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Patterns of Race Relations

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 14 November 1965

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Robert Gardiner discusses the issues of race in his Reith series entitled 'A World of Peoples'. Born in Ghana, he has worked as the Head of the Ghana Civil Service, is a former Deputy Executive Secretary for the Economic Commission for Africa and has authored the book 'Development of Social Administration'.

In this lecture entitled 'Patterns of Race Relations' Robert Gardiner analyses the persistence of ethnocentrism. He explores how European expansion caused some of the problems but also highlights problematic interracial relationships which predated colonialism.

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