Responding to Racism in Ireland presents a radical challenge to recent debates on racism in Ireland. Comprising chapters by members of the media, academia, the non-governmental sector and the statutory sector, as well as the individual activists, this timely publication represents the complex make-up of the movement to address racism in Ireland.
The denial of racism continues to persist. A number of myths have gained common currency, but which are effectively challenged in this publication.
Relentless in challenging misperceptions about racism in Ireland, Responding to Racism in Ireland details the reality. It is vital reading for those involved in the anti-racism movement, as well as everyone interested in working towards an intercultural society.
Fintal Farrell is a community worker with the Irish Traveller Movement.
Philip Watt is the Director of the National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism.
This vital book debunks many myths on racism in Ireland and should be read by anyone interested in the welfare of this country.
- The Irish Times, January 5, 2002