Recent publications include the following:


Warmington, P. (2015) Dystopian Social Theory, Educational Theory, 65(3), 265-281,

Warmington, P. (2015) The emergence of black British social conservatism, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38(7), 1152-1168,

Rollock, N., Gillborn, D., Vincent, C. & Ball, S. (2015) The Colour of Class: the educational strategies of the Black middle classes. Abingdon, Oxon & New York: Routledge 

Rollock, N. (2014) Race, Class and 'The Harmony of Dispositions', Sociology, 48 (3): 445-451 

Rollock, N. (2015) Why is it so hard to talk about race in UK universities? The Conversation, 9 February 

Rollock, N. (2014) The racism talk: how Black middle class parents are warning their children, The Conversation, 27 October, 


Gillborn, D. (Ed.) (2014) Multicultural Education. London: Routledge Book details

Rollock, N. (2014) Race, Class and 'The Harmony of Dispositions' Response piece, Sociology (invited commission). DOI:10.1177/0038038514521716

Warmington, P. (2014) Agents of critical hope: black British narratives. In V. Bozalek, B. Leibowitz, R. Carolissen & M. Boler (Eds) Discerning Critical Hope in Educational Practices, London: Routledge.  Book details

Warmington, P. (2014) Black British Intellectuals: multiculturalism’s hidden history. London: Routledge. Manuscript completed and submitted to publishers for publication in 2014. Book details


Chapman, Thandeka K., Dixson, Adrienne, Gillborn, David & Ladson-Billings, Gloria (2013) Critical Race Theory, in Beverly J. Irby, Genevieve Brown, Rafael Lara-Alecio & Shirley Jackson (eds)(2013) The Handbook of Educational Theories, Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing, pp. 1019-1026. Book details

Gillborn, David (2013) Interest-divergence and the colour of cutbacks: race, recession and the undeclared war on Black children, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 34(4): 477-491. DOI:10.1080/01596306.2013.822616

Gillborn, D. (2013) The policy of inequity: using CRT to unmask white supremacy in education policy, in Marvin Lynn & Adrienne D. Dixson (eds)(2013) Handbook of Critical Race Theory in Education. New York: Routledge, pp. 129-139. Book details

Rollock, N., Vincent, C., Gillborn, D. & Ball, S. (2013) ‘Middle class by profession’: Class status and identification amongst the Black middle classes, Ethnicities, 13 (3) pp. 253 - 275. DOI: 10.1177/1468796812467743

Rollock, N. (2013) A political investment: revisiting race and racism in the research process. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 34 (4): 492-509. DOI:10.1080/01596306.2013.822617   


Gillborn, D. (2012) The White working class, racism and respectability: victims, degenerates and interest-convergence. In K. Bhopal & J. Preston (eds) Intersectionality and ‘Race’ in Education, London: Routledge. Pp. 29-56. Book details

Gillborn, D. (2012) Birmingham Brief: Examining exams: GCSEs, the E.Bacc and the question of equity,-the-EBacc-and-the-question-of-Equity.aspx

Gillborn, D., Rollock, N. Vincent, C. & Ball, S.J. (2012) ‘You got a pass, so what more do you want?’: race, class and gender intersections in the educational experiences of the Black middle class, Race Ethnicity & Education, 15(1), pp121-139. DOI:

Rollock, N. (2012) The Invisibility of race: intersectional reflections on the liminal space of alterity. Special issue: Critical race theory in England, Race Ethnicity & Education, 15 (1), pp 65-84 DOI:10.1080/13613324.2012.638864

Rollock, N. (2012) Gender and Ethnicity. Gender & Education Association online resource. Available online

Rollock, N. & Gillborn, D. (2012) Critical Race Theory (CRT), Polydromo: peridocaal for bilingualism and multiculturalism in education and society, number 5. Athens. Pp. 26-31.

Vincent, C., Rollock, N., Ball, S.J. & Gillborn, D. (2012) Being strategic, being watchful, being determined: Black middle-class parents and schooling, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 33(3), pp337-354. DOI:10.1080/01425692.2012.668833

Vincent, C., Rollock, N., Ball, S.J. & Gillborn, D. (2012) The Educational Strategies of the Black Middle Classes. In Martina Richter and Sabine Andresen (eds) The Politicization of Parenthood: Shifting private and public responsibilities in education and child rearing. London: Springer. Pp. 139-152. View Abstract

Warmington, P. (2012) ‘A tradition in ceaseless motion’: critical race theory and black British intellectual spaces, Race Ethnicity & Education, 15(1), pp 5-21. DOI:


Hylton, K., Pilkington, A., Warmington, P. and Housee, S. (2011) Atlantic Crossings: international dialogues in Critical Race Theory (Birmingham: Higher Education Academy/ CSAP).

Ball, S.J., Rollock, N., Vincent, C. & Gillborn, D. (2011) Social mix, schooling and intersectionality: identity and risk for Black middle class families, Research Papers in Education, DOI:10.1080/02671522.2011.641998.

Gillborn, D. (2011) The Fight against Racism and Classism, in Pierre W. Orelus (ed.) Rethinking Race, Class, Language, and Gender: a dialogue with Noam Chomsky and other leading scholars. Boulder: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Pp. 17-30.

Gillborn, D. (2011) Fine words and foul deeds: why coalition education policy will make things worse for Black students and the White working class, Race Equality Teaching, 29(2), pp9-14.

Gillborn, D. (2011) Once upon a time in the UK: race, class, hope and Whiteness in the Academy (personal reflections on the birth of ‘BritCrit’), in K. Hylton, A. Pilkington, P. Warmington & S. Housee (eds) Atlantic Crossings: International Dialogues on Critical Race Theory. Birmingham: Sociology, Anthropology, Politics (C-SAP), The Higher Education Academy Network, University of Birmingham. Pp. 21-38.

Gillborn, D. (2011) There's no black in the baccalaureate, The Guardian, 13 June 2011, p. 24. Also on their web site Comment is Free 

Rollock, N. (2011) Unspoken rules of engagement: navigating racial microaggressions in the academic terrain. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 25 (5), pp 517-532. DOI:10.1080/09518398.2010.543433 

Rollock, N. & Gillborn, D. (2011) Critical Race Theory (CRT), British Educational Research Association online resource. Available online at

Rollock, N., Gillborn, D., Vincent, C. & Ball, S. (2011) The Public Identities of the Black Middle Classes: managing race in public spaces, Sociology, 45 (6), pp1078 – 1093. DOI: 10.1177/0038038511416167  

Warmington, P. and Grosvenor, I. (2011) ‘A very historical mode of understanding’: examining editorial and ethnographic relations in The Primary (2008), Paedagogica Historica, 47(4): 543-558. DOI:10.1080/00309230.2011.588237

Warmington, P., van Gorp, A. and Grosvenor, I. (2011) Education in motion: uses of documentary film in educational research, Paedagogica Historica, 47(4), pp457-472. DOI:10.1080/00309230.2011.588239

Warmington, P. and A. van Gorp (eds.) (2011) Paedagogica Historica Special Issue 47(5), Education in Motion: Documentary Film and Educational Research