Provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. This book shows how women rose against the dual challenges of an unjust state system and social-sexual prejudice.
"Once again, Lynne Segal cuts through feminist ambivalence about sex with great intelligence, verve, and courage. "Straight Sex" is not only a masterful analysis of sexuality and gender, but a stunning manifesto of sexual liberation."--Barbara Ehrenreich
Combining the energy of the early seventies feminist liberation movement, with the perceptive analyses of the trained theorist, Women's Estate is one of the most influential socialist feminist statements of its time.
An authentic and eye-opening collection of interviews with 30 women from all walks of life in Saudi Arabia. At a time when the Kingdom appears to be on the cusp of change, this unique book captures the essence of what it is like to be a woman living in Saudi Arabia today.
The Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the uncomfortable truth about race and identity in Britain todayYou're British. Your parents are British. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. Brit(ish) is Afua Hirsch's personal and provocative exploration of how this came to be - and an urgent call for change.
`A handbook for these troubled times' Psychologies Magazine
'Engaging and informative ... highlights our common humanity' Kofi Annan
`A passionately written polemic' You Magazine
Could inclusivity be the key to success?
Do you have a female brain or a male brain?Drawing on her work as a professor of cognitive neuroimaging, Gina Rippon unpacks the stereotypes that bombard us from our earliest moments and shows how these messages mould our ideas of ourselves and even shape our brains.
In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what was arguably the most profitable colony in the world rested on the labour of half a million slaves.
HOLD TIGHT is a book about being black, British and born after 1980. It's also about Grime. Celebrating over fifty key songs that make up Grime's DNA, Jeffrey Boakye explores the meaning of the music and why it has such resonance in the UK. Insightful and very funny HOLD TIGHT rolls deep, giving a context to Grime that hasn't been given before.
Simone Browne shows how racial ideologies and the long history of policing black bodies under transatlantic slavery structure contemporary surveillance technologies and practices. Analyzing a wide array of archival and contemporary texts, she demonstrates how surveillance reifies boundaries, borders, and bodies around racial lines.
Ghodsee is going to start a revolution' Daisy Buchanan, author of The Sisterhood A witty, fiercely intelligent exploration of why capitalism is rigged against women and what we can do about it. Socialism, if done properly, leads to economic independence, better labour conditions, better work/family balance and, yes, even better sex.
The ultimate visual chronicle of life in New York's gay community following the Stonewall Riots, by the late Fred W. McDarrah, published in time for the 50th anniversary of the riots and 2019 WorldPride.
'There are more ways than one of being happy... I am living proof of this.'Anne Lister was remarkable. This book introduces the real Gentleman Jack, featuring unpublished journal extracts decrypted for the first time by series creator Sally Wainwright and writer Anne Choma.