This bookshelf contains books, both online and physically available in the Library. It is just a small sample of the materials we have available for you. It is a growing collection and we hope to continue to diversify and decolonise our collections, to become more inclusive with the materials we offer.
A wide-ranging overview of current debates and research in issues relating to race and ethnicity in contemporary British society. It focuses on the extent of racial inequality while encapsulating the character of recent theories and debates that focus on issues of ethnic diversity and culture.
Is Britain becoming a more racist society? Arun Kundnani looks behind the media hysteria to show how multicultural Britain is under attack by government policies and vitriolic press campaigns that play upon fear and encourage racism.
Robin DiAngelo coined the term 'White Fragility' in 2011 to describe this process and is here to show us how it serves to uphold the system of white supremacy. She shows us how we can start having more honest conversations, listen to each other better and react to feedback with grace and humility.
Staying Power is a panoramic history of black Britons. Stretching back to the Roman conquest, encompassing the court of Henry VIII, and following a host of characters from Mary Seacole to the abolitionist Olaudah Equiano, Peter Fryer paints a picture of two thousand years of Black presence in Britain.