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Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Miri Song


While there has been significant growth in studies of “multiracial,” or “mixed-race,” individuals, very few have investigated the experiences of the descendants of multiracial individuals—the so-called multigeneration multiracials. As interracial unions and disparate types of multiracial people continue to increase in many societies, what effect does this have on our understanding of racial categories and boundaries? How do multiracial people think about race in relation to themselves and their children? Using in-depth interviews, this book investigates how and why multiracial people racially ... More

Keywords: Multiracial, Mixed race, Parents, Children, Family, Race, Generational change, Identification, Racism, Britain

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781479840540
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Miri Song, author
University of Kent