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Decolonising and Race issues at Lancaster

Sofia Akel (2018) Decolonising Lancaster: An Introduction

Aqsa Ahmed and Darayus Bharucha (2020) Built-in Barriers: The Role of Race in Shaping BME Student Experiences at Lancaster University


Introductions to Decolonising

Decolonising the Curriculum – An Introduction

Decolonising the Curriculum – what’s all the fuss about? 

Decolonising the Curriculum

Decolonising the university: a new student’s guide to campus activism

Global Social Theory – resource with extensive reading lists by concept, thinker and topic.

8 Reasons the Curriculum is White

The Master’s Tools will Never Dismantle The Master’s House

Race (Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy)

Whiteness and the Academy

General Books/Articles

Akel, S. (2019). Insider-Outsider: The Role of Race in Shaping the Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Students.

Bhambra, G. Gebrial, D. and Nişancıoğlu, K. (2018) Decolonising the University. Pluto Press.

Crenshaw, K. (1989). Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics. University of Chicago Legal Forum, 1989(1), pp.139-166.

DiAngelo, R. (2011). White Fragility. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, 3(3), pp.54–70.

Eddo-Lodge, R. (2017) Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race. UK: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Greer, C. (2013) Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream. Oxford University Press.

Gopal, P. (2019) Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent.

Lowrey, W. (2017) They Can’t Kill Us All: The Story of Black Lives Matter.

LeBron, C. (2017) The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea. Oxford University Press.

Olusoga, D. (2017) Black and British: A Forgotten History.

Puwar, N. (2004). Space Invaders: Race, Gender and Bodies Out of Place. Oxford: Berg.

Persuad, R., and Sajed, A. (2018) Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations: Postcolonial Perspectives.

Santos, B. de S. (2016). Epistemologies of the South: Justice against epistemicide. Oxford: Routledge.

Steyn, M., et al. (2021) Decolonising the Human: Reflections from Africa on difference and oppression. Johannesburg: Wits University Press.

Taylor, P. (2004) Race: A Philosophical Introduction. Cambridge: Polity.

Younge, G. (1999) No Place Like Home: A Black Briton’s Journey Through the American South.