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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

Hardback, 20/05/2019, £20.00
The bestselling author of The Beauty Myth, Vagina and The End of America illuminates a dramatic history - how the Obscene Publications Act of 1857 led to a maelstrom, with reverberations lasting to our day.

Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change

Hardback, 27/06/2019, £12.99
THE FLAGSHIP 2019 RELEASE OF #MERKY BOOKS____________________________`Brilliant' CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS`Hugely important' PAULA AKPAN`Essential' BERNARDINE EVARISTO____________________________A groundbreaking exploration of the problems of diversity in education, by two extremely talented young graduates.

Black Practical Theology

Paperback, 01/08/2015, £47.99
Black Practical Theology is a gift to both teacher and student.--Kenyatta R. Gilbert "Choice"

Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture

Paperback, 04/07/2019, £9.99
An anthology of first-person essays which tackle rape, assault and harassment head-on, edited and with an introduction by bestselling author Roxane Gay.

Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall

Hardback, 04/07/2019, £16.99
Fifty years after Stonewall, critic James Polchin reveals the hidden history of violence against gay men in America.

Sister Outsider

Paperback, 04/07/2019, £9.99

Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Paperback, 26/08/2012, £25.00
Explores the crucial notion of "colonial difference" in the study of the modern colonial world and traces the emergence of an epistemic shift, which author calls "border thinking". This title expands the horizons of debates under way in postcolonial studies of Asia and Africa by dwelling in the genealogy of thoughts of South/Central America.

Zami: A New Spelling of my Name

Paperback, 05/07/2018, £9.99

Other Kinds of Dreams: Black Women's Organisations and the Politics of Transformation

Paperback, 07/05/1998, £32.99
Through an empirical study of black women;s organisations, this book interrogates contemporary theories of racism and racialisation, political mobilisation and feminism relating the experiences of black women to wider issues of politics.

Gendered Realities: An Anthology of Essays in Caribbean Feminist Thought

Paperback, 15/05/2006, £60.95
This reader presents an understanding of Caribbean feminist scholarship. The essays deal with diverse topics including the role of women in Caribbean art; the development of "women's history" and "gendered history"; the representation of masculinity in Caribbean feminist thought; and more.

Questioning Creole: Creolisation Discourses in Caribbean Culture

Paperback, 14/07/2016, £16.95
In this volume, scholars take the debate on Creolisation and its manifestations beyond the discipline of history and into debates on ethnicity, identity, class, the economics and politics of slavery and freedom, language, music, cookery and religion.

Mixed Race Britain in The Twentieth Century

Hardback, 28/05/2018, £110.00
This book explores the overlooked history of racial mixing in Britain during the course of the twentieth century, a period in which there was considerable and influential public debate on the meanings and implications of intimately crossing racial boundaries.

Political Economy of Gender in the Twentieth-Century Caribbean

Paperback, 01/01/2001, £54.99
Eudine Barriteau exposes the precarious position of women in twentieth century Caribbean societies through analyzing the operations of gender systems.

Caribbean Portraits: Essays on Gender Ideologies and Identities

Paperback, 10/08/1998, £20.95
A collection of 24 essays on gender ideologies and identities in the Caribbean.

Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Hardback, 29/07/2015, £80.00
Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology explores the central, but often critically neglected role of knowledge and epistemic formations within social movements for human emancipation.

Interrogating Caribbean Masculinities: Theoretical and Empirical Analyses

Paperback, 31/01/2004, £51.99
This anthology of Caribbean feminist scholarships exposes gender relations as regimes of power and advances indigenous feminist theorizing. It deconstructs marginality and masculinity in the Caribbean and provides research with policy implications.

Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

Paperback, 24/01/2019, £8.99
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL EDGERTON `A necessary, beautiful book' Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You `A brilliant memoir' Guardian

Stopping Places: A Journey Through Gypsy Britain

Paperback, 02/05/2019, £8.99
'I needed to get to the stopping places, so I needed to get on the road. Through winter frosts and summer dawns, from horse fairs to Gypsy churches, Damian lives on the road, somewhere between the romanticised Gypsies of old, and their much-maligned descendants of today.

Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire

Paperback, 21/03/2019, £8.99
The Sunday Times bestseller on race and class in the UK, from the MOBO award-winning musician Akala

How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £12.99
How to Be a Craftivist is a manifesto for quiet activism: how to tackle issues not with shouting and aggression but with gentle protest, using the process of `making' to engage thoughtfully in the issues we are about, to influence and effect change.

Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £22.99
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.

Citizenship: Feminist Perspectives: 2003

Paperback, 28/03/2003, £32.99
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.

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.

Pimp State: Sex, Money and the Future of Equality

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
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
Fekete exposes a new kind of institutionalised racism behind the inhuman migration and security policies of the EU.

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

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

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

Paperback, 20/01/2010, £23.99
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.

Thinking Through Islamophobia: Global Perspectives

Paperback, 01/12/2009, £17.99
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
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
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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.



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