Tag: black

  • Heidi Safia Mirza: Young Female and Black

    Young Female and Black is a research study of 198 young women and men who attended two comprehensive schools in London in the late 1980s. The main focus of the study is on 62 black women. The book was published in 1992. Mirza used a variety of research methods, but this is primarily an example of…

  • Ethnicity and Inequality in the UK 2017

    The issue of why there are inequalities by ethnicity in the UK is a topic which runs all the way through the A level sociology syllabus. This post simply presents some sources which provide information on the extent of inequality in life chances by ethnicity in contemporary Britain. As it stands, in 2017 it seems…

  • Tony Sewell – explaining black boys’ underachievement

    Tony Sewell suggested an anti-school culture may be responsible for the underachievement of black boys.