Chris Searle: the great includer

The October 2009 issue of the journal Race & Class is a festschrift dedicated to radical educationalist Chris Searle on his sixty-fifth birthday.

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Englishman – A. Sivanandan

An insurrection in words: East End voices in the 1970s – Tony Harcup

Teaching tough kids: Searle and Stepney – Bob Davis

Chris Searle: Funk Brother number one – Jonathan Scott

The pitch of the world: cricket and Chris Searle – Claire Westall and Neil Lazarus

More than words: Chris Searle’s approach to critical literacy as cultural action – Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel

Going in by the front door: Searle, Earl Marshal School and Sheffield – Bob Davis

Earl Marshal School: towards an inclusive education – Ahmed Gurnah

Mozambique diary – Basil Davidson

A British anti-imperialist lion in the Grenada revolution – Didacus Jules

Review: Forward Groove: jazz and the real world from Louis Armstrong to Gilad Atzmon By CHRIS SEARLE reviewed by Mary Ellison

Tributes by Andy Croft, Colin Prescod, Jenny Bourne, Danny Reilly, and Gary Pulsifer

Bibliography of Chris Searle’s publications compiled by Frances Webber

Race & Class is published quarterly, in January, April, July and October, by Sage Publications for the Institute of Race Relations; individual subscriptions are £27/$47, for four issues, with an introductory rate of £20/$35 for new subscribers.

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[1] See Guardian, 3 August 2005, 'Inquiry into firm's asylum contracts'. [2] Email press release, Positive Action in Housing, 8 November 2010.