a defining feature of modern societies, its
consequences vary across time and space.’ Discuss.
The most relevant weeks/topics are:
Week 4: Everyday Racism
Week 5: Institutional Racism
7: Thinking about Whiteness
Week 10: Post-racial Ideology and the ‘End’ of Racism
2) ‘Contemporary race relations are dogged by disputes about the character and
extent of racism. The contribution of social science should be to study racism as a
social phenomenon rather than an individual pathology.’ Discuss.
3) ‘Social changes are altering people’s understandings and experiences of
identity, belonging, and place. This presents new challenges to social cohesion and for