race relations


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race relations

n
1. (Sociology) (functioning as plural) the relations between members of two or more human races, esp within a single community
2. (Sociology) (functioning as singular) the branch of sociology concerned with such relations
Translations

race relations

nplrapporti mpl fra le razze
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Jenkins' impact on race relations is undoubtedly a forgotten aspect of his career.
Americans' mentions of racism and race relations as the most important problem facing the country spiked in December 2014 to 13% amid protests over high-profile incidents of police brutality toward blacks in Staten Island, New York, Ferguson, Missouri, and other places across the U.
Forty-five percent believe race relations are the same, while only 15 percent say they've actually improved.
He was based at a number of RAF bases until 1973 when he retired his commission as squadron leader, including RAF Gutersloh in Germany, where his eldest children Edward and Lara were born, his youngest daughter Natasha being later born in Sri Lanka The family then moved to Shirley and Mr Ratnaraja joined the Race Relations Board as principal conciliation officer, work-work ing all over the country advising on the enforcement of the Race Relations Act.
Thirty-five percent of respondents said race relations have gotten "a lot better" or "a little better" under Obama, down from 41 percent who said the same in October 2009.
Most likely to say race relations have worsened are: voters who are more likely to vote for Tea Party endorsements (78%); conservatives (75%); Republicans (68%); NASCAR fans (58%); weekly Wal-Mart shoppers (57%); those attending religious services weekly or more often (54%); and military veterans (53%).
He said yesterday: "I was told that we could have been done under the Race Relations Act 1976, and heaven knows what else, by not allowing other citizens, including those from England, into the races for free.
The party's membership criteria appeared to restrict membership to those within what the BNP regarded as particular "ethnic groups" and those whose skin colour was white, according to the Commission who said: "This exclusion is contrary to the Race Relations Act which the party is legally obliged to comply with.
The Commission said it was also concerned that the BNP's elected representatives may not intend to offer or provide services on an equal basis to all their constituents and members of the public irrespective of race or colour, in contravention of the Race Relations Act and the Local Authority Model Code of Conduct.
Just over half of the overall sample said they believe race relations in the country are "good.
The group is asking for Sarika to be allowed to attend normal lessons at the school while wearing the Kara, and for the school to amend its uniform policy to comply with the Race Relations Act.
I strongly hope the police investigate properly and if blame is to be laid then they do so without an eye on race relations.