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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, £85.00
£76.50
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, £27.99
£25.19
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, £23.99
£21.59

Key Concepts in Race and Ethnicity

Paperback, 11/08/2014, £22.99
£20.69
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, £25.99
£23.39
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, £8.99
£8.09
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, £31.99
£28.79
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, £9.99
£8.99
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, £28.99
£26.09
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, £12.99
£11.69

Transforming Masculinities

Paperback, 27/10/2005, £38.99
£35.09
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
£32.39

Understanding Global Sexualities

Paperback, 30/06/2013, £36.99
£33.29

Mary Wollstonecraft

Paperback, 01/11/1996, £16.99
£15.29
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, £9.99
£8.99
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.

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

Paperback, 01/06/2001, £31.95
£28.76
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.

 

 

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