Recent Publications

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.

June 23, 2003

Black history: the present in the past

This special number of the journal Race & Class covers literature, theatre, music, black thinkers and recent debates in the academy and the community crucial to the shaping of black history.

March 24, 2003

Race & Class, April 2003

90 Inca-Israeli Jews: recruiting for Israel's demographic war, by David Landy

January 7, 2003

Race & Class, January 2003

Speculative capital in the global age, by Jim Davis

October 1, 2002

Race & Class, October 2002

The US military in the era of globalisation, by Jerry Harris

July 3, 2002


As, in the wake of September 11, the concept of international justice is hotly debated, the Institute of Race Relations examines exactly how well internal truth commissions have served the struggle for justice.

April 1, 2002

Racism: the hidden cost of September 11

A special investigation into how anti-terrorist laws across Europe are giving rise to a new wave of popular racism.

January 9, 2002

The gentle revolutionary: essays in honour of Jan Carew

A special issue of Race & Class dedicated to black novelist and anti-colonial activist and thinker Jan Carew.

January 1, 2001

Race myths – historical truths

A special issue of Race & Class on history, myths and race.

July 1, 1999

A world to win: essays in honour of A. Sivanandan

This special double issue of Race & Class focuses on the work of one of today's seminal thinkers on Marxism, imperialism and racism, who is also a key figure in the black movement, an often trenchant critic of the Left and an award-winning novelist.

October 1, 1998

The threat of globalism

Globalisation is fast becoming the buzzword to justify the new world economic order.

July 1, 1997

Europe: the wages of racism

This major report lays bare the measures and mechanisms which turn migrants into 'illegals', and asylum-seekers into forced labour.

January 1, 1997

When memory dies

A three-generational novel of a Sri Lankan family's search for coherence and continuity in a country broken by colonial occupation and riven by ethnic wars.

January 1, 1995

Europe on trial

An indictment of the violation of the human rights of refugees and asylum-seekers across Europe.

April 1, 1994

Aboriginal Australia: land, law and culture

The watershed 'Mabo' judgement on land rights opened a new chapter in Aboriginal history. Issues of self-determination, indigenous control of resources, the making of Aboriginal culture are all explored here - by those involved in these struggles.

January 1, 1994

Inside Racist Europe

How Europe uses popular racism, criminalisation and specious ‘democracy’ to keep out refugees.

July 1, 1993

Black America: the street and the campus

What does the politics of the street signify and how do the academics interpret it?

January 1, 1991

Europe: variations on a theme of racism

This in-depth analysis outlines the specifics of each country's racism, tracing it to its historical and philosophical roots and the country's social formation.

January 1, 1990

Homelands of the mind: Jewish feminism and identity politics

How do we hold on to both a Jewish and a feminist identity?

January 1, 1983

Towards an anti-racist feminism

'When the women's movement as we know it today, took off in the latter part of the 1960s, the debt of inspiration it owed to the black movement was obvious and acknowledged.'

January 1, 1982

A different hunger: writings on black resistance (out of print)

A seminal collection of essays on racism and black resistance from the late 1960s to the early 1980s.