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Recent Publications

Recent Publications


My most recent books are

Race, Ethnicity and Social Theory Routledge (2023)

The Unfinished Politics of Race: Histories of Political Participation, Migration and Multiculturalism (with Les Back, Michael Keith and Kalbir Shukra) Cambridge University Press (2023)

Race and Racism in Britain Fourth Edition Palgrave Macmillan (2022)

Edited Books

My most recent edited books are

Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader Third Edition (with Les Back) Routledge (2022)

Race and Ethnicity in Pandemic Times Routledge (2022)

An Introduction to Sociology (with Karim Murji and Sarah Neal) SAGE (2022)

Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Racisms Routledge (2020)

Online Resources

I am also General Editor of Routledge Resources Online-Race and Racism, which is composed of 12 Volumes. Each volume is edited by an editor or an editorial team.

Apart from my role as General Editor I have edited Volume II on Theories and Concepts, which includes 32 main entries and 8 biographical entries.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles


‘Entanglements of Race and Migration in the (Open) City: Analytical and Normative Tensions of the Sociological Imagination’ (with Michael Keith, Karim Murji, Steve Pile, Ying Wang, Edanur Yazici and Susannah Cramer-Greenbaum) Sociological Review

‘Politicization, Postpolitics and the Politics of the Open City: Openness, Closedness and the Spatialisation of the Political’ (with Steve Pile, Michael Keith, Karim Murji, Edanur Yazici and Susannah Cramer-Greenbaum) Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 41, 6: 1075–1093

‘A Progressive Sense of Place and the Open City: Micro-Spatialities and Micro-Conflicts on a London Council Estate’ (with Steve Pile, Edanur Yazici, Susannah Cramer-Greenbaum, Michael Keith and Edanur Yazici) Geoforum 144, 1-11

‘ “London is Avocado on Toast”: The Urban Imaginaries of the #LondonIsOpen Campaign’ (with Edanur Yazici, Karim Murji, Michael Keith, Steve Pile and Ying Wang) Urban Studies 60, 12: 2418-2435

Book Chapters


‘Englishness and Football Cultures: Belonging, Race and the Nation’ in I Awan and I Zempi (eds) Hate Crime in Football Bristol University Press, pp. 5-18

Journals Edited

I am Editor in Chief of the international journal Ethnic and Racial Studies. I worked alongside Martin Bulmer as joint editor from 1995 to 2020. It is the leading international scholarly journal in the field of race and ethnicity and is published sixteen times a year by Routledge.

Book Series Edited

I am the editor of a book series on Ethnic and Racial Studies for Routledge. This is linked to the journal Ethnic and Racial Studies and is composed of special and themed issues published by the journal. This is now composed of approximately 70 volumes.

I am also co-editing a book series on Racism, Resistance and Social Change with Aaron Winter and Satnam Virdee for Manchester University Press. We have commissioned over 15 volumes for the series and are in the process of commissioning other volumes.