Sarah Parker Remond Centre


Professor Gargi Bhattacharyya

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Sarah Parker Remond Centre, Institute of Advanced Studies

Gargi Bhattacharyya writes and teaches on issues of inequality, social justice and state practices. Gargi’s publications include:

  • Tales of dark-skinned women: race, gender and global culture. London: UCL Press, 1998.
  • Race and Power. London: Routledge, 2001
  • Sexuality and Society; an introduction. London: Routledge, 2002.
  • Traffick; the illicit movement of people and things. London: Pluto, 2005.
  • Dangerous brown men: exploiting sex, violence and feminism in the war on terror. London: Zed Books, 2008.
  • (ed.) Ethnicities and values in a changing world. Farnham: Ashgate, 2009.
  • Crisis, austerity and everyday life: Living in a time of diminishing expectations. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
  • Go Home? The politics of immigration controversies. Jones, H, Gunaratnam, Y, Bhattacharyya, G, Davies, W, Dhaliwal, S, Forkert, F, Jackson, E and Saltus, R. Manchester: MUP, 2017. Also available as a free ebook
  • Rethinking racial capitalism: questions of reproduction and survival. London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018.
  • How media and conflicts make migrants. Kirsten Forkert, Federico Oliveri, Gargi Bhattacharyya and Janna Graham. Manchester: MUP, 2020.
  • Empire's endgame: Racism and the British State, with Adam Elliott-Cooper, Sita Balani, Kerem Nisancioglu, Kojo Koram, Dalia Gebrial, Nadine El-Enany, Luke De Noronha. London: Pluto, 2021.

Gargi hosts the Left Book Club series ‘Who’s afraid of anticapitalism?’ and is a founding editor of the political book series, Fireworks, published by Pluto Press.

Gargi is completing a book on contemporary mutations of racial capitalism, due to be published by Polity Press in 2022.