Race & Class, July 2009

The July 2009 edition of the journal Race & Class leads with Robbie McVeigh and Bill Rolston’s exploration of the long history of the ‘civilising process’ in Ireland; it also includes two pieces on Palestine: a poem by A. Sivanandan and a discussion of the boycott campaign by Abigail B. Bakan and Yasmeen Abu-Laban.

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Gaza by A. Sivanandan

Civilising the Irish by Robbie McVeigh and Bill Rolston

Palestinian resistance and international solidarity: the BDS campaign by Abigail B. Bakan and Yasmeen Abu-Laban

Dean Baker’s war of position by Jonathan Scott

Tea – midwife and nurse to capitalism by A.R.T. Kemasang


British radicals by Jeremy Seabrook

France: voices of the banlieues by Naima Bouteldja


Latin America and Global Capitalism: a critical globalization perspective By WILLIAM I. ROBINSON reviewed by Jerry Harris

Africa Writes Back: the African writers series and the launch of African literature By JAMES CURREY reviewed by Michael Wolfers

Bad Samaritans: the myth of free trade and the secret history of capitalism By HA-JOON CHANG reviewed by Kam Hei Tsuei

Urban Outcasts: a comparative sociology of advanced marginality By LOÏC WACQUANT and A World of Gangs: armed young men and gangsta culture By JOHN M. HAGEDORN reviewed by Matt Clement

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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