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Education and Race from Empire to Brexit

Sally Tomlinson


Covering the period from the height of Empire to Brexit and beyond, this book shows how the vote to leave the European Union increased hostilities towards racial and ethnic minorities and migrants. Concentrating on the education system it asks whether populist views that there should be a British identity, or a Scottish, Welsh or Irish one largely excluding minorities, or whether arguments based on human rights, equality and economic needs will prevail. It covers events in politics and education that have left most white British people ignorant of Empire, the often-brutal processes of decoloni ... More

Keywords: education, race, empire, brexit, equality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781447345824
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447345824.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sally Tomlinson, author
Goldsmiths London University