January 7, 2019
This week, the IRR publishes a memorial issue of Race & Class celebrating the lifework of the late Barbara Harlow, Solidarity here and everywhere.
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.
November 16, 2017
Humanitarianism: the unacceptable face of solidarity is the product of a six-month research project into the hostile political and legal environment facing humanitarian actors who seek to protect life at Europe’s sea and land borders.
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.
January 12, 2017
The January 2017 issue of Race & Class features articles on how ultra-nationalism plays out in the EU, murals in Colombia, collusion in Northern Ireland and popular racism in Japan.
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.
March 10, 2016
Entitlement and belonging: social restructuring and multicultural Britain examines 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.
April 9, 2015
A new film of A. Sivanandan, in conversation with Colin Prescod, entitled Catching History on the Wing.
March 31, 2015
The briefing paper, Unwanted, Unnoticed: an audit of 160 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe, by Reem Abu-Hayyeh and Frances Webber, documents the asylum and immigration-related deaths of migrants in Europe over the past five years.
December 23, 2014
The briefing paper, Hidden despair: The deaths of foreign national prisoners, by Frances Webber, examines recent suicides of foreign national prisoners in prisons and young offenders institutions.
April 4, 2013
The April 2013 issue of Race & Class contains a special section on Cuts, crime and racialisation, which examines how neoliberalism, at a time of austerity, changes the very nature of racism and criminal justice.
October 11, 2012
From pre-arrival to detention and deportation, Borderline Justice describes the exclusionary policies, inhumane decisions and obstacles to justice for refugees and migrants in the current legal system.
July 30, 2012
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.
June 30, 2011
A report focusing on racial violence in Plymouth which is based on detailed research into the history and political economy of the city.
October 17, 2010
A report cataloguing the deaths of the 77 asylum seekers and migrants who have died either in the UK or attempting to reach the UK from 2006-2010.
October 7, 2010
Accelerated removals: a study of the human cost of EU deportation policies, 2009-2010 examines the 38 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe over an 18-month period and shows the human cost of EU moves to slash budgets for refugee integration and accelerate the pace of removals – thereby undermining international conventions.
September 21, 2006
The IRR has catalogued a roll call of death of the 221 asylum seekers and migrants who have died either in the UK or attempting to reach the UK in the past seventeen years.
April 27, 2006
'Asylum: from deterrence to criminalisation' by Frances Webber draws attention to the threat posed to international conventions by the adoption of a penal framework to prevent the arrival of would-be refugees in Europe and to aid the departure of failed asylum seekers.