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Crime as a political act - revision notes with evaluation

Paul Gilroy

  • Gilroy (1982) argues, in his book ‘There ain’t no Black in the Union Jack’, how the idea of black criminality is a myth…
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Neo-Marxist perspective of crime – revision notes with evaluative points

  • Stuart Hall’s ‘full social theory of deviance’ looked at the idea of the Black mugger as the ‘enemy within’ as a scapegoat for other social ills of the period…
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There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack.

This classic book is a powerful indictment of contemporary attitudes to race. By accusing British intellectuals and politicians on both sides of the political divide of refusing to take race seriously, Paul Gilroy caused immediate uproar when this book was first published in 1987. 52 more words


Paul Gilroy and His Theory of Black Atlantic

The term Black Atlantic was employed first by the Black British critic Paul Gilroy (Gilroy 1993). In that study, he addressed the cultural and historical linkages, which unified the peoples of African descent on both sides of the ocean that had been the scene of the… 799 more words


African Diaspora Arts and Scholar-Activism at the 6th Biennial Network Conference on Black Cultures and Identities in Europe (University of Tampere, Finland, July 2017)

On 6th July 2017 more than 200 delegates from 20 countries gathered in the city of Tampere, Finland, to participate in the 6th Biennial ‘Afroeuropeans’ Network Conference on Black Cultures and Identities in Europe – convened and hosted by the Academy of Finland Research Fellow Dr Anna Rastas (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere), working in partnership with a team of scholars, artists and administrators from Aalto University, Sibelius Academy, the University of Tampere and the University of Helsinki. 2,586 more words

Art - Politics


I have written much recently on questions of race and culture, as reflected through issues ranging from adoption to cultural appropriation to patriotism to diversity… 1,615 more words