The politics of racial violence in Britain
The politics of racial violence in Britain

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The politics of racial violence in Britain

1 The politics of racial violence in Britain

Paul Gordon presents a series of views about the politics of racial violence in Britain. The audio programme was recorded in 1995.

Participants in the audio programme were:

  • Paul Gordon member of The Runnymede Trust (race relations organisation);

  • Satnam Virdee researcher at the Policy Studies Institute;

  • Suresh Grover;

  • Barnor Hesse.

Activity 1

After listening to the audio programme bear in mind the following questions:

  • What are the causes of racial violence?

  • What are the responses of the different parties to the violence – perpetrators, those who are attacked, and those in authority?

The politics of racial violence in Britain part 1 (11.5 minutes 4.6 MB)

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The politics of racial violence in Britain part 2 (10 minutes 4 MB)

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The politics of racial violence in Britain part 3 (8 minutes 3.2 MB)

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