines the relationship between race and class and considers how these two concepts articulate to determine class relationships in British society. Daye argues that race in the form of structural racism, plays a significant role at two levels. Firstly, it serves to determine the class position of black labour and secondly, determines the type of race, class and political consciousness generated by black labour in Britain. Using empirical data this volume provides an important contribution to the race/class debate.

Keywords

consciousness perception politics race

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