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Second Sex

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

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

Paperback, 20/01/2010, £54.99
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.

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.

Joan Wallach Scott's Gender and the Politics of History

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
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, £25.99
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.

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'.

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.

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

Paperback, 29/09/2017, £16.99
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.

Blackness in Britain

Hardback, 29/04/2016, £99.99

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

Hardback, 11/01/2018, £20.00
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.

Feminist Revolution: The Struggle for Women's Liberation

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

Suffragettes: How Britain's Women Fought & Died for the Right to Vote

Paperback, 10/07/2014, £9.99
An accessible chronological introduction to the women's suffrage movement, from its early origins in the Victorian era to the First World War, which proved to be a major turning point for the cause.

Rebel Girls: How votes for women changed Edwardian lives

Paperback, 04/05/2006, £14.99
Drawing upon brand new evidence, Jill Liddington tracks the story of these forgotten suffragettes across the north of England and offers an utterly original history of suffrage.

Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader

Paperback, 27/02/2009, £39.99
Incorporates contributions and editorial material and allows readers to explore the terms of debates about the nature of race and racism in contemporary societies. This book reflects different theoretical perspectives.

War on Women: And the Brave Ones Who Fight Back

Paperback, 18/05/2017, £8.99
A gripping and visceral narrative that interweaves the real-life stories of women who are fighting gross inequality all over the world.

Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women's Rights - Then and Now

Hardback, 06/02/2018, £25.00
On the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote, Helen Pankhurst - great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst and a leading women's rights campaigner - charts how women's lives have changed over the last century, and offers a powerful and positive argument for the way forward.

Votes For Women!: The Pioneers and Heroines of Female Suffrage (from the pages of A History of Britain in 21 Women)

Hardback, 05/02/2018, £7.99
A celebration of the forerunners and pioneers of women's suffrage from 1918

White Girls

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £9.99

Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £9.99
From fiery intellectual provocateur Camille Paglia: the definitive essay collection that celebrates and challenges modern feminism and gender

Periodic Table of Feminism

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £9.99
The history of feminism told through its most prominent advocates, including a diverse range of international names and faces.

Straight Jacket

Paperback, 08/03/2018, £9.99
'This is an essential read for every gay person on the planet' - Elton JohnWINNER BOYZ BEST LGBT BOOK 2017SHORTLISTED FOR THE POLARI BOOK PRIZE 2017Straight Jacket is a revolutionary clarion call for gay men, the wider LGBT community, their friends and family.

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked The World

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £17.99
Immerse yourself in the captivating adventures of some of history's unsung heroines, whose stories are told through engaging voices, dazzling drawings and with startling wit.

Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking the Truth

Paperback, 08/03/2018, £8.99
Loved it.' Robert Webb'Joyfully candid and very funny.' Guardian'Jess Phillips knows the truth . The truth can be empowering, the truth can lead to greater equality, and the world would be incredibly boring if we let all of those people who allegedly know everything, say everything.

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Paperback, 08/03/2018, £5.00
From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to a friend.

Why Women Will Save the Planet

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £9.99
Today many cities are simply unsustainable, with polluted air, excessive energy consumption and an absence of nature. But big cities don't have to mean a dystopian future. This collection of articles and interviews collectively demonstrate both the need for women's empowerment for climate action and the powerful change it can bring.

Marriage: Vintage Minis

Paperback, 05/04/2018, £3.50
Jane Austen was fascinated by this question, subjecting it to her forensic eye and wonderfully ironic wit again and again. Selected from the novels Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion by Jane Austen.

Memoirs of an Early Arab Feminist: The Life and Activism of Anbara Salam Khalidi

Paperback, 05/04/2013, £21.99
The first English translation of the memoirs of Anbara Salam Khalidi, the iconic Arab feminist.

White privilege: The myth of a post-racial society

Paperback, 04/04/2018, £13.99
Why and how do those from black and minority ethnic communities continue to be marginalised? Bhopal explores how neoliberal policy-making has increased discrimination faced by those from non-white backgrounds. This important book examines the impact of race on wider issues of inequality and difference in society.

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against Women

Paperback, 18/03/1993, £14.99
What has made women unhappy in the last decade? Faludi writes 'is not their equality' - which they don't yet have - but the rising pressure to halt, even worse, women's quest for that equality.

Book for Her

Paperback, 25/02/2016, £9.99
A Book For Her details Christie's twelve years of anonymous toil in the bowels of stand-up comedy and the sudden epiphany that made her, unbelievably, one of the most critically acclaimed British stand-up comedians this decade, drawing together the threads that link a smelly smell in the women's studies section to the global feminist struggle.

Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist

Hardback, 27/04/2018, £20.00
Featuring images of the `first programme' and Lovelace's correspondence, alongside mathematical models, and contemporary illustrations, this book shows how Ada Lovelace, with astonishing prescience, explored key mathematical questions to understand the principles behind modern computing.

Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day

Paperback, 24/05/2018, £9.99
*** A Sunday Times Bestseller ***In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with lupanaria (`wolf dens' or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels) and thermiae (hot baths). Ackroyd tells us the hidden story of how it got there, celebrating its diversity, thrills and energy on the one hand;

Wages for Housework: A History of an International Feminist Movement, 1972-77

Paperback, 20/09/2018, £19.99
A history of the feminist movement that changed how we see women's work forever

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

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, £14.99
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.

Scribble Yourself Feminist

Paperback, 02/05/2018, £7.99

People Awards

Hardback, 25/07/2018, £12.99
Celebrate equality with this beautiful book of biographies, illustrated by Ana Albero. Fifty historical figures are awarded prizes to celebrate their famous (and less-well-known) achievements.

Women Who Run With the Wolves

Paperback, 07/02/2008, £12.99
Presents the 'wild woman', the wise and ageless presence in the female psyche that gives women their creativity, energy and power. For centuries, the 'wild woman' has been repressed by a male-orientated value system which trivialises women's emotions.This title reveals that the 'wild woman' in us is innately healthy, passionate and wise.
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