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Man Up: Surviving Modern Masculinity

Paperback, 02/02/2017, £8.99
£8.09
What maleness should mean now, from the author of Vice's A Stiff Upper Lip is Killing British Men.

Queer

Paperback, 19/02/2016, £18.95
£17.06
Key artists' writings that have influenced and catalyzed contemporary queer artistic practice.

ABC's of LGBT+

Paperback, 10/11/2016, £11.99
£10.79

Roots and Culture: Cultural Politics in the Making of Black Britain

Paperback, 30/01/2017, £15.99
£14.39
A fascinating story of extraordinary artists who have frequently been overlooked or ignored in dominant histories of British art and culture of the 20th century.

Sexuality

Paperback, 09/09/2014, £18.95
£17.06
Sexuality, edited by Amelia Jones critically surveys art's identification with desire, self-performance and self-representation via key texts by artists and theorists from the mid 20th century to the present.

We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere

Hardback, 08/03/2017, £16.99
£15.29
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...

Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual (for a Sexist Workplace)

Paperback, 15/09/2016, £12.99
£11.69
We shouldn't wait around for somebody else to save us. We need to fight for ourselves. This book offers an arsenal of weapons for surviving in an unequal world. It helps you learn how to fight micro-aggressions, correct unconscious bias, deal with male colleagues who can't stop 'manterrupting' or 'bro-propriating' your ideas - and more.

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

Paperback, 01/09/2007, £27.55
£24.80
Based on empirical research and data, this book provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the links between men, health policy, gender and masculinity.

Studying Men and Masculinities

Paperback, 19/07/2012, £28.99
£26.09

Men's Health: Body, Identity and Social Context

Paperback, 06/02/2009, £41.95
£37.76
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.

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

Hardback, 02/03/2017, £9.99
£8.99
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.

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

Paperback, 08/10/2014, £54.00
£48.60
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.

Turkish Embassy Letters

Paperback, 15/11/2012, £14.95
£13.46
A pioneering woman traveler's impressions of Turkey are collected with a wealth of contemporary historical documents in this edition.

Men Explain Things to Me: And Other Essays

Hardback, 06/11/2014, £12.99
£11.69
A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today

Vagenda

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £7.99
£7.19
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.

Trans: A memoir

Hardback, 03/09/2015, £14.99
£13.49
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

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

Paperback, 17/11/2014, £24.99
£22.49
"First and second editions published by South End Press, 1984, 2000"--Title page verso.

Dictionary of race,ethnicity & culture

Paperback, 18/10/2002, £21.99
£19.79
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.

Racial Contract

Paperback, 25/06/1999, £15.50
£13.95
With a sweeping look at the European expansionism and racism of the last five hundred years, Charles W. Mills demonstrates how this peculiar and unacknowledged "racial contract" has shaped a system of global European domination.

Inequality Reader: Contemporary and Foundational Readings in Race, Class, and Gender

Paperback, 07/04/2011, £58.99
£53.09
Now revised and updated, this cutting-edge reader introduces undergraduate students to the complexities of inequality in America, showing how race, class, and gender are interrelated through both classic and contemporary readings by the top names in the field.

Regarding the pain of others

7, 26/08/2004, £8.99
£8.09
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.

Masculinities 2ed

Paperback, 02/03/2005, £18.99
£17.09
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.

Becoming Visible in Iran: Women in Contemporary Iranian Society

Hardback, 28/02/2009, £64.00
£57.60
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.

Gendered Cyborg: A Reader

Paperback, 30/09/1999, £24.99
£22.49
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).

Fifty-One Key Feminist Thinkers

Paperback, 25/07/2016, £21.99
£19.79

Key Concepts in Race and Ethnicity

Paperback, 11/08/2014, £20.99
£18.89
An accessible exploration of both long standing and contemporary arguments within this key area of social science teaching and research.

I'm Buffy and You're History

Paperback, 28/02/2015, £16.99
£15.29
Fresh investigation of Buffy's feminism.

Bodies

Paperback, 07/01/2010, £8.99
£8.09
In the past decades, the pressure to perfect and design our bodies has been unprecedented. Men are encouraged to surgically pump up their pecs, breast enhancement is a sweet sixteen birthday present in the suburbs of America. This book raises the fundamental questions about how we arrived here and proposes a fresh theory on how we became embodied.

Researching Racism: A Guidebook for Academics and Professional Investigators

Paperback, 21/03/2015, £22.99
£20.69
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
£17.99
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.

Second Sex

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £4.99
£4.49
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
£4.49
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
£4.49
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.

I am Malala

Paperback, 09/10/2014, £7.99
£7.19
The bestselling memoir of youngest ever NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who stood up to the Taliban.

Black British Feminism: A Reader

Paperback, 29/05/1997, £27.99
£25.19
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.

Feminine Mystique

Paperback, 04/03/2010, £12.99
£11.69
Victims of a false belief system, women were following strict social convention by loyally conforming to the pretty image of the magazines, and found themselves forced to seek meaning in their lives only through a family and a home. This title deals with these women and aims to set Second Wave feminism in motion and begin the battle for equality.

Language and Sexism

Paperback, 25/09/2008, £23.99
£21.59
A fresh and critical discussion of sexism in language.

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

Paperback, 18/09/2014, £9.99
£8.99
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.

Race Matters

Paperback, 10/08/2001, £10.99
£9.89

Transforming Masculinities

Paperback, 27/10/2005, £24.99
£22.49
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, £27.99
£25.19

Understanding Global Sexualities

Paperback, 30/06/2013, £26.99
£24.29

Mary Wollstonecraft

Paperback, 01/11/1996, £8.99
£8.09
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.

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Paperback, 06/08/2015, £8.99
£8.09
Ask most women whether they have the right to equality at work and the answer will be a resounding yes, but ask the same women whether they'd feel confident asking for a raise, or a promotion, and some reticence creeps in. This book tells how women can help themselves, and make changes in their life that can effect change on a universal scale.

Sexual Contract

Paperback, 23/06/1988, £18.99
£17.09
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.

 

 

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