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
June 23, 2011
The July 2011 issue contains four key articles, leading with 'What postcolonial theory doesn't say' by Neil Lazarus in which he exposes the category error at the heart of the postcolonial studies field - a failure to situate colonialism and imperialism and acknowledge the impact of capitalism and uneven development even as the idea of 'the West' is ever dematerialised. He reviews the work of scholars and novelists.
April 11, 2011
The April 2011 issue of Race & Class leads with a major review article of Guantánamo literature by Barbara Harlow, foregrounding works by Moazzam Begg, Victoria Brittain, Gillian Slovo, Mahvish Rukshana Khan, Anna Perera, Clive Stafford Smith et al and examining what they reveal about the nature, imperatives and relationship to international law of the US state.
January 11, 2011
'Constructions of Palestine', the January 2011 issue of Race & Class, is a special issue.
October 5, 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 6, 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.
April 15, 2010
The April 2010 edition of the journal Race & Class leads with two articles analysing Europe's incarceration of 'foreign' prisoners, the first by Liz Fekete and Frances Webber, the second by Luk Vervaet; it also includes Jeremy Seabrook's account of marginal lives in the city of Barisal, Bangladesh.
January 21, 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.
October 1, 2009
The October 2009 issue of the journal Race & Class is a festschrift dedicated to radical educationalist Chris Searle on his sixty-fifth birthday.
July 1, 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.
April 1, 2009
The April 2009 edition of the journal Race & Class leads with Jerry Harris and Carl Davidson's charting of the new contours of power in Obama's America, and features a series of articles on asylum and multiculturalism in Sweden.