Stability and change in ethnic group in England and Wales

ethnic handsStability and change in ethnic group in England and Wales looks at how the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Longitudinal Study (LS) as a resource for allows us to challenge notions of ethnic group stability. This paper has practical implications for
the ways we measure and conceive of Britain’s minority ethnic groups.

The article uses two examples to explore the change in ethnic group identification by the same individuals between 1991 and 2001, and to show how the loss to follow up is differentially experienced according to ethnic group.

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