towards Minority Ethnic People
towards minority ethnic people were asked in 2005,
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Questions on attitudes towards race and immigration were asked
in 2002 within the Community
Other relevant questions were also asked within the Community
Relations module, Cross
Community Contact and Attitudes
to Minority Ethnic Groups modules of the Young Life and Times
- Racism and intolerance towards minority ethnic groups in Northern Ireland by Lucy Michael (Research Update 112) is based on data from the 2015 Life and Times Survey.
- Attitudes towards minority ethnic people and migrant workers in 2014, by Philip McDerrmot (Research Update 103) is based on data from
the 2014 Life and Times Survey.
‘Shared Society?’ Attitudes on immigration and diversity,
by Philip McDerrmot (Research Update 86) is based on data from
the 2012 Life and Times Survey.
report on attitudes to minority ethnic people,
by Paula Devine (Occasional Paper) provides key statistics from
the 2012 Life and Times Survey.
and Tolerance in Northern Ireland, by Neil Jarman (Research
Update 63) is based on data from the 2005-2008 Life and Times
and Migrant Workers in Northern Ireland,
by Chris Gilligan (Research Update 53) uses data from the 2006
Life and Times Survey.
As part of
Festival of Social Science in 2008, this Update was translated
into the following languages: Cantonese
(346 kb), Polish
(232 kb), Portuguese
(216 kb), Lithuanian
Prejudice in Northern Ireland, by Chris Gilligan and Katrina
Lloyd (Research Update 44) uses data from the 2005 Life and
Online includes tables of results for questions
on race from the 1994 Northern Ireland Attitudes Survey.
Online also includes tables of results for questions
on immigration asked in the 2002 European Social Survey.
- The Online
Research Bank contains a bibliography and summaries of policy-related
research in Northern Ireland. One of the search terms is 'ethnicity'.
- Within Northern
Ireland, the Race
Relations (NI) Order 1997, as amended, follows closely the
provisions of the 1976 Race Relations Act in Britain.
- The mission
of the Equality
Commission for Northern Ireland is to combat discrimination
and promote equality of opportunity through advice, promotion
and enforcement. Their remit includes race, and their website
has a section on publications
related to this topic.
- Racial equality falls into the remit of The Executive Office in Northern Ireland. Racial
Equality Strategy 2015-2025 establishes a framework for government departments (and others) to tackle racial inequalities, to eradicate racism and hate crime and along with Together: Building a United Community, to promote good race relations and social cohesion.
- The Institute
for Conflict Research specialises in working on issues related
to conflict, human rights, social transformation and social
justice, and many of its publications on minority ethnic groups.
- The Euroidentities
project used biographical methods to study the development of
European identity. Coordinated at the Queens University, Belfast,
the seven partner teams include large and small nations located
both in the peripheries and the geographical core of Europe.