The July 2009 edition of the journal Race & Class leads with Robbie McVeigh and Bill Rolston’s exploration of the long history of the ‘civilising process’ in Ireland; it also includes two pieces on Palestine: a poem by A. Sivanandan and a discussion of the boycott campaign by Abigail B. Bakan and Yasmeen Abu-Laban.
Gaza by A. Sivanandan
Civilising the Irish by Robbie McVeigh and Bill Rolston
Palestinian resistance and international solidarity: the BDS campaign by Abigail B. Bakan and Yasmeen Abu-Laban
Dean Baker’s war of position by Jonathan Scott
Tea – midwife and nurse to capitalism by A.R.T. Kemasang
British radicals by Jeremy Seabrook
France: voices of the banlieues by Naima Bouteldja
Latin America and Global Capitalism: a critical globalization perspective By WILLIAM I. ROBINSON reviewed by Jerry Harris
Africa Writes Back: the African writers series and the launch of African literature By JAMES CURREY reviewed by Michael Wolfers
Bad Samaritans: the myth of free trade and the secret history of capitalism By HA-JOON CHANG reviewed by Kam Hei Tsuei
Race & Class is published quarterly, in January, April, July and October, by Sage Publications for the Institute of Race Relations; individual subscriptions are £27/$47, for four issues, with an introductory rate of £20/$35 for new subscribers.