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Do it Like a Woman...And Change the World

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £8.99
Gathering together stories from all corners of the world, this is an inspiring celebration of private heroisms and public triumphs, and a brilliant, necessary manifesto for women everywhere

Room of One's Own

Paperback, 02/09/2004, £4.99
Virginia Woolf's blazing polemic on female creativity, the role of writers and the silent fate of Shakespeare's imaginary sister remains a powerful reminder of a woman's need for financial independence and intellectual freedom.

Researching Racism: A Guidebook for Academics and Professional Investigators

Paperback, 21/03/2015, £25.99
Acrucial guide for anyone beginning their research on racism, exploring the meaning of racism, key studies in the field, core methods and an agenda of research for the future.

Essential Nawal El Saadawi: A Reader

Paperback, 08/07/2010, £19.99
The Essential Nawal El Saadawi gathers together a wide range of Saadawi's writing. From novellas and short stories to essays on politics, culture, religion and sex; from extensive interviews to her work as a dramatist; from poetry to autobiography, this book is essential for anyone wishing to gain a sense of the breadth of Saadawi's work.

End of Manhood: Parables on Sex and Selfhood

Paperback, 03/12/1999, £29.99
Offers an alternative to the cult of masculinity, seeking to inspire male readers to a compassionate vision of life as a man of conscience. The book also provides insights into both the social construction of manhood in relationships, and how those dynamics drive the behaviour of race-hate groups.

Becoming Visible in Iran: Women in Contemporary Iranian Society

Hardback, 28/02/2009, £85.00
Disputes the widespread stereotypes about Muslim women prevalent in the West, providing an account of young women in contemporary Iran. This book presents the experiences of these young women who wield a key if indirect political influence on the seemingly male dominated politics of this society, as they achieve a fresh visibility.

I am Malala

Paperback, 09/10/2014, £8.99
The bestselling memoir of youngest ever NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who stood up to the Taliban.

Open Mike: Reflections on Racial Identities, Popular Cultures and Freedom Struggles

Paperback, 03/12/2002, £12.99
Essays and interviews from one of the most insightful and thought-provoking black intellectuals to emerge since the heyday of the civil rights movement.

Men's Health: Body, Identity and Social Context

Paperback, 06/02/2009, £43.75
This book explores the social, political and theoretical underpinnings of the men's health field. Written by experts in the field, it provides a comprehensive understanding of the relationships between cultural understandings and health-related issues.

Language and Sexism

Paperback, 25/09/2008, £28.99
A fresh and critical discussion of sexism in language.

From Frazzled to Fabulous: How to Juggle a Successful Career, Fatherhood, 'Me-Time' and Looking Good

Hardback, 20/10/2016, £9.99
Helps men to nurture opinions of their own, make time to smile and choose between a career or baby. This book includes words of wisdom on everything from how to spend your 'me time' and get a grip on guilt to dressing in your wow colours and speaking in the right tone of voice at work.

Race Matters

Paperback, 10/08/2001, £12.99

Black British Feminism: A Reader

Paperback, 29/05/1997, £31.99
A collection of classic texts and new black feminist scholarship. Exploring postmodernist themes of gendered and racialized exclusion, "black" identity and social and cultural difference, this volume provides an overview of black feminism in Britain as it has developed since the mid 1970s.

Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World

Hardback, 08/04/2016, £25.00
A landmark account of gay and lesbian creative networks and the seismic changes they brought to twentieth-century culture

Transforming Masculinities

Paperback, 27/10/2005, £38.99
Exploring the ways in which men and masculinities are commonly theorized, this text discusses such relationships, and shows that, as with feminisms, there is a diversity of theoretical traditions. It also explores directions in the complexities of male identities and emotional lives, across different histories, cultures, and traditions.

Consuming Race

Paperback, 07/04/2014, £35.99

Understanding Global Sexualities

Paperback, 30/06/2013, £36.99

Studying Men and Masculinities

Paperback, 19/07/2012, £35.99

Fifty-One Key Feminist Thinkers

Paperback, 25/07/2016, £23.99

Masculinities 2ed

Paperback, 02/03/2005, £18.99
This is an exciting new edition of R.W. Connella s ground--breaking text, which has become a classic work on the nature and construction of masculine identity. Connell argues that there is not one masculinity, but many different masculinities, each associated with different positions of power.

Dictionary of race,ethnicity & culture

Paperback, 18/10/2002, £17.99
The Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and Culture provides the historical background and etymology of a wide number of words related to the concepts of race, ethnicity and culture and looks at them from a broadly multicultural perspective.

Gendered Cyborg: A Reader

Paperback, 30/09/1999, £27.99
Considers how the cyborg has been used in cultural representation from reproductive technology to sci-fi, and questions the power of the cyborg as a symbol which disrupts categories (man / machine and male / female).

Racism: A Short History

Paperback, 02/10/2015, £14.99

Sexual Contract

Paperback, 23/06/1988, £18.99
Carole Pateman is one of the foremost political theorists writing in English today. In this outstanding new work, she presents a major reinterpretation of modern political theory. She shows how standard discussions of social contract theory tell only half the story.

British Queer History: New Approaches and Perspectives

Paperback, 30/11/2013, £18.99
Takes stock of the 'new British queer history'. Topics range from newspaper reporting of sodomy cases, to homoerotic representations in art, to queer autobiographical accounts, to oral histories of Scottish lesbians, and much else besides.

Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global Justice 2ed

Paperback, 01/06/2001, £31.95
This study exposes the magnitude of environmental racism, both domestic and international. The essays explore the justice of environmental practices, asking such questions as whether cost-benefit analysis is an appropriate technique and if there are alternative routes to sustainable development.

Regarding the pain of others

7, 26/08/2004, £8.99
Features an analysis of our numbed response to images of horror. This title alters our thinking about the uses and meanings of images, and about the nature of war, the limits of sympathy, and the obligations of conscience.

Secularism, Relgion And Multicultural Citizenship

Paperback, 20/11/2008, £32.99
Highly topical examination of the central problems raised by the relationship between religion, multiculturalism and secularism in western democracies.

Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Man: Evolution of Sex and Gender

Paperback, 18/09/2014, £9.99
Why are there two sexes? How different are they and why? Why can't a woman be more like a man? Or should the question be: why can't a man be more like a woman? Controversy rages around sex and gender, but just what are the differences and how are they determined? This book deals with these questions.

History of Gay Literature: The Male Tradition

Paperback, 01/11/1999, £30.00
A full-scale account of male gay literature, across cultures, languages, and from ancient times to the present. It includes chapters on significant periods of cultural history, on major writers, and on common themes.

Understanding Men and Health: Masculinities, Identity and Well-Being

Paperback, 01/09/2007, £27.99
Based on empirical research and data, this book provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the links between men, health policy, gender and masculinity.

We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere

Hardback, 08/03/2017, £16.99
Imagine a sisterhood - across all creeds and cultures. An unspoken agreement that we, as women, will support and encourage one another. That we will remember we don't know what struggles each of us may be facing elsewhere in our lives and so we will assume that each of us is doing our best...

Mary Wollstonecraft

Paperback, 01/11/1996, £16.99
Since the publication of her Vindication of the Rights of Woman in 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft has been justly hailed as a pioneer of feminist thought in the English-speaking world.

Queering Paradigms IV: South-North Dialogues on Queer Epistemologies, Embodiments and Activisms

Paperback, 08/10/2014, £55.95
This book is composed of research presented at the fourth international Queering Paradigms Conference (QP4), held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It intends to contribute to building a queer postcolonial critique of the current politics of queer activism and of queer knowledge production and circulation.

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

Paperback, 17/11/2014, £21.99
"First and second editions published by South End Press, 1984, 2000"--Title page verso.

Dialectics of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

Paperback, 25/03/2015, £9.99
"A landmark manifesto" - Susan Faludi, New Yorker

Trans: A memoir

Hardback, 03/09/2015, £16.99
Deep down, I feel just as genderqueer after the physical changes as before. I believe that there are as many gender identities as there are people; all unique, all constantly being explored in conscious and unconscious ways

Men Explain Things to Me: And Other Essays

Hardback, 06/11/2014, £12.99
A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today


Paperback, 05/03/2015, £9.99
Holly and Rhiannon grew up reading glossy mags and, like most women, thought of them as just a bit of fun. But over time they started to feel uneasy - not just about magazines, but about music videos, page 3, and women being labelled frigid, princesses or tramps. This is a guide to the madness of women's media.

Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman

Paperback, 26/05/2015, £11.99
"First published by The Dial Press 1978"--Title page verso.

Second Sex

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £4.99
When first published in 1949, this title led to outrage and scandal. This work contains the key passages of the book that changed perceptions of women forever.

Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £4.99
Argues for the education of women and for an increased female contribution to society. This work made the first ripples of what would later become the tidal wave of the women's rights movement. Rationalist but revolutionary, it changed the world for women.

Beauty Myth

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £4.99
Every day, women around the world are confronted with a dilemma - how to look. In a society embroiled in a cult of female beauty and youthfulness, pressure on women to conform physically is constant and all-pervading.

Man Up: Surviving Modern Masculinity

Paperback, 02/02/2017, £8.99
What maleness should mean now, from the author of Vice's A Stiff Upper Lip is Killing British Men.

Woman's Hour: Words from Wise, Witty and Wonderful Women

Hardback, 02/03/2017, £9.99
For the last 70 years, the guests of Woman's Hour has interviewed many of the biggest female names from entertainment, politics, the arts and beyond. This is a collection of quotes and extracts from 70 years of the Woman's Hour archive.



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