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Structural racism: what it is and how it works

Vini Lander, Leeds Beckett University From the moment it was published, the UK’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities’ report was met with a media storm driven by both its supporters and detractors. Months later, amid continued division over the report’s position that racism isn’t pronounced in the UK, there’s still some confusion about what exactly some of the report’s …

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Race commission report: the rights and wrongs

melitas/Shutterstock Raminder Kaur, University of Sussex and Gill Margaret Hague, University of Bristol Confusion and outrage greeted the UK government’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report. As opponents grapple with some of the more alarming findings, such as its assertion that there is little evidence of institutional racism in the UK, critiques and questions about the validity of its …

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