November 19, 2018
The Embedding of State Hostility: a background paper on the Windrush scandal is a briefing that 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’.
October 15, 2018
The October 2018 issue of Race & Class brings together pieces on racialising domestic violence, #Grime4Corybyn, the rebranding of C.L.R. James for a neoliberal era and memorial tributes to A. Sivanandan.
July 4, 2018
Past oppressions are written into our statues, our architecture and our walls. This special issue of Race & Class brings a new perspective to reparatory history.
April 4, 2018
The April issue of Race & Class, examines the concept of ‘radicalisation’ that Arun Kundnani analysed in a path-breaking piece ‘Radicalisation: the journey of a concept’, some six years ago.
January 11, 2018
The January 2018 issue of Race & Class is now available.
January 9, 2018
An expansive investigation into the relationship between contemporary states and the far-right.
October 9, 2017
The October 2017 issue of Race & Class is now available.
July 13, 2017
The July 2017 issue of Race & Class is now available and you can download the lead article for free (for a limited time only).
April 18, 2017
The April 2017 Race & Class tackles two key current themes: the impact of Fox News in (mis)representing news and creating racist discourses, and the way in which Canadian ‘neoliberal multiculturalism’ is marginalising Arabs, Muslims and those in solidarity with Palestine.
December 2, 2016
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.
July 6, 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.
January 28, 2016
Prevent and the Children’s Rights Convention tests the duty placed on schools to prevent children being drawn in to terrorism against key articles in the United Nations Children’s Rights Convention (COROC).
August 26, 2015
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
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 9, 2015
A new film of A. Sivanandan, in conversation with Colin Prescod, entitled Catching History on the Wing.
January 16, 2015
The latest issue of Race & Class focuses on Crime and Punishment.
September 3, 2014
Exit from White Supremacism: the accountability gap within Europe’s de-radicalisation programmes highlights issues with European Exit programmes.
July 3, 2013
The July 2013 issue of Race & Class is a special issue: Black History – Black Politics.
February 15, 2013
A report on how racial violence is shaping the UK.
January 15, 2013
In the January 2013 issue of Race & Class, A. Sivanandan analyses the rise of neoliberalism in the UK, arguing that the market state no longer serves the nation, but transnational capital.
September 13, 2011
The October 2011 issue of a special issue, Black History - Black Struggle, examines hitherto neglected areas of black history by unknown black strugglers across the last century.
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.
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.
April 28, 2010
The background to the French parliamentary commission on the burqa and niqab examines how André Gerin, the Communist Party mayor of Vénissieux, ignited the debate on the voile intégral in a country where, it is estimated, that a total of 2,000 women wear the burqa. It describes the various arguments used to justify the ban from upholding laïcité to opposing the rise of Salafism and defending the freedom and dignity of women.