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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?

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

Paperback, 05/06/2017, £10.00
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, £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.

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.

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.

Scribble Yourself Feminist

Paperback, 02/05/2018, £7.99

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

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.

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.

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.

So Here I Am: Speeches by great women to empower and inspire

Hardback, 04/02/2019, £18.99
Over 50 empowering speeches celebrating women in their own words through extracts and commissioned illustrations, spanning throughout history up to the modern day.

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

Paperback, 10/01/2019, £9.99
some agree with their aims if not their forceful methods, while others are aghast at the thought of giving any female a vote. They are the suffragists: non-militant campaigners for the vote, on an astonishing six-week protest march they call the Great Pilgrimage.

Feminism Is...

Paperback, 03/01/2019, £9.99

50 Queers Who Changed the World: A celebration of LGBTQ+ icons

Hardback, 28/09/2017, £10.00
A stylish celebration of queer icons

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

Paperback, 31/01/2019, £9.99
The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born

Women: Our History

Hardback, 07/02/2019, £20.00

Equal Power: Gender Equality and How to Achieve It

Paperback, 07/02/2019, £8.99
A call to arms that challenges the persistent inequality of power between men and women.

Feminism for the 99%

Paperback, 05/03/2019, £7.99
From three of the organisers of the International Women's Strike US: a manifesto for when 'leaning in' is not enough.

My Own Story (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

Paperback, 28/06/2018, £4.99
Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short formWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JESS PHILLIPSSoldier, criminal, militant, hooligan, revolutionary: these labels Emmeline Pankhurst took up and wore proudly in her long struggle for women's suffrage.

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 lessons on how to wake up, take action, and do the work

Paperback, 06/01/2020, £8.99
Learn about identities, histories, and anti-racism work in 20 carefully laid out chapters.

Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women

Paperback, 01/05/1999, £9.00
The history of sexually manipulative women from biblical times to today.

Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene

Paperback, 19/09/2016, £22.99
Donna J. Haraway refigures our current epoch, moving away from the Anthropocene toward the Chthulucene: an epoch in which we stay with the trouble of living and dying on a damaged earth while living with and understanding the nonhuman in complex ways conducive to building more livable futures.

Outspoken: 50 Speeches by Incredible Women from Boudicca to Michelle Obama

Hardback, 05/11/2019, £14.99
History didn't listen to women, but that never stopped them from speaking out ...A lot of history is made up of speeches. Speeches about big ideas, celebratory speeches, rousing speeches to inspire soldiers to fight to the death, comic speeches to help us see the funny side to life. Outspoken: 50 Speeches by Incredible Women is going to change that.

Reinvention of Humanity: A Story of Race, Sex, Gender and the Discovery of Culture

Hardback, 07/11/2019, £25.00
*THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*"Entrancing" Dava Sobel, author of Longitude / "Vitally relevant" Financial TimesThe Reinvention of Humanity tells the riveting story of a small circle of renegade scientist-explorers who changed something profound: what it means to be normal.

Ladies Can't Climb Ladders: The Pioneering Adventures of the First Professional Women

Hardback, 23/01/2020, £20.00
In her startling study into the public and private worlds of these unsung heroines, Jane Robinson sheds light on their desires and ambitions, and how family and society responded to this emerging class of working women.

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

Paperback, 27/02/2020, £8.99
THE FLAGSHIP 2019 RELEASE OF #MERKY BOOKS____________________________'Brilliant' CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS'Hugely important' PAULA AKPAN'Essential' BERNARDINE EVARISTO____________________________As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance.

Heat of the Moment: Life and Death Decision-Making From a Firefighter

Paperback, 20/02/2020, £8.99
'One of the wonder women of our emergency services' Glamour'Homeless as a teenager, Sabrina Cohen-Hatton has spent the last eighteen years dealing with everything from fires to car crashes and terrorist attacks.

Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights

Hardback, 27/02/2020, £16.99
Well-behaved women don't make history: difficult women do. It's time to reclaim the history of feminism as a history of difficult women. Taking the story up to the present with the twenty-first-century campaign for abortion services, Helen Lewis reveals the unvarnished - and unfinished - history of women's rights.

History of Islam in 21 Women

Hardback, 26/09/2019, £16.99
The story of Islam as never presented before, through the lives of twenty-one remarkable women

Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

Hardback, 06/06/2019, £20.00

Gender: The Basics: 2nd edition

Paperback, 03/08/2018, £15.99
Revised edition of the author's Gender, c2014.

Women's Studies: The Basics

Paperback, 25/03/2019, £16.99
Revised edition of the author's Women's studies, 2013.

History of the World with the Women Put Back in

Paperback, 16/09/2019, £20.00
A retelling of global history which reinstates women to their rightful place in the story, without excluding men from the narrative

DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace

Hardback, 01/10/2019, £5.99

DK Life Stories Harriet Tubman

Hardback, 01/10/2019, £5.99

Homecoming: Voices of the Windrush Generation

Hardback, 03/10/2019, £18.99
When Colin Grant was growing up in Luton in the 1960s, he learned not to ask his Jamaican parents why they had emigrated to Britain. `You have some place else to go?' But now, seventy years after the arrival of ships such as the Windrush, this generation of pioneers are ready to tell their stories.

Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Paperback, 23/09/2019, £10.99
2018 marked the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both anniversaries by exploring how the War gave female scientists, doctors, and engineers unprecedented opportunities to undertake endeavours normally reserved for men.

Equal: A story of women, men and money

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £18.99
Equal is an inspiring, personal and campaigning book about how we should and can fight for equal pay and other kinds of equality in the workplace, by former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie.

Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind

Paperback, 11/07/2017, £10.99
A trailblazing and inspiring collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology by the internationally bestselling novelist Siri Hustvedt

We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £16.99
A radical and thought-provoking polemic which examines the foundational myths at the centre of current culture wars

Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves

Paperback, 01/01/2011, £9.99
By the bestselling author of WHAT I LOVED, an intimate and enlightening account of her search for the key to her mysterious nervous disorder, which brilliantly illuminates the connection between mind and body.

Glass Closet: Why Coming Out is Good Business

Paperback, 11/06/2015, £9.99
With The Glass Closet, I hope to give some of them the courage to make an impact of their own.' Whether you're lesbian, gay, transgender or straight, John Browne's message is simple and clear, it's better for you and it's better for business when you bring your authentic self to work.

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

Hardback, 17/10/2019, £25.00
The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were active at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that `One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country', but the Soong sisters were far more than these caricatures.

Bordering Britain: Law, Race and Empire

Hardback, 09/03/2020, £20.00
(B)ordering Britain argues that Britain is the spoils of empire, its immigration law is colonial violence and irregular immigration is anti-colonial resistance. -- .
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