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The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain
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The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska


This book analyses the extent and nature of the political integration of Britain’s main ethnic-minority groups (Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, black Africans, and black Caribbeans). The issues covered include political knowledge and interest, political values and policy preferences, perceptions of parties, preferences for parties, representation and what parties offer ethnic minorities, voter registration, electoral behaviour (turnout and vote choice), other forms of political participation (such as signing petitions and demonstrations), trust in political institutions and satisfaction wit ... More

Keywords: Ethnicity, ethnic minorities, social exclusion, political integration, Britain, electoral behaviour, political engagement, political attitudes, representation, multiculturalism, social capital

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199656639
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony F. Heath, author
Professor of Sociology, Universities of Oxford and Manchester

Stephen D. Fisher, author
University Lecturer in Political Sociology, University of Oxford

Gemma Rosenblatt, author
Research and Evaluation Manager