Institute of Race Relations

Against ‘law and order’ lockup

The July 2017 issue of Race & Class is now available and you can download the lead article for free (for a limited time only). The July 2017 issue of Race & Class leads with a double-length narrative history of the little known New York City jail riots of the…

Narratives that marginalise: from Ferguson to Palestine

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. Colleen Mills, researcher into racism and hate crime at…

Racial violence and the Brexit state

In a pioneering study published today, the IRR takes a fresh look at the nature of racial hate crimes since the referendum. Through a detailed examination of cases on the IRR’s unique database it establishes a link between the language and behaviour of perpetrators of such violence, the rhetoric and…