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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC3126: Race, Ethnicity and Criminalisation

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Bowling, B. and Phillips, C. (2001) Race, Crime and Criminal Justice, Harlow, Longman.

Blagg, H. (2008) Crime, Aboriginality and the Decolonisation of Justice, Cullompton, Willan.

Gilroy, P. (1987) Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack: The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation, London: Routledge.

Holdaway, S. (1997) ‘Some recent approaches to the study of race in criminological research: race as a social process’, British Journal of Criminology, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 383–400.

Hall, S., Critcher, C., Jefferson, T., Clarke, J., & Roberts, B. (2013). Policing the crisis: Mugging, the state and law and order. Macmillan International Higher Education.Hughes, G. (2009) ‘Community safety and the governance of problem populations’ in Mooney, G. and Neal, S. (eds) Community: Welfare, Crime and Society, Maidenhead, MacGraw Hill and Open University Press.

Macpherson, W. Sir (1999) The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry: Report of an Inquiry by Sir William Macpherson of Cluny, London, Home Office.

Massoumi, N., Mills, T., Miller, D. (2017) What is Islamophobia? Racism, Social Movements and the State London: Pluto

McLaughlin, E. (2009) ‘Community cohesion and national security: rethinking policing and race’ in Bloch, A. and

Ouseley, H. Sir (2001) Community Pride Not Prejudice: Making Diversity Work in Bradford, Bradford, Bradford Vision.

Solomos, J. (eds) Race and Ethnicity in the 21st Century, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.

Scarman, Lord (1981) The Scarman Report: The Brixton Disorders 10–12 April 1981, London, HMSO.

Wacquant, L. (2002) ‘From slavery to mass incarceration: rethinking the “race question” in the US’, New Left Review, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 41–60

Webster, C. (2007) Understanding Race and Crime (Crime and Justice), Buckingham, Open University Press.