Getting started with interactive graphs at Ethnic Politics

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Most of the graphs on this site our interactive. By following the on screen instructions you will be able to access a more detailed breakdown of information. Many graphs look like this The first graph you are presented with shows Continue reading Getting started with interactive graphs at Ethnic Politics

Far right legacy effect mapped: are UKIP supporters really the BNP in blazers?

By Juta Kawalerowicz, Nuffield College, Oxford As more Conservative MPs defect to UKIP and Labour strategist start worrying about voters in their area defecting too, the question arises whether the growing support for UKIP is a black swan, or a Continue reading Far right legacy effect mapped: are UKIP supporters really the BNP in blazers?

It’s not demographics, it’s action on discrimination and prejudice. A response to Demos’ report on ethnic minority voting.

 By Maria Sobolewska (University of Manchester) @smthgsmthg On Friday 25th of April Demos published a report on whether the Conservatives could avoid Romney’s famous death by demographics and attract enough ethnic minority votes to tilt some crucial marginal seats in Continue reading It’s not demographics, it’s action on discrimination and prejudice. A response to Demos’ report on ethnic minority voting.

Ethnic Minority Registration: marginal and marginalised by Dr Maria Sobolewska and Prof Anthony Heath (University of Manchester)

Participation in elections is a fundamental principle of a representative democracy. The participation- and representation- of minorities is of particular importance, as these groups face multiple disadvantages often as a result of their new arrival status, but also as victims Continue reading Ethnic Minority Registration: marginal and marginalised by Dr Maria Sobolewska and Prof Anthony Heath (University of Manchester)

Diversity and the Civic Spirit in British Neighbourhoods by Dr. Neli Demireva

There has been a considerable shift in the current policy framework in Britain from a discourse focusing on equality and multiculturalism toward social and civic integration and cultural compatibility. Why has multiculturalism fallen in such disrepute? In the years following Continue reading Diversity and the Civic Spirit in British Neighbourhoods by Dr. Neli Demireva

Are minorities supportive of the government’s restrictive stance on immigration? Evidence from the British Social Attitudes survey by Rob Ford

In last year’s article in The Economist (http://www.economist.com/news/britain/21571208-ethnic-minorities-are-moving-marginal-constituencies-colour-votes) immigration is casually mentioned as one of the policies which alienated British ethnic minorities from the Conservative party. Yet, this is merely an assumption, as we know precious little on what minorities Continue reading Are minorities supportive of the government’s restrictive stance on immigration? Evidence from the British Social Attitudes survey by Rob Ford

Ethnic Politics – website launch 30th April 2013

30th April 2013, 6pm at the House of Commons, Westminster, London Runnymede will be launching the Ethnic Politics website at the end of April. At this launch, students from Lilian Baylis Secondary School will lead a Q&A, with speakers including Continue reading Ethnic Politics – website launch 30th April 2013