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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This anthology traces the development - from the early 1800s to the present day - of black feminist thought. It consists of a collection of writings, in the feminist tradition, of over 60 African-American women demonstrating the strong tradition of African-American feminist thought.
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.