Patterns of Minority and Majority Identification in a Multicultural Society explores dual and individual ethnic and national identies among the UK’s minority and majority populations. Using the acculturation framework popularised by Berry it explores the strenght of minority groups’ ethnic and British identities and how they covary. It also capitalises on the fact that the … More Dual ethnic and national identities
A note on ethnicity and identity among the UK born population in Understanding Society is an ISER Working Paper. The paper takes a first look at how the UK born identify across different dimensions (ethnicity, religion, political beliefs and region), to what extent the strength of attachment across these prescribed and elective identities strengthen or substitute each … More Ethnicity and identity the UK
Britishness and identity assimilation among the UK’s minority and majority ethnic groups is an Understanding Society Working Paper. The paper uses Understanding Society to explore patterns of dual minority and majority identification among the UK’s minority ethnic groups. Download the Working Paper from the Understanding Society website.
Minority groups’ national, ethnic and religious identity: investigating generational change investigates whether minority ethnic groups in Britain show identity assimilation in the second generation. Making use of the Ethnic Minority British Election Survey (EMBES) for 2010, it considers what evidence there is for identity assimilation across generations in Britain, whether there is a substitution of religious for ethnic identities … More Minority groups’ national, ethnic and religious identity
Effect of interview modes on measurement of identity is an Understanding Society Working Paper. The paper investigates the effect of interview mode on responses to attitudinal and autobiographical questions: a 13-item multidimensional identity module. Download the Working Paper from the Understanding Society website
Developing ethnic identity questions for Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study is an Understanding Society Working Paper. It describes the process of development of a series of new ethnic identity questions, fielded in Wave 2 of Understanding Society. Download the Working Paper from the Understanding Society website.
Who are the UK’s minority ethnic groups? Issues of identification and measurement in a longitudinal study highlights issues related to measuring ethnicity and ethnic identity. The discussion is based on an extensive review of the literature and an intensive consultation process undertaken as part of the development of the ethnicity focused strand of Understanding Society. Download the … More Who are the UK’s minority ethnic groups?