Ian Law

  1. Ian Law
    Reader in Racism and Ethnicity Studies in the School of Sociology and Social Policy Leeds University

    Dr Ian Law (BA, PhD University of Liverpool) is Reader in Racism and Ethnicity Studies in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds and founding Director of the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies. His books include Racism and Ethnicity; a global analysis, London: Pearson / Prentice Hall, 2010, (Arabic translation, Cairo: NTS 2010), Racism, Postcolonialism and Europe, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2009 (edited with Huggan), Institutional Racism in Higher Education, Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Press, 2004 (edited with Turney and Phillips), Race in the News, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002, Racism, Ethnicity and Social Policy, Hemel Hempstead: Prentice Hall/ Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1996, Local Government and Thatcherism, London: Routledge, 1990 (with Butcher, Leach and Mullard) and The Local Politics of Race, London: Macmillan, 1986 ( with Ben-Tovim, Gabriel, and Stredder). Forthcoming books include Red Racisms, racism and ethnicity in communist and post-communist contexts, London: Palgrave (2012), and Ethnicity and Education in England and Europe, Aldershot: Ashgate (2011) with Swann, S.

    ’Racism and Ethnicity: Global Debates, Dilemmas, Directions provides a thorough and perceptive analysis of some of the most critical issues facing the world in the twenty-first century. Concise, balanced and incorporating a genuinely global perspective’.

    (Professor John Stone, Boston University, founding editor of the leading international academic journal in the field Ethnic and Racial Studies)

    ’This book is a highly valuable toolbox to understand the dynamics of racism, ethnicity and migration in the globalized word. It is clearly written and organized, exhaustive and theoretically sound’

    (Professor Marco Martiniello, FRS-FNRS and University of Liège).