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Scribble Yourself Feminist

Paperback, 02/05/2018, £7.99

Women and Wars: Contested Histories, Uncertain Futures

Paperback, 19/10/2012, £17.99
Where are the women? In traditional historical and scholarly accounts of the making and fighting of wars, women are often nowhere to be seen. With few exceptions, war stories are told as if men were the only ones who plan, fight, are injured by, and negotiate ends to wars.

Manly States: Masculinities, International Relations, and Gender Politics

Paperback, 01/02/2001, £25.00
Much has been written on how masculinity shapes international relations. This volume asserts that international politics shapes multiple masculinities rather than one static masculinity. Hooper reconstructs the nexus of international relations and gender politics during this age of globalization.

Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism

Paperback, 01/12/1983, £18.99
A provocative and inspiring book on the culture and politics of black women's rights

Windrush: The Irresistible Rise of Multi-Racial Britain

Paperback, 07/06/1999, £14.99
Broadcaster Trevor Phillips and his novelist brother Mike retell the very human story of Britain's first West Indian immigrants and their descendants from the first wave of immigration in 1948 to the present day.

Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller

Hardback, 17/05/2018, £16.99
The bestselling modern polemic on race in the UK, from the MOBO-award winning musician and outspoken political commentator, Akala.

History of the World in 21 Women: A Personal Selection

Hardback, 06/09/2018, £16.99
The inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world - rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names

Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere

Hardback, 01/11/2018, £7.99
A century after women were first granted the vote, award-winning author Jeanette Winterson celebrates how far we have come on the road to equality, and calls on women and men alike to continue the fight

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Paperback, 01/11/2018, £6.99

New Age Travellers

7, 01/10/1999, £30.00
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
Why we are all being messed up by gender, and what we can do about it

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

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

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

Paperback, 29/09/2017, £14.99
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.

Black Looks: Race and Representation

Paperback, 17/12/2014, £16.99
Originally published: Boston, Massachusetts: South End Press, 1992.

Black and British: A Forgotten History

Paperback, 27/07/2017, £9.99
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.

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

Hardback, 13/11/2017, £30.00
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
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.

How Not To Be a Boy

Hardback, 23/08/2017, £16.99
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

What the **** is Normal?!

Paperback, 07/05/2015, £9.99
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'.

Fifty Shades of Feminism

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £9.99
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.

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

Paperback, 12/06/2014, £8.99
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.

Gender and the Second World War: Lessons of War

Paperback, 09/12/2016, £21.99
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.

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

Hardback, 09/06/2011, £89.99
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.

Intersectionality & beyond

Paperback, 21/08/2008, £40.99
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.

Joan Wallach Scott's Gender and the Politics of History

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
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.

Joining the Dots: A Woman In Her Time

Hardback, 10/08/2017, £16.99
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

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

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99
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.

Tiny Ladies in Shiny Pants

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99
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.

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

Paperback, 30/09/2017, £33.95
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
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
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.

Blackness in Britain

Hardback, 29/04/2016, £90.00

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

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

London Crossings:A biography of black Britain

Hardback, 01/07/2001, £8.99
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.

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £7.99

Xenofeminist Manifesto

Paperback, 11/09/2018, £7.99
Pocket colour manifesto for a new futuristic feminism

Women are the Future of Islam: A Memoir of Hope

Hardback, 14/06/2018, £12.99
The future of Islam is female Named one of the BBC's 100 Women of 2016, and the subject of interviews in both The Times and the Guardian, Sherin Khankan is one of the very few female imams in the Western World.

Can We All Be Feminists?: Seventeen writers on intersectionality, identity and finding the right way forward for feminism

Paperback, 25/09/2018, £13.99
"The intersectional feminist anthology we all need to read" (Bustle), edited by a remarkable and inspiring twenty-year-old activist who the BBC named one of 100 "inspirational and influential women" of 2016.

Black Skin, White Masks

Paperback, 01/05/2017, £12.99
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
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
Features a diverse set of leading theorists and activists who examine the questions raised by American military initiatives.


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