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Gypsy Politics and Traveller Identity

Paperback, 01/01/1997, £14.95
£13.46
Relations with the state and with non-Gypsies have been central to the shaping of the lived identity of Gypsy people. This book examines how the state deals with Gypsies and travellers, and how they deal with the state. It also provides a comparative study of Gypsy politics in Britain and abroad.

Further to Fly

Paperback, 04/10/2000, £20.99
£18.89

Gay Fandom and Crossover Stardom

Paperback, 15/08/2001, £21.99
£19.79
Why and how does the appeal of certain male Hollywood stars cross over from straight to gay audiences? Do stars lose their appeal to straight audiences when they cross over? This book responds to these questions with an analysis of three famous "crossover" stars - James Dean, Mel Gibson, and Keanu Reeves.

Feminist Consequences

Paperback, 24/01/2001, £29.00
£26.10
Exploring the status of feminism in this "postfeminist" age, this work on feminist thinking aims to move away from the all too common dependence on French theorists and male thinkers and instead builds on feminist theory written by women. These writings address the question "Where are we going?" as well as "Where have we come from?"

Reading Race

Paperback, 05/09/2000, £26.99
£24.29
Denzin turns his gaze upon cinematic race relations, and demonstrates that while the cinema reflects the creed of treating all persons as equal, along with the rest of society it struggles to define and implement diversity, pluralism and multiculturalism, and Hollywood's ghetto action film cycle contributes to a culture of violence.

Race, culture and difference

Paperback, 09/03/1992, £37.99
£34.19
Blending cultural studies and political analysis, this interdisciplinary text both illuminates and furthers debates over 'race' and its meanings in contemporary society as well as in educational and social policy. It is essential reading for all those concerned with discrimination and antiracist policy.

Queer: A Graphic History

Paperback, 08/09/2016, £12.99
£11.69
Barker and Scheele invite you to question the status quo and to start seeing things more queerly.

Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality

Paperback, 24/01/2017, £14.99
£13.49
The first edition of this classic work from 1905 shows a radically different psychoanalysis

Feminism's Founding Fathers: The Men Who Fought for Women's Rights

Paperback, 30/09/2016, £15.99
£14.39
The first book to tell the untold story of the male pioneers and fellow-travellers of women's lib.

Before Night Falls

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
£8.09

Becoming Nicole: The Extraordinary Transformation of an Ordinary Family

Hardback, 02/06/2016, £12.99
£11.69
Written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Becoming Nicole is the sometimes heartbreaking, always inspiring true story of a transgender girl, and an ordinary American family's extraordinary journey.

Who Stole My Spear?

Paperback, 09/02/2017, £8.99
£8.09
Trapped in bodies barely changed since caveman days, males are now contending with corporate culture, lifelong commitment, rampant depression and crazy expectations to be a success at work and home. From relationships, religion, and the rise of ISIS, to porn, and oppression of office life, this book explores how men should be living these days.

Future of Multi-ethnic Britain

Paperback, 10/10/2000, £14.99
£13.49
Britain has made some progress towards reducing racist violence and racial discrimination, but it still has a long way to go before it can claim to be a tolerant and just multi-ethnic society that is at ease with, delights in and profits from its rich diversity. This report describes and analyses the contemporary reality.

Colour of Difference, The

7, 01/09/2001, £28.99
£26.09
Accounts of the experience of cross-cultural adoption, by adoptees. This book provides statistics on the scale of cross-cultural adoption.

From KItchen Sink to Boardroom Table

Paperback, 09/01/2003, £12.99
£11.69

If Women Rose Rooted: A Journey to Authenticity and Belonging

Paperback, 03/11/2016, £10.99
£9.89
Beautifully written, honest and moving, If Women Rose Rooted is a passionate song to a different kind of femininity, a rallying cry for women to reawaken their natural power - not just for the sake of their own wellbeing, but for love of this threatened earth.

So Sad Today: Personal Essays

Paperback, 12/05/2016, £12.99
£11.69

Female Eunuch

Paperback, 15/05/2006, £10.99
£9.89
A new cover re-issue of the ground-breaking, worldwide bestselling feminist tract.

Violent Racism

Paperback, 09/09/1999, £35.49
£31.94
This book gives a detailed analysis of official documents, and of the historical origins of racist violence. It uses the conclusions to analyse why the ideas and language of white supremacy and racial exclusion direct violence at 'non-white' individuals, and why the police response is so routinely ineffectual.

Multiculturalism

7, 01/12/2000, £26.99
£24.29
The twentieth century saw an unprecedented movement of peoples from one geographical area to another. Multiculturalism is a term used to describe the variety that exists and the problems to which it gives rise. This book examines multiculturalism in the context of the national experience of countries such as France, Britain, the USA and China.

Engendering the Social

Paperback, 01/03/2004, £27.99
£25.19
This is unique in that it not only critically interrogates sociological theory from a feminist perspective, but also embarks on a politics of reconstruction, working creatively at the interface of feminist and sociological theory to induce a more adequate conceptualisation of the social.

Race, Culture and Counselling

7, 01/11/2005, £30.99
£27.89
Includes perspectives on the impact of race, culture, and language in therapy. This book discusses topics such as: issues concerning race and power; the impact culture has on communication; how dominant theories influence counseling; and, the concept of mixed-identity therapeutic relationships.

NoNonsense Feminism: Alive and Kicking

Paperback, 11/10/2016, £7.99
£7.19
An international perspective on the resurgence in feminist movements: the advances and the setbacks, the challenges and the contradictions.

Moranifesto

Paperback, 09/03/2017, £8.99
£8.09
'I've lived through ten iOS upgrades on my Mac - and that's just something I use to muck about on Twitter. Surely capitalism is due an upgrade or two?' Combining the best of her recent columns, the author deals with topics as pressing and diverse as 1980s swearing, benefits, boarding schools, and why the internet is like a drunken toddler.

Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Paperback, 28/10/2004, £9.99
£8.99
First published in 1792, Wollstonecraft's book attacked the prevailing view of docile, decorative femininity and laid out the principles of emancipation - an equal education for girls and boys, an end to prejudice, and for women to become defined by their profession, not their partner.

Descent of Man

Paperback, 06/04/2017, £8.99
£8.09

Good Immigrant

Paperback, 04/05/2017, £8.99
£8.09
How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport? Or be told that, as an actress, the part you're most fitted to play is 'wife of a terrorist'? How does it feel to have words from your native language misused, misappropriated and used aggressively towards you?

Mary and the Wrongs of Women

Paperback, 26/02/2009, £7.99
£7.19
Strongly autobiographical, Mary and The Wrongs of Woman powerfully complement Wollstonecraft's non-fictional writing, inspired by the French Revolution and the social upheavals that followed.

Black Skin White Masks

Paperback, 07/08/2008, £13.99
£12.59
A devastating account of the feelings of inadequacy experienced by previously colonised people in a white world.

Closet Space

7, 10/08/2000, £36.99
£33.29
A highly original account of the spatial metaphor of "the closet"in the context of gay men. Using a variety of research techniques and materials the book explores the closet through texts including oral histories, travel literature, Butler, Lefebvre and Foucault.

This Book is Gay

Paperback, 04/09/2014, £8.99
£8.09
Including testimonials from people across the gender and sexual spectrums, this book explores everything anyone who ever dared to wonder wants to know - from sex to politics, how to pull, stereotypes, how to come-out and more.

Globalization of Sexuality

7, 07/04/2004, £41.99
£37.79
Explores the relationships between the national state, globalization and sexual dissidence.

Race and Social Analysis

Paperback, 11/12/2003, £34.99
£31.49
Offers a theoretical examination of race and ethnicity that draws upon examples in Britain, US and Australia. This book examines: how race and ethnicity operate in the social world; the making of race and ethnicity by the connections between people, spaces and places; and the ways race and ethnicity articulate analytical themes in social science.

Transformation of Intimacy

Paperback, 07/08/1993, £17.99
£16.19
The sexual revolution: an evocative term, but what meaning can be given to it today? How does sexuality come into being and what connections does it have with the changes that have affected personal life on a more general plane? This book answers such questions and disputes many of the interpretations of the role of sexuality in modern culture.

Art and Queer Culture

Hardback, 01/04/2013, £49.95
£44.96
The definitive account of alternative forms of sexuality in art since 1890.

We Should All be Feminists

Paperback, 09/10/2014, £5.00
£4.50
A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.

Coming Out: The Emergence of LGBT Identities in Britain from the 19th Century to the Present

Paperback, 30/09/2016, £14.99
£13.49
The definitive history of the LGBT community's struggle for equality. A compelling and comprehensive account of British LGBT lives from the late 1800s to the present day, written by a leading authority.

Second Sex

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £12.99
£11.69
Examines the limits of female freedom and explodes our deeply ingrained beliefs about femininity. Liberation, the author argues, entails challenging traditional perceptions of the social relationship between the sexes and, crucially, in achieving economic independence.

Sex, Drugs, And Death

Paperback, 26/12/2010, £10.99
£9.89

Regarding Sedgwick

Paperback, 17/10/2002, £27.99
£25.19
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick is one of the most important figures in the history of modern gender studies. This book, which features an interview with Sedgwick, is a collection of new essays by established scholars

Eloquence of Mary Astell, The

Paperback, 31/03/2005, £34.99
£31.49
Practically ignored for over 200 years, Mary Astell's writing returned to prominence in the latter part of the 20th century in a celebrated biography by Ruth Perry. Self-educated, Astell was an avid political thinker, philosopher, educationalist & early feminist. Until recently, little attention has been paid to her importance.

Black Noise

Paperback, 24/04/1994, £22.00
£19.80
Discusses the elements of rap music, including its lyrics, music, culture, and style, and looks at the impact of rap music.

Race: Vintage Minis

Paperback, 08/06/2017, £3.50
£3.15
VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. Also in the Vintage Minis series: Language by Xiaolu Guo Death by Julian Barnes Love by Jeanette Winterson Home by Salman Rushdie

Claude Cahun: The Soldier with No Name

Paperback, 30/08/2013, £7.99
£7.19
Claude Cahun is the most important artist you've never heard of - until now.

Women, Art, and Society

Paperback, 23/04/2007, £14.95
£13.46
Intends to challenge the assumption that great women artists are exceptions to the rule who transcended their sex to produce major works of art.

Anthropology: A Beginner's Guide

Paperback, 01/08/2012, £9.99
£8.99
Discover the biological and social origins of our species

Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain

Paperback, 20/09/2010, £22.99
£20.69
The definitive history of black people in Britain, an epic story that spans the Roman conquest to the present day. New introduction by Paul Gilroy.

Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £8.99
£8.09
A wry, tender memoir by one of the leading voices on transition and masculinity

Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism

Paperback, 05/05/2011, £9.99
£8.99
The highly acclaimed, controversial and much needed look at our highly sexualised culture, reissued with a new introduction. 'A must-read' Viv Groskop, Guardian

 

 

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