Racism and young people in the United Kingdom
This chapter is co-authored with Rod Dacombe of Oxford University and is part of a Europe-wide review analysing the position of young people in relation to racism/right-wing extremism. Based on research individually conducted by the authors, this chapter discusses racism in relation to young people in the UK and relevant historical and contemporary policy, and it highlights good practice in formal education and community development settings. It was commissioned by the DJI (German Youth Institute). The author mainly dealt with the historical and contemporary aspects of race in the paper and informal strategies whilst Rod Dacombe dealt with formal education.
Citation : Sallah, M.L. and Dacombe, R. (2006) Racism and young people in the United Kingdom. In: Rieker, P., Glaser, M. and Schuster, S. eds. Prevention of right wing extremism, xenophobia and racism in european perspective. Halle: Deutsches Jugendinstitut e.V. pp. 79-95.
Research Group : Social Work
Research Institute : Institute for Research in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice