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Recent Publications

October 17, 2010

Driven to desperate measures 2006-2010

A report cataloguing the deaths of the 77 asylum seekers and migrants who have died either in the UK or attempting to reach the UK from 2006-2010.

October 7, 2010

Briefing Paper no. 4

Accelerated removals: a study of the human cost of EU deportation policies, 2009-2010 examines the 38 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe over an 18-month period and shows the human cost of EU moves to slash budgets for refugee integration and accelerate the pace of removals – thereby undermining international conventions.

October 5, 2010

Race & Class, October 2010

Race & Class, October 2010, leads with an article by Nancy Murray on 'Profiling in the age of total information awareness'. In the US, such awareness linked to racial profiling and implemented by the little accountable Joint-Terrorism Task Forces is especially focused on Muslims, immigrants and prisoners.

July 19, 2010

Alternative Voices on Integration

This report identifies alternative voices on integration, in five European countries, bringing together the interviews and news stories with representative organisations.

July 6, 2010

Race & Class, July 2010

The July 2010 edition of the journal Race & Class is a special issue: 'Canada: colonial amnesia and the legacy of empire' guest edited by David Austin, Sean Mills and Scott Rutherford.

June 14, 2010

Briefing Paper 6

Racial Violence: The buried issue

June 1, 2010

Racial violence: the buried issue

A report on dangerously high levels of racial violence in the UK – a violence which is spreading into new areas.

January 14, 2010

Briefing Paper 5

Youth deaths: The reality behind the 'knife crime' debate

November 12, 2009

European Race Bulletin no. 69

The Autumn 2009 issue of the European Race Bulletin comprises a detailed article on 'Foreign nationals, enemy penology and the criminal justice system' plus reports on the recent elections and the Swiss referendum on minarets.

October 17, 2009

Spooked: how not to prevent violent extremism

Spooked: how not to prevent violent extremism, suggests that the Prevent programme has been used to establish one of the most elaborate systems of surveillance ever seen in Britain.

September 10, 2009

European Race Bulletin no. 68

The Summer 2009 issue of the European Race Bulletin comprises detailed summaries on recent elections across Europe and reports on two recent racist murders in Germany and Malta.

May 28, 2009

European Race Bulletin no. 67

'Secrecy, detention, torture: the parallel world of Europe's anti-terror regimen', comprises detailed summaries on the operation of anti-terror laws across Europe and a feature on Islamophobia, academic research and scare scenarios.

March 12, 2009

European Race Bulletin no. 66

'Europe's shame - A report on 105 deaths' comprises research into deaths in the EU in 2007 and 2008 due to either racism or government migration and asylum policies.

March 12, 2009

A Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration and Islamophobia in Europe

At the heart of this book is an examination of xeno-racism - a non-colour coded form of institutionalised racism - where migrants who do not assimilate, or are believed to be incapable of assimilation, are excluded.

November 20, 2008

European Race Bulletin no. 65

'Grinding down the human rights defenders'' examines the resistance and the criminalisation of solidarity and protest, also contains an article on the the Austrian general election and the death of Jörg Haider.

November 6, 2008

Struggles for Black Community (Statutory bodies)

Four seminal Black films, made for Channel 4 at the beginning of the 1980s, on Tiger Bay, Leicester, Ladbroke Grove and Southall have been reissued in a new DVD.

November 6, 2008

Struggles for Black Community (Individual & community)

Four seminal Black films, made for Channel 4 at the beginning of the 1980s, on Tiger Bay, Leicester, Ladbroke Grove and Southall have been reissued in a new DVD.

September 11, 2008

Catching History on the Wing

'Catching History on the Wing: Race, Culture and Globalisation' is part of Pluto's 21st birthday series 'Get Political', which brings essential political writing by Marx, Lenin, Fanon et al to a new audience.

August 7, 2008

European Race Bulletin no. 64

The Summer 2008 issue of the European Race Bulletin examines 'The Italian general election and its aftermath', plus an article on a death in police custody in France by Virginia MacFadyen.

May 8, 2008

Integration, Islamophobia and civil rights in Europe

New research finds that, contrary to public perception, the challenge to multiculturalism in Europe comes not from Muslim communities' unwillingness to integrate but from Islamophobia.

November 14, 2007

Briefing Paper 4

Asylum Deaths: What to do next

June 1, 2007

The End of Tolerance: racism in 21st century Britain (Currently not available)

Arun Kundnani looks behind the media hysteria to show how multicultural Britain is under attack by government policies and vitriolic press campaigns that play upon fear and encourage racism.

April 4, 2007

UK: racism and the state 2007

In this special edition of Race & Class, leading black and anti-racist activists, campaigners and scholars chart the new parameters of state racism in the UK today.

February 14, 2007

Briefing Paper 3

Community responses to the War on Terror

February 14, 2007

Briefing Paper 2

In defence of multiculturalism