"The Antinomies of Modernity." Gendaishisho [Japan] [Contemporary Philosophy] (May 1996).
"British Cultural Studies and the Pitfalls of Identity." In Houston A. Baker, Jr., Manthia Diawara, and Ruth H. Lindeborg, eds., Black British Cultural Studies: A Reader, pp. 223-239. Black Literature and Culture. Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, 1996.
"British Cultural Studies and the Pitfalls of Identity." In James Curran, David Morley, and Valerie Walkerdine, eds., Cultural Studies and Communications, pp. 35-49. London & New York: Arnold, 1996.
"Diasporaen og Identitetens Omveje." Social Kritik [Denmark] (September 1996), 45-46:19.
"From the Jubilee Singers to the Jimi Hendrix Experience." In Chris Potash, ed., The Jimi Hendrix Companion: Three Decades of Commentary, pp. 113-116. New York: Schirmer, 1996.
Excerpted from "Sounds Authentic: Black Music, Ethnicity, and the Challenge of a Changing Same" (1991).
"Introduction to the HarperPerennial Edition." In Richard Wright, ed., Eight Men: Stories, pp. xi-xxi. New York: HarperPerennial, 1996.
"One Nation under a Groove: The Cultural Politics of ‘Race’ and Racism in Britain." In Geoff Eley and Ronald Grigor Suny, eds., Becoming National: A Reader, pp. 352-369.
New York & Oxford University Press, 1996.
Reprint of "One Nation under a Groove: The Cultural Politics of ‘Race’ and Racism in Britain" (1990).
"Revolutionary Conservatism and the Tyrannies of Unanimism." New Formations (Spring 1996), 28:65-84.
This issue is entitled "Conservative Modernity," and is edited by David Glover and Cora Kaplan.
"Route Work: The Black Atlantic and the Politics of Exile." In Iain Chambers and Lidia Curti, eds., The Post-Colonial Question: Common Skies, Divided Horizons, pp. 17-29. London & New York: Routledge, 1996.
"'The Whisper Wakes, The Sudder Plays': 'Race,' Nation and Ethnic Absolutism." In Padmini Mongia, ed., Contemporary Postcolonial Theory: A Reader, pp. 248-274. London & New York: Arnold; New York: St. Martin's, 1996.
Excerpted from There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack (1991), pp. 43-57, 59-71.