Letter: Segregation Has Been Consistently High
Byline: Dr RICHARD GALE
Dear Editor, Re article: "We're living in ghettoes' Conference: Ethnic communities segregated" (Post, July 13).
I was paraphrased in the article as having said that ethnic minority groups in Birmingham are "ghet-toised in the most poverty-stricken areas". However, I did not use the term "ghettoised", and I believe this is in fact a distortion of my argument.
Using data from the 1991 and 2001 censuses and a standard statistical measure of segregation (known as the Index of Segregation) I showed that overall, segregation in Birmingham has been consistently high, particularly for Pakistanis and Bangladeshis, although it has …
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Publication information: Article title: Letter: Segregation Has Been Consistently High. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: August 1, 2006. Page number: 11. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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