White Identities: a Critical Sociological Approach London: Pluto, (with Simon Clarke)
Racisms: an introduction London: Sage, 2009
Guyana, 1838-1985: ethnicity , class and gender Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle Press 2007. ISBN: 978-976-637-235-4
Whiteness: an introduction London: Routledge 2007. ISBN: 9780415403641
Racism in the Irish Experience London: Pluto Press, 2003. ISBN: 0745319963
A Documented History of the Commonwealth: Etudier le Commonwealth,(with J-C. Redonnet) Paris: Éditions du Temps. 1999.
The Debate on a Republic for Australia (with J-C.Redonnet), Paris: Didier Erudition. 1997
‘A Moral Economy of Whiteness: Behaviours, belonging and Britishness’ Ethnicities 12(4): 445–464, 2012.
With Bhattacharyya, G., Cowles, J., and Hussain, A ‘Communities, Centres, Connections, Disconnections: Some Reflections on the Riots in Birmingham’ Sociological Research Online, 2012.
'The entitled nation: how people make themselves white in contemporary England', Sens Public, 2010
‘Empirical Research into White Racialized Identities in Britain’, Sociology Compass, 3(5): 789-802, 2009
‘Ireland: from racism without ‘race’, to ‘racism without racists’, Radical History Review, 104: 41-56, 2009.
‘Dissolving the Diaspora’ , Journal of Applied Community and Social Psychology, 18(4): 382-86, 2008.
‘The European Union and the racialization of immigration, 1986-2006’ Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts, 1: 61-87, 2007.
‘Babies, Bodies and Entitlement: gendered aspects of access to citizenship in the Republic of Ireland’, Parliamentary Affairs 60(3): 137-51. 2007
‘Atlantic Crossings: Whiteness as a Trans-Atlantic Experience’, Atlantic Studies 4(1): 118-32, 2007.
'Ireland and Immigration: Explaining the Absence of the Far Right', Patterns of Prejudice, 41(2): 109-31, 2007.
The Uses of Whiteness: what Sociologists Working on Europe can Draw from US work on Whiteness' Sociology 40(2) 2006: 257-75
'The Racialisation of Mainstream Politics' Ethical Perspectives 12(2) 2005:123-140.
(with Simon Clarke) ‘Fieldnote: Psychoanalysis, Identity and Asylum’ Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, 10, 2005:197-206. (Paper supported by ESRC Grant: RES-148-25-003)
‘Guests of the Nation’ Irish Review, 33, Spring 2005: 78-84.
Identification, Improvisation, Nation: rethinking ethnicity in colonial and post-colonial societies'Cahiers du CICC, no.2, March 1997. pp.1-12.
'Disunited nation-building: the banana skin of ethnic policy in Guyana 1966-85" Cultures of the Commonwealth, no.2, winter 1996-97, pp.85-96
'Ceci n'est pas un conflit ethnique': obstacles to the construction of a Guyanese national identity, 1838-1966" Cultures of the Commonwealth, no.1, winter 1995-96, pp. 67-78.
‘Reflections on the wages of whiteness in contemporary England’ in Hylton, K. et al. (eds) Atlantic Crossings: international dialogues in critical race theoryBirmingham: C-SAP, 2011, 223-243.
(with Simon Clarke and Rosie Gilmour) ‘Imagining the ‘Other’/Figuring Encounter: White English Middle-Class and Working-Class Identifications’, pp. 139-156, in Wetherell, M. (ed.) Identity in the 21st Century London: Palgrave
'Home truths: the white working class and the racialisation of housing in contemporary Britain' in Sveinsson, K (ed.) Perspectives: Who Cares About the White Working Class? London: Runnymede Trust, 2009, pp. 45-50.
‘‘Le paradigme de la ‘whiteness’ et les identités blanches dans l‘Angleterre contemporaine’, in Prum, M. (ed) La Fabrique de la ‘race’, Paris: Harmattan, 2007, pp. 57-80.
‘Racism’, ‘Daniel ‘O’Connell’, ‘Sonthonax’ (Entries) in Rodriguez, J. (ed.) ‘The Encyclopaedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantic World’ Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe, Spring 2007.
'Home, Identity and Community Cohesion', (with Simon Clarke and Rosie Gilmour) in M. Wetherell, M. Laflèhe and R. Berkeley (eds.) Identity, Ethnic Diversity and Community Cohesion. London: Sage/The Runnymede Trust, 2007, pp.87-101.
‘Putting the ‘order’ back into ‘borders’: State strategies on asylum in Australia and the Republic of Ireland’ (with Anthony Moran) in Lentin, R. and Lentin, A. (eds.) Race and State Cambridge: Cambridge Scholar’s Press, 2006, pp. 103-20.
‘Guyana’ in Skutch, C. (ed.) Encyclopaedia of the World’s Minorities New York: Routledge, 2005.
‘Irlande : un extrémisme de droite quasi absent’ in Blaise, P. and Moreau, P. (eds.) Extrême-droite et national-populisme en Europe de l’Ouest, pp. 261-78. 2004.
Working Paper: (with Simon Clarke) ‘Identity, Home and Asylum: A Psycho-Social Perspective’ ESRC Identities and Social Action programme. November 2004 (www.identities.org.uk)
‘Playing the Numbers Game: immigration and ‘race’ in Wilsonian Britain’ in Les Années Wilson Paris: Ellipses, 1998, pp.62-70.
La construction des ethnies en Guyane britannique dans le XIXe siècle’ pp. 80-86, in Des Amériques : impressions et expressions (sous la direction de J-P. Barbiche Paris / Le Havre: L’Harmattan/Université du Havre. 1998.
With Bhattacharyya, G., Cowles, J., and Hussain, A. (2012) ‘Understanding and Defining Povertyand Deprivation; the Challenges of Political Disengagement and White Identities across six Birmingham Wards’, Birmingham City Council / Aston Centre for Research on Languages and Diversity, 2012
‘White working-class neighbourhoods: common themes and policy suggestions’, York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2011: http://www.jrf.org.uk/publications/white-working-class-neighbourhoods
(with Gargi Bhattacharyya) ‘Place, ethnicity and poverty in England’ York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2011: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/poverty-ethnicity-place-full.pdf
(with Cowles, J., Lung, B. and Stott, M.) 'Sources of resentment, and perceptions of ethnic minorities among poor white people in England', National Community Forum/Department for Communities and Local Government, 2009: http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/communities/pdf/1113921.pdf
Race, class and cohesion: a community profile of Hillfields (Bristol) (with Hoggett, P., Wilkinson, H. et al.) Bristol: Bristol City Council/UWE, Centre for Psychosocial Studies, 2008: http://www.uwe.ac.uk/hlss/research/cpss/research_reports/Hillfields.pdf
'Racism in Ireland: baseline report' for Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, as forerunner to 'KNOW Racism' National Anti-Racism Awareness Programme, 64p. 2001
European Union Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia Annual Report 2000, Vienna: EUMC (co-author) 151p. 2001
Framing of questions for qualitative and quantitative attitudinal surveys under KNOW Racism campaign, Dept. of Justice, Equality and Law Reform (August 2002)
Briefing paper for contribution to the National Anti-Racism Plan, commissioned by the Equality Authority, June 2002.
Chief Translator on Extremism in Europe: annual review Centre for Research into Racism and Anti-semitism, Paris: Éditions de l’Aube. 1998.
Racism: Modules 17-20 in Oscail (National Distance Learning Centre) Social Science Course, Dublin City University.
Research paper on ‘Sources of resentment, and perceptions of ethnic minorities among working-class white British people’, for the National Community Forum (advisory body to Department of Communities and Local Government), Sept., 2008.
Briefing Paper / Literature review on white working-class attitudes toward minorities, for the NCF, Feb. 2008.
Recent Papers (2004-10)
‘Family Resemblances : white nations and multiculturalism in contemporary Europe’, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, Masters seminar on racialisation, 4.4.12.
‘‘Not-quite-whiteness’: Réflexion sur les frontières internes de l’identité blanche’, Journée d’études - L’actualité des études sur la « blanchité – Whiteness » en France, URMIS, université Paris-Diderot, 23.9.11.
‘La racialisation des Irlandais catholiques aux Etats-Unis et en Grande-Bretagne, 1840-1924’, Seminar: ‘Histoire transnationale des pensées raciales XVIII-XXe siècles’, New York University-Paris, 6.6.11.
‘Multiculturalism in ‘white’ places : reflections and challenges’, seminar on ‘Ideologies and Practices of Multiculturalism and Diversity’, North East Refugee Service, Newcastle, 10.12.10
'Race, Class, Englishness and Entitlement', Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick, 23.11.10.
‘L’articulation de la race, de la classe et de la nation mise à l’épreuve du terrain’, URMIS, université Paris-Diderot, 20.9.10.
'Race, class and being 'white", University of Sunderland, Centre for Equality and Social Justice, 21.5.10.
'Researching 'white communities' in provincial urban England', University of Salford, 03.03.10.
'Theory and practice of whiteness in the Irish and English contexts', Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century, University College Cork, 10.02.10.
'Community Engagement in contemporary British Academia', Respondent to keynote at 'What Now? Migrant Communities and the University: contemporary challenges and opportunities' conference, Geary Institute, University College Dublin, 20.11.09
‘The ‘wages of whiteness’ in contemporary Britain’, Critical Race Theory: what is to be learnt? what is to be done?, Institute of Education, London, 25.6.09.
‘How white people make their classed and ‘raced’ identities in Contemporary Britain’, Groupe de recherches sur l’eugénisme et le racisme (GRER), Université Paris-Diderot, 27.3.09
‘How the Irish became White (again)’, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 18.3.09.
‘Critical Reflections on Ethnicity’, Bristol Centre for Lifelong Learning (BRILLE), Faculty of Education, UWE-Bristol, 5.3.09.
‘‘Semi-Orientals’, ‘Oxford Men’, and ‘Congo Situations’: Guyana and Postcolonial Studies’, Seminar at Warwick University, Centre for Caribbean Studies, 2.2.09.
‘The State’s role in ethnicity, class and gender in Guyana: an overview’, workshop on cultural dynamics in the Caribbean, KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies, Leiden, 27.9.08.
‘White Identities in the South West: some findings and reflection’, UK Identities Today-ESRC conference, RIBA, London, 24.9.08.
‘Interpreting classed anxieties about immigration’, Encounters and Intersections: Religion, Diaspora, and Ethnicities, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, 11.7.08.
‘Falling into Whiteness: Rwanda and the epistemology of ignorance’, ‘Contract and Domination’, Conference on Pateman and Mills, Department of European Studies, Cardiff University, 15.11.07.
'The European Union and the Racialization of Immigration', Institute for Research in Race and Public Policy, University of Illinois-Chicago, 17.10.07.
‘Painted wagons, booming tiger: race in contemporary Ireland’, conference on Race and Immigration in the New Ireland, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, 15.10.07.
‘Blanc de blancs: whiteness in contemporary Britain’, Groupe de recherche sur l’eugénisme et le racisme, université Paris VII-Jussieu, 1.6.07.
'Things to do with whiteness when you’re dead' ‘White terror/(Post) Empire’ Dept. of Social Psychology, London Department of Economics, 20.5.06
White Interpretations of Social Change in Contemporary Britain' Invited paper. ‘Ethnicity and State Definition’ workshop, Dept. of Politics and International Relations, Oxford University, 11.2.06
£100,400 for ‘Mobility and Unsettlement: new identity construction in the UK’ funded by the ESRC, ‘Identities and Social Action’ programme, 2004-07 (with Pr. Simon Clarke). (ESRC Grant: RES-148-25-003). (Joint PI)
£27,500 for ‘White identities and the equalities agenda’, funded by Birmingham City Council, beginning November 2009. (PI)
£8,000 for ‘Hillfields: community profile’, funded by Bristol City Council (with Pr. Paul Hoggett), Dec. 2007-May 2008. (Joint PI)
£5,000 for research into poor white communities’ perceptions of their social position and of minorities National Community Forum / Department for Communities and Local Government, 2008. (PI)
£2,000 for literature review on white working class attitudes to ethnic minorities in England,National Community Forum / Department for Communities and Local Government, 2008.