The embedding of state hostility shows how the injustices meted out to the Windrush generation are not anomalies but the logical result of an immigration system that, over many years, has weaponised the idea of ‘the illegal immigrant’ (November 2018). The paper can be downloaded here (pdf, 470 kb)
Racial violence and the Brexit state examines the link between the language and behaviour of perpetrators of racial violence, the rhetoric and policy pronouncements of politicians over recent years and the stigmatising frameworks of the media (December, 2016). The paper can be downloaded here (pdf, 784 kb)
Entitlement and belonging: social restructuring and multicultural Britainexamines the Housing and Planning and Immigration Bills 2015-16. It suggests they will accelerate the break-up and displacement of multicultural neighbourhoods, whilst facilitating the development of a ‘SUS culture’ as the ‘hostile environment principle’, long- established in immigration policy, is extended into housing (March, 2016). The paper can be downloaded here (pdf file, 401kb).
New geographies of racism: Peterborough: A report focusing on racial violence in Peterborough, where the city’s migrant workers have been demonised and vilified by the tabloids in recent years (July 2012). The report can be downloaded here (pdf file, 384kb).
New geographies of racism: Stoke-on-Trent: A report focusing on racial violence in Stoke-on-Trent, which has been devastated by deindustrialisation, and where the proportion of the city’s Black and Minority Ethnic population has doubled in two decades (November 2011). The report can be downloaded here (pdf file, 440kb).
New geographies of racism: Plymouth: A report focusing on racial violence in Plymouth which is based on detailed research into the history and political economy of the city (June 2011). The report can be downloaded here (pdf file, 198kb).
Racial violence: the buried issue: An IRR report on dangerously high levels of racial violence in the UK – a violence which is spreading into new areas (June 2010). The report can be downloaded here (pdf file, 300kb).
Counting the cost: An IRR report on how institutions have responded to incidents of racial violence (March 2001). The report can be downloaded here (pdf file, 120kb).