Comment

Racism, discrimination, and criminal justice

On 28 January I attended a roundtable event held at the Centre titled: 'Justice Matters for young black men: tackling the ethnic penalty'. The term ‘ethnic penalty’ in this context means the...

By 
Abi Amey
12 February 2015
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The law of moments: understanding the flashpoint that ignited the riots

David Waddington on how the shooting of Mark Duggan led to the August 2011 rioting In his detailed review of major instances of public disorder in eighteenth and nineteenth century England, Stevenson (1979), remarks how ‘it is often possible to pinpoint a moment when things might have turned out...
cjm 87: The August 2011 Riots
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Understanding the riots

John Lea and Simon Hallsworth put the riots into political and historical perspective To make sense of last summer's riots it is important to put them in historical perspective. A comparison with the 1981 riots in Brixton, Liverpool and elsewhere and with the 2001 riots in Bradford and nearby towns...
cjm 87: The August 2011 Riots
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Employment and the 'ethnic penalty'

In my last blog I wrote about how people from black and minority ethnic groups are let down by further and higher education. Here I describe how racial discimination in the labour market is...

By 
Matt Ford
2 October 2014
Comment

Post-16 education and the 'ethnic penalty'

Last time I talked about how we have seen significant improvements in outcomes in primary and secondary education for pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds. However, I also showed how black...

By 
Matt Ford
30 September 2014