race

The Independent Review of the Mental Health published its final report in December 2018, entitled “Modernising the Mental Health Act: increasing...

As part of her doctoral research social psychology PhD student Amena Amer (London School of Economics) explored the identities of an interesting group – those who are Muslim, British and white. Broadly, Amer was hoping to unravel how white Muslims challenge...

Black History Month is apt to bring our collective attention to overlooked work by BME psychologists. Take for example Mamie and Kenneth Clark’s (1939) study in which they imaginatively asked 258 black children aged 3–7 which black or white doll was ‘a nice doll’, ‘a nice...

Prompted by a viral response to a blog post of the same name, Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race is a collection of...

Many of the services and systems which exist to support children who have lived through domestic violence frame them as witnesses or victims. However, research reveals a different picture: children are not simply passive observers, but feel part of a family where violence...

When the ethnic monitoring form for the BPS landed on my doormat I pondered… who will be bothered to complete this form?

For the last 10 years, I have been doing some ‘ethnic monitoring’ of my own, observing with curiosity when a black and minority ethnic (as we are now...