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Race and ethnicity: Further sources

Library resources for researching race and ethnicity related topics

Finding theses

Reading University theses and dissertations

The Library receives a copy of all theses accepted for the degrees of PhD and MPhil by the University. All theses held by the Library can be found on the Enterprise catalogue. Recently submitted theses might also be available to download from the University's Institutional Repository, CentAUR.

Masters theses can usually be consulted in the relevant school or department.

Finding theses from other institutions

There are a number of specialist sources for finding theses produced at other institutions around the world. Many more are becoming available online making it much easier to get the full-text. For more information see our guide to finding theses.

See our guide to finding theses for more information:

Conference papers

Conference papers are published in a variety of ways - they may be published as a book, or as a special issue or supplement to a journal. Some may not be published at all!

If published promptly they can you give you the latest information on research in your field.

See our guide to finding conference papers for details of specialist sources for finding this type of information.

Getting items not held at Reading

Map of the south of the UKOur Inter-Library Loans service can get articles, books and other publications not held at Reading from other libraries (usually from the British Library).

For more information see our webpages:

Visiting other libraries

As a member of the University of Reading you can usually use other academic libraries. However, if you want to consult another Library's collections please contact the Library concerned before making a special journey.

You can identify some UK research and University libraries by looking at the list of libraries contributing to the Library Hub Discover service:

We are members of two SCONUL schemes which enable you to access many other UK HE libraries. In some cases you may be able to borrow.

For more information see our guide to using other libraries:

Examples of race and ethnicity related research at Reading

Research publications

The University of Reading's institutional repository for research publications has a range of material related to topics around race and ethnicity. These are just a few examples. For more, search CentAUR:

Baderin, A. (2023) 'The talk': risk, racism and family relationships. Political Studies, 71 (4). pp. 1347-1364. ISSN 0032-321

Roche, C. and Passmore, J. 2023) Anti-racism in coaching: a global call to action. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 16 (1). pp. 115-132. ISSN 1752-1890

Sandhu, S., Harris, R. and Copsey-Blake, M. (2023) School history, identity and ethnicity: an examination of the experiences of young adults in England. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 55 (2). pp. 153-170. ISSN 1366-5839

Che, F., Zhou, Y. and Liu, Y. (2022) Social quality, knowledge hiding, and community capacity: a study on multi-ethnic communities in Chinese cities. Journal of Business Research, 144. pp. 1024-1038. ISSN 0148-2963

Wong, B., Copsey-Blake, M. and El Morally, R. (2022)Silent or silenced? minority ethnic students and the battle against racism. The Cambridge Journal of Education, 52 (5). pp. 651-666. ISSN 1469-3577

Wu, Y. , Tidwell, A. and Sah, V. (2023) Impact of ethnic and cultural diversity on millennial living preferences and homeownership. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis. ISSN 1753-8270

Groeger, J. A. and Hepsomali, P. (2023) Social deprivation and ethnicity are associated with more problematic sleep in middle-aged and older adults. Clocks & Sleep, 5 (3). pp. 399-413. ISSN 2624-5175

Wong, B. and Copsey-Blake, M. (2023) Pragmatic, persistent and precarious: the pathways of three minority ethnic women in STEM higher education. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 21 (7). pp. 2123-2142. ISSN 1573-1774

Mathijssen, B.McNally, D., Dogra, S.A., Maddrell, A., Beebeejaun, Y. and McClymont, K. (2023) Diverse teams researching diversity: negotiating identity, place and embodiment in qualitative research. Qualitative Research, 23 (1). pp. 55-71. ISSN 1468-7941

Wong, B.ElMorally, R. and Copsey-Blake, M. (2021) ‘Fair and square’: what do students think about the ethnicity degree awarding gap? Journal of Further and Higher Education, 45 (8). pp. 1147-1161. ISSN 0309-877X

Beebeejaun, Y., McClymont, K., Maddrell, A., Mathijssen, B. and McNally, D. (2021) Death in the peripheries: planning for minority ethnic groups beyond “the City”. Journal of Planning Education and Research. ISSN 1552-6577

Knox, S. (2019) Representations of British Chinese identities and British television drama: mapping the field. Journal of British Cinema and Television, 16 (2). pp. 125-145. ISSN 1755-1714