Recent publications include the following:


Crawford, D. (2017) Researching race and racism in education during a 'Whitelash'. BERA: Research Intelligence.2016

Gillborn, D. (2016) Softly, softly: genetics, intelligence and the hidden racism of the new geneism, Journal of Education Policy, 31(4) 365-388

Gulson, K.N., Leonardo, Z. and Gillborn, D. (Eds) The Edge of Race: Critical examinations of education and race/racism. Routledge


Gillborn, D., Rollock, N., Vincent, C. and Ball, S.J. (2015) The Black Middle Classes, Education, Racism, and Dis/ability:An Intersectional Analysis in David J. Connor, Beth A. Ferri, and Subini A. Annamma, (Eds) DisCrit—Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education

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