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As the new Premier League season begins today, Stephen Burrell looks at how Gareth Southgate’s team have been challenging our restrictive notions of masculinity.…Read more

Muslim family walking down a street.
by Peter Hopkins  |  14th July 2021

With the launch of the report of the first ever inquiry into Islamophobia in Scotland, Peter Hopkins, Professor of Social Geography at Newcastle University and author of the report, discusses the key findings and what should change.…Read more

Man making tacos.
by Kaitland M. Byrd  |  24th May 2021

Beyond the beleaguered urban restaurant industry, Kaitland Byrd, author of 'Southern Craft Food Diversity', reminds us of the diversity and marginalization of the producers who supply these restaurants with southern craft products.…Read more

People at a concert.
by Oli Williams; Doreen Tembo; Josephine Ocloo; Meerat Kaur; Gary Hickey; Michelle Farr; and Peter Beresford  |  24th May 2021

The authors of two new Rapid Response titles on COVID and co-production question why the expansion of co-production in research and policy development has not found its way into pandemic response. They call for co-produced approaches as a way of working that can help address the social wrongs we now need to right. …Read more

Unlearn racism followed by an arrow to your white privilege on a banner.

In this impact case study we show how Kalwant Bhopal, author of White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society has become a key contributor to the international debate on racism. …Read more

Leland Harper, contributor to the new issue of Global Discourse on the politics of fear, charts the marked differences in the effects of COVID-19 on Black and White America and explains why it’s essential to use race-based data in developing policy responses to the pandemic. …Read more

Heads made of paper in different skin tones

Natalie Darko, author of 'Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Health Research', warns us to look more carefully before vilifying groups as vaccine-hesitant. She calls for research into their concerns about the vaccine and health care generally to be much more collaborative, involving the communities themselves.…Read more

Sign saying 'Black Lives Matter' hung over balcony
by Natalie Armitage Anita Duda and Yvonne Field  |  4th May 2021

Natalie Armitage, Anita Duda and Yvonne Field launch The Ubele Initiative’s Booska Paper, an exposure of structural racism in the third sector and the impact of COVID-19 on funding attitudes in the UK.…Read more

Man holding sign saying 'We demand the right to protest'

Mike Hough, author of 'Good Policing', assesses the Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill, and questions the legitimacy of its provisions on public demonstrations and custodial sentencing.…Read more

Man walking in front of BLM flag

Dr Martin Glynn, author of 'Reimagining Black Art and Criminology', calls into question our so-called post-racial society and its promotion of racial amnesia. A radical revision of history and new ways of seeing are needed to forge a path towards the true elimination of racial discrimination.…Read more