Ethnic Inequality - Workplace

Daniel Johnston
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Sociology (Social Inequality) Mind Map on Ethnic Inequality - Workplace, created by Daniel Johnston on 12/09/2013.
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Ethnic Inequality - Workplace
1 Experience prejudice, discrimination & stereotyping
2 Hindus are well represented in the highly paid medical profession
3 2004
3.1 Ethnic minority workers earned £18,044 compared with £19,552 for white employees. Bangladeshi salary was £12,220 a year.
3.2 Unemployment rates!
3.2.1 Lowest rate - white men - 5%
3.2.2 Highest rate - African Carribean men - 14%
3.2.3 Lowest rate among ethnic minority - Indian men - 7%
3.2.4 37 % of Bangladeshi 16-24 & 35 % of Pakistanis compared with 11% of white people
3.2.5 Ethnic minority men - less likely than white to be employed in skilled trades 12% compared with 20%
3.3 White men were paid £1.80 per hour more than ethnic minority men
4 Block (2004)
4.1 Recent immagrants generally experience significant disadvantage - refuges earning 79% of the pay of ethnic minority groups
5 First annual report - Government's Ethnic Minority Taskforce
5.1 Employment rate among ethnic minorities was 59.4% compared with 74.9% for the general population
6 JRF
6.1 When qualification levels are taken into account - there's difference between earnings of white people & black or Indian people.
7 Lucinda Platt (2007)
7.1 Ethnic minority workers do not have access to informal social networks
8 Clark & Drinkwater (2007)
8.1 Many Asians prefer self-employment in relatively low paid sectors - taxi-driving/catering - rather than face discrimination in the wider employment sector.
9 2007
9.1 Unemployment rate for ethnic minorities was over 11% - twice the national average!!
10 The Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2007
10.1 Men from ethnic minorities in managerial & professional jobs earn up to 25% less than their white colleagues!
10.2 African- Carribean & Bangladeshi men were most likely to face greatest pay discrimination
11 An African-Caribbean graduate is more than twice as likely to be unemployed as a white graduate.
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