Collective Terminology to Describe the Minority Ethnic Population

  title={Collective Terminology to Describe the Minority Ethnic Population},
  author={Peter J. Aspinall},
  pages={803 - 816}
A wide range of terminology is used, often interchangeably, to describe the minority ethnic group population as a whole and major segments of it.While some terms have been extended to give clarity, as in ‘Asian, Black and other minority ethnic’, much in this lexicon remains cumbersome or ambiguous in usage. Further, white minority groups such as the Irish frequently get omitted in the category shuffle, creating ‘injustices of recognition’. Imprecision in terminology can equally apply to ‘pan… Expand
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