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Ali Meghji

Ali Meghji

Working PhD title: Cultural repertoires of the black middle class: race, class, and culture in the racialised social system

Key Publications



  • Meghji, A. (Forthcoming). Encoding and decoding black and white cultural capitals: black middle-class experiences. Cultural Sociology.
  • Meghji, A. (2017). Positionings of the black middle-classes: understanding identity construction beyond strategic assimilation. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40(6), 1007–1025.
  • Meghji, A. (2017). A relational study of the Black middle classes and globalised White hegemony: Identities, interactions, and ideologies in the United States, United Kingdom, and South Africa. Sociology Compass, 11(9), 1-13.
  • Meghji, A. and Saini, R. (2017). Rationalising racial inequality: ideology, hegemony, and post-racialism among the Black and South Asian middle-classes. Sociology, Online First, 1-17. 
  • Meghji, A. (2016). [The Colour of Class: The Educational Strategies of the Black middle classes (Rollock et al., 2015)]. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 39(3), 526-528.
  • Meghji, A. (2014). The Black middle-class and laissez-faire racism in Britain’s classrooms. Sociology Teacher Journal, 4(1), 9–13.

Under review

  • Positionings in the racialised interaction order: black middle-class interactions in the professional workplace (Revise and resubmit due, Symbolic Interaction)