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Second Sex

Paperback, 04/11/2010, £14.99
£13.49
'One is not born, but rather becomes, woman'. This book is suitable for those who believe in the equality of the sexes.

Citizenship: Feminist Perspectives: 2003

Paperback, 28/03/2003, £32.99
£29.69
An undergraduate-level study of theoretical and policy dilemmas in the construction of women's citizenship. Develops a woman-friendly theory and praxis of citizenship which embraces both rights and political participation, challenges conventional dichotomies and takes account of the differences between women.

What is Islamophobia?: Racism, Social Movements and the State

Paperback, 05/06/2017, £18.99
£17.09
Discusses the endemic nature of Islamophobia in the West across various sections of society, both left and right.

Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £19.99
£17.99
Liberalism is the political philosophy of equal persons, yet liberalism has denied equality to those it saw as black sub-persons. In Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism, political philosopher Charles Mills challenges mainstream accounts that ignore this history and its current legacy in the United States today.

Pimp State: Sex, Money and the Future of Equality

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
£8.09
Never before have prostitution, strip clubs and pornography been as profitable, widely used or embedded in mainstream culture as they are today. How society should respond to the rise of the sex trade is shaping up to be one of the twenty-first century's big questions. Should it be legal to pay for sex?

Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration and Islamophobia in Europe

Paperback, 01/03/2009, £19.99
£17.99
Fekete exposes a new kind of institutionalised racism behind the inhuman migration and security policies of the EU.

Citizenship, Identity and the Politics of Multiculturalism: The Rise of Muslim Consciousness

Paperback, 20/01/2010, £23.99
£21.59
In this updated new paperback, Meer further develops a novel sociological and political understanding of Muslim identities in Britain. Using case studies of Muslim mobilizations over issues of education, discrimination legislation and media representation, it also considers the local impact of global concerns such as terrorism and radicalism.

Thinking Through Islamophobia: Global Perspectives

Paperback, 01/12/2009, £17.99
£16.19
Since Al Qaeda's attacks on America in 2001, 'Islamophobia' has entered common parlance. This book considers attitudes towards Islam and Muslims in Russia, investigates the concept in Western democracies, and analyses the meanings of 'Islamophobia'. It analyses the ways in which the rights of Muslims are contested in various parts of the world.

That's My Boy

Paperback, 03/07/2003, £14.99
£12.00
Covers boys' lives from birth to 18. This work discusses everything from how a mother deals with the shock of caring for and maintaining a member of the opposite sex, how to endure hours spent on a rugby touchline, how to read the signs that indicate a longing for physical affection and whether or not to laugh at sexist jokes they bring home.

Black Skin, White Masks

Paperback, 01/05/2017, £12.99
£11.69
A new, beautiful edition of Frantz Fanon's classic and ground-breaking work exploring the psychology of racism

Living a Feminist Life

Paperback, 03/02/2017, £21.99
£19.79
Showing how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist, Sara Ahmed highlights the ties between feminist theory and living a life that sustains it by building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship and discussing the figure of the feminist killjoy.

Feminism and War: Confronting US Imperialism

Paperback, 15/10/2008, £24.99
£22.49
Features a diverse set of leading theorists and activists who examine the questions raised by American military initiatives.

Tiny Ladies in Shiny Pants

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99
£8.09
When Jill was just thirteen, she and her best friend donned the tightest satin pants they could find, poufed up their hair and squeezed into Candies heels, then headed to downtown Chicago in search of their one-and-only true loves forever: the members of whichever rock band was touring through town.

Pride: The Unlikely Story of the True Heroes of the Miner's Strike

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99
£8.09
In 1984, a small group of metropolitan homosexual men and lesbian women stepped away from the vibrant culture and hedonism of London's defiant gay scene to befriend and support the beleaguered villages of a very traditional mining community in the remote valleys of South Wales.

Joining the Dots: A Woman In Her Time

Hardback, 10/08/2017, £16.99
£11.89
From Britain's leading social historian, a lyrical look at the changes to women's lives since 1940, told with examples from her own life. The book provides an intimate, brilliant account of feminism over the last 6 decades.

Assertively Gay: How to Build Gay Self-esteem

Paperback, 21/03/1997, £11.99
£10.79

Intersectionality & beyond

Paperback, 21/08/2008, £40.99
£36.89
Addresses the concept of intersectionality within socio-legal studies. This book provides a metaphorical schema for understanding the interaction of different forms of disadvantage, including race, sexuality, and gender. It also goes further to provide a model of how these aspects of social identity and location converge.

Analyzing Gender, Intersectionality, and Multiple Inequalities: Global-transnational and Local Contexts

Hardback, 09/06/2011, £89.99
£80.99
Includes papers presented at the conference "Gender and Social Transformation: Global, Transnational, and Local Realities and Perspectives", Beijing, China in 2009. This title addresses topics such as: divisions of labor, migration, war and peace-building.

Joan Wallach Scott's Gender and the Politics of History

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
In His book Gender and the Politics of History (1998), Scott draws attention to the fact that despite gender equality's long-term recognition there has been no genuinely revolutionary change unlike economic, social, and class inequalities.

Gender and the Second World War: Lessons of War

Paperback, 09/12/2016, £21.99
£19.79
Showing how gender history contributes to existing understandings of the Second World War, this book offers detail and context on the national and transnational experiences of men and women during the war. Following a general introduction, the essays shed new light on the field and illustrate methods of working with a wide range of primary sources.

Fifty Shades of Feminism

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £9.99
£8.99
The antidote to the idea that being a woman is all about submitting to desire. There are many more shades than that and here are fifty women to explore them.

What the **** is Normal?!

Paperback, 07/05/2015, £9.99
£8.99
If you grow up in a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for a mental breakdown, and women over size zero are encouraged to shoot themselves, what the hell do you do if you're, gasp... Disabled? The author shows you how she learned to challenge the crazy expectations of a world obsessed with being 'normal'.

Girl Trouble: Panic and Progress in the History of Young Women

Paperback, 12/06/2014, £8.99
£8.09
From flappers and beat girls to dolly birds and ladettes, this is the story of the 20th Century's 'bad girls' and the controversy that has accompanied their growing freedom.

How Not To Be a Boy

Hardback, 23/08/2017, £16.99
£15.29
Following Peep Show, and alongside Back, the new Mitchell and Webb sitcom, comes part-memoir, part call-to-arms from the award-winning and hilariously funny Robert Webb

Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

Hardback, 13/11/2017, £30.00
£27.00
She was friends with the greatest minds of the day and her correspondence stars a roster of fascinating characters - Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Rosamund Lehmann, Maynard Keynes to name but a few.

Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

Hardback, 16/11/2017, £16.99
£12.00
From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between.

Black and British: A Forgotten History

Paperback, 27/07/2017, £9.99
£8.99
A story of the long relationship between the British Isles and the people of Africa and the Caribbean. It shows that the great industrial boom of the nineteenth century was built on American slavery, and that black Britons fought at Trafalgar and in the trenches of both World Wars.

Women vs Feminism: Why We All Need Liberating from the Gender Wars

Paperback, 29/09/2017, £14.99
£13.49
Statistics tell us there has never been a better time to be a woman but feminists are quick to point out that women are still victims of everyday sexism. This title explores what life is like for women today. It's time to ditch a feminism that appears remote from the concerns of most women and, worse, pitches men and women against each other.

Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

Hardback, 12/02/2015, £16.99
£15.29
The story of the extraordinary characters behind the invention of the contraceptive Pill

New Age Travellers

7, 01/10/1999, £30.00
£27.00
New Age Travellers are a hybrid phenomenon: part youth subculture, part alternative lifestyle and part social movement. Their cultural politics has had an impact on many young people in Britain. This book describes the emergence and character of the travellers' way of life in the 1980s and 1990s.

Gender Games: The Problem With Men and Women, From Someone Who Has Been Both

Hardback, 01/06/2017, £16.99
£15.29
Why we are all being messed up by gender, and what we can do about it

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £7.99
£7.19

London Crossings:A biography of black Britain

Hardback, 01/07/2001, £8.99
£8.09
This work is a portrait of London and the role it played in remaking the author's identity and nourishing the creative process. It is told through a series of inter-linked essays and stories, and travels through locations as far apart as New York, Nairobi, London, Lodz, Washington and Warsaw.

Blackness in Britain

Hardback, 29/04/2016, £90.00
£81.00

Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century

Paperback, 15/09/2018, £9.99
£8.99
One of Britain's most highly acclaimed Black educators presents the history of Black radicalism, reclaiming it for the twenty-first century.

Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote

Hardback, 11/01/2018, £20.00
£18.00
Set against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts and Minds tells the remarkable and inspiring story of the suffragists' march on London.

Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Paperback, 30/09/2017, £33.95
£30.56
In this account of black protest, Nicholas Grant examines how African Americans engaged with, supported, and were inspired by the South African anti-apartheid movement. Bringing black activism into conversation with the foreign policy of both the US and South African governments, this study questions the dominant perception that US-centered anticommunism decimated black international activism.

In and out of the Maasai Steppe

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £23.50
£21.15
In and out of the Maasai Steppe looks at the Maasai women in the Maasai Steppe of Tanzania. The book explores their current plight - threatened by climate change - in the light of colonial history and post-independence history of land seizures.

Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging

Hardback, 01/02/2018, £16.99
£15.29
Your parents are British. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. It is about the everyday racism that plagues British society. In this personal and provocative investigation, Afua Hirsch explores a very British crisis of identity. We believe we are the nation of abolition, but forget we are the nation of slavery.

Suffragettes: The Fight for Votes for Women

Paperback, 03/09/2015, £8.99
£8.09
* A comprehensive anthology of the long and bloody history of women's struggle to get the vote. Here is the story in the voices of the women themselves.

Feminist Revolution: The Struggle for Women's Liberation

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £30.00
£27.00
Explores the global history and contributions of the feminist revolution.

Little Book of Feminist Saints

Hardback, 06/03/2018, £12.99
£11.69
This inspiring, beautifully illustrated collection honours one hundred exceptional women throughout history and around the world.

 

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