Violence and harassment

Recent Publications

November 15, 2011

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.

June 30, 2011

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.

October 17, 2010

Driven to desperate measures 2006-2010

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.

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

September 10, 2009

European Race Bulletin no. 68

The Summer 2009 issue of the European Race Bulletin comprises detailed summaries on recent elections across Europe and reports on two recent racist murders in Germany and Malta.

April 1, 2009

Race & Class, April 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.

October 11, 2006

European Race Bulletin no.57

Islamophobia, xenophobia and the climate of hate documents examples of populist campaigns against mosques, Muslim meeting places and even burial places in Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. A section on 'national security, anti-terrorist measures and civil rights' draws attention to the rise of racial and religious profiling within criminal justice systems.

July 1, 2004

The politics of fear: civil society and the security state

The 'war on terror', initiated by the US, taken up by its junior partners and promulgated across the globe, is having a seismic impact on the structures and institutions of civil society. In the process, it is remoulding, to an unprecedented degree, the conceptions of peace, liberty and security in western developed societies.

October 1, 2002

Race & Class, October 2002

The US military in the era of globalisation, by Jerry Harris

March 7, 2001

Counting the cost

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

January 1, 1997

When memory dies

A three-generational novel of a Sri Lankan family's search for coherence and continuity in a country broken by colonial occupation and riven by ethnic wars.