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Recent Publications

January 17, 2008

Race & Class, January 2008

The January 2008 edition of the journal Race & Class leads with Joy Wang's analysis of Thabo Mbeki's AIDS denialism, features Jeremy Seabrook's examination of the psychic costs of industrialism's relentless march and includes studies of racial conflict in Malaysia, liberal imperialism in Egypt and the 'integration' discourse in France.

October 25, 2007

European Race Bulletin no. 61

Contains an in-depth report on the election material of the extreme-Right Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) and country round-ups on anti-terrorism and human rights.

October 1, 2007

Caribbean Trajectories: 200 years on

Surveying the contemporary Caribbean - economically, politically and culturally - this special edition of the journal Race & Class argues that slavery and colonialism have left the region in the hands of narrow elites, which consider large sections of their own populations to be 'disposable'.

July 19, 2007

European Race Bulletin no. 60

This 'Election special' contains in depth articles on the recent elections in France and the Netherlands and country summaries covering other recent elections in Europe.

July 1, 2007

Race & Class, July 2007

The July 2007 edition of the journal Race & Class leads with Jerry Harris' new analysis of the revolutionary movements in Bolivia and Venezuela, features Amrit Wilson's examination of the forced marriage debate in Britain and includes studies of indigenous knowledge, the Pan Africanist T E S Scholes and the plight of prisoners in Hurricane Katrina.

March 13, 2007

They Are Children Too: a study of Europe’s deportation policies

Liz Fekete shows how unaccompanied minors, children in families of asylum seekers and those whose parents are without the requisite papers, are being damaged by harsh target-driven deportation systems.

January 1, 2007

Race & Class, January 2007

The January 2007 edition of the IRR journal Race & Class leads with Ilan Pappe's wide-ranging historical analysis of US foreign policy in Palestine, examining the roots of the pro-Israel lobby, its relationship to the fundamentalist Christian Right and the interests of the 'Arabists' in the State Department. Also featured is a series of articles on colonialism and neo-colonialism in the Pacific Islands.

September 21, 2006

Race & Class, October 2006

The October 2006 edition of the IRR journal Race & Class leads with Liz Fekete's critique of the 'enlightened fundamentalism' of anti-immigrant feminists, continues with Jonathan Scott's indictment of the US academy's downgrading of Langston Hughes' intellectual contribution, and carries a historical survey of the politics of Britain's Asian Youth Movements by Anandi Ramamurthy. Also featured is playwright David Edgar's defence of the right to be offended and an analysis of the US immigrant rights movement by William I. Robinson.

July 12, 2006

Race & Class, July 2006

The July 2006 edition of the IRR journal Race & Class leads with an essay by Matt Carr on the growing respectability of the concept of 'Eurabia', the fantasy that Europe is at risk of being transformed into an Islamic colony, continues with John Berger's 'Dispatches' from Palestine and elsewhere and carries an interview with A. Sivanandan on freedom of speech. Also featured are articles on Abu Ghraib and the US prison regime and the use of assassination against liberation movements.

April 27, 2006

European Race Bulletin no. 55

'Asylum: from deterrence to criminalisation' by Frances Webber draws attention to the threat posed to international conventions by the adoption of a penal framework to prevent the arrival of would-be refugees in Europe and to aid the departure of failed asylum seekers.

April 4, 2006

Race & Class, April 2006

The April 2006 edition of the IRR journal Race & Class leads with an essay by Anis Shivani on a new literary 'Orientalism', continues with Graham Murray's analysis of last year's riots in the French banlieues and features articles on a new 'ethnographic' museum in Paris, the British Empire Exhibition of 1924 and the politics of the US Liberator magazine, 1929-1934.

March 1, 2006

HomeBeats: Struggles for Racial Justice (Multi user licence)

HomeBeats is a multimedia journey through time, from Africa, the Caribbean and Asia, to the making of modern Britain. The first cd-rom on racism and the black presence in Britain, it fuses music, graphics, video, text and animation into a stunning voyage of personal and historical discovery for every user.

March 1, 2006

HomeBeats: Struggles for Racial Justice (Single user licence)

HomeBeats is a multimedia journey through time, from Africa, the Caribbean and Asia, to the making of modern Britain. The first cd-rom on racism and the black presence in Britain, it fuses music, graphics, video, text and animation into a stunning voyage of personal and historical discovery for every user.

January 5, 2006

Race, terror and civil society

The January 2006 edition of the IRR journal Race & Class opens with an essay by A. Sivanandan on the politics of anti-terrorism in Britain after 7/7, continues with Graham Usher's analysis of Israel's West Bank wall and features articles on the detention of Muslims in the US after 9/11 and the US Right's rise to power, while the World Bank's policies over the last decade are surveyed by Walden Bello and Shalmali Guttal.

December 14, 2005

European Race Bulletin no. 53

'Fighting fascism, preserving democracy' examines the growth of racist and far-Right parties in seventeen EU countries, and Norway and Switzerland.

July 20, 2005

Race & Class, July 2005

The July 2005 edition of the IRR journal Race & Class features articles on Ben Okri and postcolonial literary theory, the Black middle class in the US and the 'mulatto' motion picture, Afrocentrism and materialism, the politics of public transport in Santiago, the EU's deportation programme and Portugal's imperial neurosis.

April 11, 2005

The deportation machine: Europe, asylum and human rights

Citing over 200 detailed case studies, The deportation machine: Europe, asylum and human rights shows how opportunist political campaigning puts the lives of asylum seekers at risk.

March 31, 2005

Race & Class, April 2005

The April 2005 edition of the IRR journal Race & Class features articles on the demonisation of pan-Arab nationalism, the work of Afro-Puerto Rican writer Tony Medina, German debates on cultural identity and integration, the shortcomings of Robert Putnam's research on diversity, the promise of democracy in Eritrea and how the Russian press has covered Africa.

January 13, 2005

Race & Class, January 2005

Race & Class - the next thirty years, by A. Sivanandan

July 1, 2004

The politics of fear: civil society and the security state

The 'war on terror', initiated by the US, taken up by its junior partners and promulgated across the globe, is having a seismic impact on the structures and institutions of civil society. In the process, it is remoulding, to an unprecedented degree, the conceptions of peace, liberty and security in western developed societies.

March 22, 2004

Race & Class, April 2004

Reparations for 'America's Holocaust' by Michael T Martin and Marilyn Yaquinto

March 10, 2004

European Race Bulletin no. 47

'Anti-terrorism and human rights' is essential reading for all those concerned to find out more about the international approach to combating terror and how it is influencing EU and British counter-terrorism measures.

January 5, 2004

Race & Class, January 2004

Community, cohesion and the state, by Jonathan Burnett

September 17, 2003

Race & Class, October 2003

The mulatta on film: from Hollywood to the Mexican revolution, by Cedric J. Robinson and Luz Maria Cabral

August 28, 2003

Reclaim people’s security

From national security to global security: counter-terrorism in Asia and Europe. Published by the Institute of Race Relations along with the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam.