Exploring the relationship between race, multiculture and social policy, this text unpacks theoretical and political debates about social exclusion, social justice and policy intervention. From health to housing, employment to education, the text provides comprehensive analysis of social policy in a multicultural society.
Alice Bloch is Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester, UK. She publishes in the fields of forced migration and race and ethnicity and her books include Race and Ethnicity in Britain (co-edited with John Solomos) and The Migration and Settlement of Refugees in Britain. Sarah Neal is a Reader in Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK. She has published extensively in the areas of ethnicity, multiculture, community and space and her books include Rural Identities, Ethnicity and Community in the Contemporary English Countryside and Community, Welfare and Crime (co-edited with Gerry Mooney). John Solomos is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK. He has published widely in the areas of race, ethnicity and migration. Among his books are Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader (Second Edition, co-edited with Les Back) and The Sage Handbook of Race and Ethnic Relations (co-edited with Patricia Hill Collins).
Preface.- PART I: POLITICS AND POLICY.- 1. Multiculture, Race and Social Change/2. Policy Approaches to Race and Multiculture.- PART II: POLICY ARENAS.- 3. Migration.- 4. Housing.- 5. Policing/6. Health.- 7. Education/8. Employment/PART III: POLICY FUTURES.- 9. Changing Policy Agendas and Future Trends.- Bibliography.- Index.