Race & Class

Race & Class is the IRR’s quarterly journal on racism, empire and globalisation. For more than three decades, it has established a reputation for the breadth of its analysis, its global outlook and its multidisciplinary approach. Further information on the Race & Class publication

July 6, 2016

The colour of struggle – July 2016

Race and class: the colour of struggle, 1950s-1980s, edited by Jenny Bourne, brings together the voices of unsung political heroes of the time, groundbreaking new research, and campaigning material from the archives, providing readers with key resources on Britain’s history of black anti-racist activism – especially relating to policing, racial violence, workers exploitation and immigration controls. Those who speak from its pages – mothers, workers, students, exiles – testify to the common experience of colonialism and racism which made Black the colour of their fight.

April 6, 2016

Race & Class, April 2016

The April issue of Race & Class features articles on Lagos and Detroit, the deradicalisation of education, nativism in Hungary and Jamaica's garrison communities.

January 26, 2016

Race & Class, January 2016

The January 2016 issue of Race & Class is a special issue, 'Reparative histories: radical narratives of "race" and resistance', edited by Cathy Bergin and Anita Rupprecht.

October 7, 2015

Race & Class, October 2015

The October issue of Race & Class includes articles on state violence and collusion in Northern Ireland, Israel and Europe’s radical Right, and District 9 and post-apartheid Johannesburg.

August 26, 2015

Reparative histories: radical narratives of ‘race’ and resistance (forthcoming)

The January 2016 issue of Race & Class will be a special issue, edited by Cathy Bergin and Anita Rupprecht, focusing on 'reparative histories'.

July 2, 2015

Race & Class, July 2015

The July issue of Race & Class takes up three topical themes: the monetarisation of private information, the politics of film and the demonisation of ‘anti-racism’.

April 20, 2015

Race & Class, April 2015

The latest issue of Race & Class includes articles on racial violence in Northern Ireland, Belgium's war on terror, the undocumented in Lesvos and Freedom on Rides in Palestine.

January 16, 2015

Race & Class, January 2015

The latest issue of Race & Class focuses on Crime and Punishment. 

October 16, 2014

Race & Class, October 2014

The October issue of Race & Class, ‘Memory and hope’, contains the views of Kashmiri scholars and activists on the country's history and possibilities for peace and autonomy. Guest edited by anthropologist Shubh Mathur, the articles in this issue draw upon new voices and new research which have transformed understandings of the conflict, placing the Kashmiri experience centre stage, rather than the competing narratives of Indian and Pakistani territorial and nationalist ambitions.

July 10, 2014

Race & Class, July 2014

The latest issue of Race & Class examines the consequences of the co-option of charities and voluntary organisations within the immigration detention market. ‘The business of child detention: charitable co-option, migrant advocacy and activist outrage’, by Imogen Tyler, Nick Gill, Deirdre Conlon and Ceri Oeppen, asks if the neoliberal trend towards the ‘professionalisation of dissent’ has diminished political opposition to immigration detention in Britain and the wider world.