Race & Class, January 2010

The January 2010 edition of the journal Race & Class leads with Tony Bunyan’s analysis of Europe’s shift to a surveillance society; it also includes an examination of military futurism by Matt Carr, an account of the ‘Black Shame’ campaign in interwar Europe, A. Sivanandan on ethnic cleansing in Sri Lanka and Shawqi Issa on Palestine.

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Just over the horizon – the surveillance society and the state in the EU by Tony Bunyan

Slouching towards dystopia: the new military futurism by Matt Carr

‘Black Shame’ – the campaign against ‘racial degeneration’ and female degradation in interwar Europe by Iris Wigger

Putting a face on free-market economics: the politicisation of race and ethnicity in Peru by Rebecca L. Lee


Ethnic cleansing in Sri Lanka by A. Sivanandan

Palestine: notes from the inside by Shawqi Issa

Evidence to the UK parliamentary select committee inquiry on preventing violent extremism by Institute of Race Relations


Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: immigration, Islam and the West By CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL reviewed by Matt Carr

From Fatwa to Jihad: the Rushdie affair and its legacy By KENAN MALIK reviewed by Arun Kundnani

We Will Return in the Whirlwind: Black radical organizations, 1960-1975 By MUHAMMAD AHMAD and Liberated Territory: untold perspectives on the Black Panther Party By YOHURU WILLIAMS and JAMA LAZEROW reviewed by Jordan T. Camp

The Travail of Dieudonné By FRANCIS B. NYAMNJOH and Mobile Phones: the new talking drums of everyday Africa, edited by MIRJAM DE BRUIJN, FRANCIS NYAMNJOH and INGE BRINKMAN reviewed by Barbara Harlow

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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