Racism in Football

Introduction Whilst racist activity both in and around football grounds has been a feature of the 1970s and 1980s, racism within professional football in Britain has, historically, been tied to the nature of British society, in particular its colonialist and racist past. Cohen (1988) has suggested that by virtue of its imperialist phase, racism is […]

What is meant by the word ‘Racism’?

Racism is discrimination based purely on the colour of a person’s skin. Racism is the belief that race accounts for difference in human character or ability and that a particular race is superior to others. Prejudice means prejudgment and is when someone judges another person before getting to know them. Discrimination is when the opportunities […]

Media and Racism: Does the British Media Help Maintain Racism?

Racism in Britain can be traced centuries back especially to the time of the Slave Trade where Britain was regarded as a key figure in creating and maintaining racial hierarchies. This report will assess the role of the British media in maintaining racism in British society and it will focus particularly on the last forty […]

The Fight Against Racism and Discrimination

Discuss how childcare workers can combat the effects of oppression, racism and discrimination, making reference to the relationship between personal and professional values. “The kind of society we create emerges from the kind of education we provide” Deconstructing special education and instructing inclusion – Thomas & Loxley