Universities Scotland

Race Equality Toolkit

Learning and Teaching

Setting the Context

#2Conceptual considerations

For further information about why it is important to critically consider concepts around “race” and “anti-racism”, see the Institutional Racism in Higher Education Toolkit written by the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, University of Leeds.

The key points raised from the Leeds resource are:

  1. Essed, Philomena (1991) “Understanding Everyday Racism: An Interdisciplinary Theory”, Newbury Park/London/New Delhi, Sage Publications, page 3