racism

Can you start by saying a little about your background and why you decided to write this book?
I was born on the other side of the world. I was abandoned by my parents and left on a pavement in the slums of Mumbai and later rescued by the police and...

We read with great interest the Universities UK 'Closing the Gap’ report focused on the need for HE action to close the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic attainment gap (https://tinyurl.com/yyp4kwng).

We request that the BPS...

Inequality in terms of wealth, health, gender, sexuality, race and education all have psychological impacts. To coincide with the BPS annual conference on the psychological...

In the aftermath of a slaughter like Christchurch, we are forced, once again, to confront that old question: how can people be marked for murder, not for anything they have done but simply for who they are? It is a question the killer asks himself in his so-called manifesto...

As the number of migrant children in US government custody has risen to its highest level in history, mental health experts and...

While many of us espouse egalitarian ideals a new national survey from the Equality and Human Rights Commission, designed by psychologists, reveals the hidden prejudices many in Britain hold. The researchers found that although a majority of people believe all groups should...

When we meet, Dr Dawn Edge asks me: ‘Do you really want to interview me? I’m not a psychologist.’

My answer was that as a Senior Lecturer within Manchester University’s Division of Psychology and Mental Health and the University’s Academic Lead for Equality, Diversity...

Psychology has been criticised for focusing on research involving participants who are Western, educated, and from industrialised, rich and democratic countries (WEIRD). Increasingly, psychology educators seek to develop students’ understandings of diversity and cultural...

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...

We have recently outlined the need for psychology to become less white and less Western (Letters, October 2017). In 2008 Jeffrey Arnett found 99 per cent of the editors of top...