Working with people from ethnic groups
When the term ‘ethnic group’ or ‘ethnic minority’ is used in Britain, there is a tendency to apply it only to the Asian or black populations. There is also a tendency to apply very generalized information rigidly and assume that all ethnic groups behave in a similar manner and experience similar problems.
KeywordsEthnic Group Ethnic Minority Indigenous Population Disable People Black Population
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References and Further Reading
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- Lobo, E.H. (1978) Children of Immigrants in Britain — Their Health and Social Problems. Hodder and Stoughton, Sevenoaks.Google Scholar
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- Wilson, A. (1978) Finding a Voice — Asian Women in Britain. Virago, London.Google Scholar