Policing and criminal justice system

Recent Publications

September 3, 2014

Briefing Paper no. 8

Exit from White Supremacism: the accountability gap within Europe’s de-radicalisation programmes highlights issues with European Exit programmes.

April 8, 2014

Race & Class, April 2014

In the latest issue of Race & Class, Sindre Bangstad explores the philosophical and political underpinnings of the freedom of expression debate in Norway. He warns that virulent far-right racism and extremism has been sanitised and made mainstream, threatening liberal democracy and equal citizenship in the process.

January 23, 2014

Investigated or ignored?

Investigated or ignored? An analysis of race-related deaths since the Macpherson report, analyses the criminal justice system's response to racist murders, or atacks with a known or suspected racial element, since the publication of the Macpherson report.

January 9, 2014

Race & Class, January 2014

In the new issue of Race & Class, three distinguished academics from Sweden's Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society, examine the 2013 'riots' in Sweden, comparing these to the August 2011 'riots' in the UK, and similar disturbances across the French banlieues in 2005.

October 16, 2013

Race & Class, October 2013

In the October 2013 issue of Race & Class, Phil Scraton examines the legacy of the Hillsborough football stadium disaster, which claimed the lives of ninety-six people.

May 8, 2013

Europe’s pariah state? the future of human rights in Britain

A report on the future of human rights in Britain.

April 4, 2013

Briefing Paper no. 6

State intelligence agencies and the far Right: A review of developments in Germany, Hungary and Austria examines the security services’ approach to the far Right and finds that far from clamping down on growing fascism, some of the tactics of security services are enhancing conditions for its growth.

April 4, 2013

Race & Class, April 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.

February 15, 2013

Racial violence: facing reality

A report on how racial violence is shaping the UK.

January 15, 2013

Race & Class, January 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.

July 30, 2012

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.

June 22, 2012

Race & Class, July 2012

The July 2012 issue of Race & Class, the  lead article ‘Four days in August: the UK riots’ examines reports and inquiries conducted in the aftermath of last summer’s disturbances in the UK.

December 14, 2010

Briefing Paper 7

Excluding migrants from justice: the legal aid cuts

October 5, 2010

Race & Class, October 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.

June 14, 2010

Briefing Paper 6

Racial Violence: The buried issue

June 1, 2010

Racial violence: the buried issue

A report on dangerously high levels of racial violence in the UK – a violence which is spreading into new areas.

January 14, 2010

Briefing Paper 5

Youth deaths: The reality behind the 'knife crime' debate

November 12, 2009

European Race Bulletin no. 69

The Autumn 2009 issue of the European Race Bulletin comprises a detailed article on 'Foreign nationals, enemy penology and the criminal justice system' plus reports on the recent elections and the Swiss referendum on minarets.

October 17, 2009

Spooked: how not to prevent violent extremism

Spooked: how not to prevent violent extremism, suggests that the Prevent programme has been used to establish one of the most elaborate systems of surveillance ever seen in Britain.

August 7, 2008

European Race Bulletin no. 64

The Summer 2008 issue of the European Race Bulletin examines 'The Italian general election and its aftermath', plus an article on a death in police custody in France by Virginia MacFadyen.

May 27, 2008

European Race Bulletin no. 63

The Spring 2008 issue of European Race Bulletin examines the emergence across Europe of a new mobilisation against 'foreign criminals'.

April 4, 2007

UK: racism and the state 2007

In this special edition of Race & Class, leading black and anti-racist activists, campaigners and scholars chart the new parameters of state racism in the UK today.

February 14, 2007

Briefing Paper 3

Community responses to the War on Terror

October 1, 2001

The three faces of British racism

A wide-ranging report exposing racism in government policy, institutions and popular culture.

March 7, 2001

Counting the cost

An IRR report on how institutions have responded to incidents of racial violence.