Racial Science and British Society, 1930–62

  • Authors
  • Gavin Schaffer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Gavin Schaffer
    Pages 1-14
  3. Gavin Schaffer
    Pages 63-114
  4. Gavin Schaffer
    Pages 115-165
  5. Gavin Schaffer
    Pages 166-171
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 172-234

About this book


From 1930-62 the idea of race was studied across a range of academic disciplines. This book explores expert thinkings on race in the period and explains the relationship between scientific racial research, social policy and attitudes regarding immigration, ultimately offering new insight into the evolving understanding of the idea of race.


migration reform social policy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-28435-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58244-6
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