Ethnic Minorities

Kirbi
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Kirbi
Created by Kirbi about 6 years ago
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Distribution of Poverty between different Social Groups

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Ethnic Minorities
1 Department of Work and Pensions (2009) two fifths of EM are in poverty
2 Reasons for high poverty
2.1 Unemployment
2.1.1 Racial discimination
2.1.2 5 Lives
2.1.2.1 Traditional "white" sounding names were replied to in their job offers
2.1.2.2 9% of Muslim applicants were accepted
2.1.2.3 Applications for "black" candidates only had 13% success rate
2.1.3 70% of EM live in the 88 most deprived areas
2.1.3.1 Less job opportunities
2.1.3.2 Horizontal segregation
3 Poverty rates for Pakistani and Bangladeshi are 60% and 70%
3.1 Flaherty (2004)
3.1.1 Could be because relying on one income because women conform to traditional gender roles
4 2007/8 52% of black Caribbean people received the lowest grades
4.1 More likely to face vertical segregation
5 ONS (2010) 36% of Bangladeshi/Pakistani have low paid jobs
5.1 26% of Black African
5.2 23% of Black Caribbean
5.3 22% of Indian
5.4 Pakistani central in manufactoring
5.5 Bangladeshi & Chinese: catering
5.6 Caribbean & African: manual
6 27% of Chinese & 25% of Indian experience higher rates of professional positions
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