John Rex is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Warwick. His long and distinguished career has included posts at the Universities of Leeds 1949-62, Birmingham 1962-64, Durham 1964-70, Warwick 1970-79 and 1984-90, Aston 1979-84, Toronto 1974-5, Capetown, 1991 and New York, 1996. In addition to these he has been a Member U.N.E.S.C.O. International Experts Committee on Racism and Race Prejudice, 1967 and President of the International Sociological Association's Research Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities 1974-82.
His publications include Key Problems of Sociological Theory, London 1961; (with Robert Moore) Race Community and Conflict, London 1967; Race Relations in Sociological Theory 1970 and 1983; Sociology and the Demystification of the Modern World, London 1973; Discovering Sociology, London 1973; Race, Colonialism and the City, London 1973; (with Sally Tomlinson) Colonial Immigrants in a British City, London 1979; Social Conflict - A Theoretical and Conceiptual Analysis, London 1981; (Editor) Apartheid and Social Research, U.N.E.S.C.O., Paris 1981; (Editor with David Mason) Theories of Race and Ethnic Relations, Cambridge 1986; Race and Ethnicity, Milton Keynes 1986; The Ghetto and the Underclass, Aldershot 1987; (editor with Daniele Joly and Czarina Wilpert) Immigrant Associations in Europe, Gower, Aldershot 1987; Ethnic Identity and Ethnic Mobilisation in Britain, Warwick 1991; (editor with Beatrice Drury) Ethnic Mobilisation in a MultiCultural Europe, Aldershot 1994; Ethnic Minorities and the Modern Nation State, London 1996.
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