Written evidence submitted by the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex [Home Affairs Committee. Hate crime and its violent consequences inquiry]

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Alita Nandi and Renee Reichl Luthra

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Findings from a new ISER research project investigating the prevalence of racial harassment in the UK, and its impact on the health of victims, have been published as written evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee inquiry into hate crime and its violent consequences. The research evidence, submitted by Dr Alita Nandi and Dr Renee Luthra, is a unique insight into the prevalence of ethnic and racial harassment and the consequences for vicitims.


Area Effects, Crime And Justice, Ethnic Groups, Well Being and Race Relations



References: Nandi, A. and Luthra, R. (2016) Who experiences ethnic and racial harassment? Colchester: University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research ; Nandi, A., Luthra, R., and Benzeval, M. (2016) Ethnic and racial harassment and mental health: identifying sources of resilience, ISER Working Paper Series, No. 2016-14. Colchester: University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research.