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Asian Women -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Black, Asian & Other Diasporas /
Related booklists: Women in Asia, Black and Asian Biography and Autobiography,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Corner Shop: Shopkeepers, the Sharmas and the Making of Modern Britain by Babita Sharma
    The Corner Shop: Shopkeepers, the Sharmas and the Making of Modern Britain - by Babita Sharma

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781473673236 | ISBN 10: 1473673232

    'I come from a hidden world: I am the daughter of shopkeepers. I've seen you on a Sunday morning, nipping out to get a pint of milk or to grab a newspaper. I came to know a lot about you; whether your politics leaned to the right or left, whether you ... more

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  • Cover image of book A FLY Girl
    A FLY Girl's Guide To University: Being a Woman of Colour at Cambridge and Other Institutions... - by Lola Olufemi, Odelia Younge, Waithera Sebatindira and Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912565146 | ISBN 10: 1912565145

    A FLY Girl’s Guide to University is a collection of memoirs, essays, poetry and prose from four women of colour who studied at the University of Cambridge. It is a multifaceted calling out of the wrongness underpinning their shared experience at Ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Finding A Voice: Asian Women in Britain by Amrit Wilson
    Finding A Voice: Asian Women in Britain - by Amrit Wilson

    £13.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781988832012 | ISBN 10: 1988832012

    First published in 1978, and winning the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize for that year, Finding a Voice established a new discourse on South Asian women’s lives and struggles in Britain. Through discussions, interviews and intimate one-to-one con ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write by Sabrina Mahfouz (Editor)
    The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write - by Sabrina Mahfouz (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780863561467 | ISBN 10: 0863561462

    From established literary heavyweights to emerging spoken word artists, the writers in this ground-breaking collection blow away the narrow image of the ‘Muslim Woman’.   Hear from users of Islamic Tinder, a disenchanted Maulana working as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grunwick: The Workers
    Grunwick: The Workers' Story - by Jack Dromey and Graham Taylor

    £12.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910448946 | ISBN 10: 191044894x

    Grunwick was the strike that changed the rules of the game.   It changed the way the unions thought about race, about their own core values, and about the best way to organise among the new immigrant communities coming to Britain in the 1970s. ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are a Muslim, Please by Zaiba Malik
    We are a Muslim, Please - by Zaiba Malik

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099522270 | ISBN 10: 0099522276

    For Zaiba Malik, growing up in Bradford in the 70s and 80s certainly has its moments staying up all night during Ramadan with her father; watching mad Mr Aziz searching for his goat during Eid; dancing along to Top of the Pops (so long as no-one ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Settler
    The Settler's Cookbook: Tales of Love, Migration and Food - by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846270840 | ISBN 10: 1846270847

    This is a warm, personal memoir from one of Britain's most high-profile and vocal immigrants - a mouth-watering exploration of the author's East African Indian roots through the shared experience of cooking. Through the personal story of Yasmin's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dreams, Questions, Struggles: South Asian Women in Britain by Amrit Wilson
    Dreams, Questions, Struggles: South Asian Women in Britain - by Amrit Wilson

    £22.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780745318479 | ISBN 10: 0745318479

    This book testifies to a multiplicity of struggles, individual and collective, through which South Asian women, across divisions of class, community, age and religion, are seeking to take control of their lives. It looks at the role of the British s ... more

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  • Cover image of book What the Chinese Don
    What the Chinese Don't Eat - by Xinran

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099501527 | ISBN 10: 009950152x

    In June 2003 Xinran began writing about China for her weekly column in the Guardian. She has covered a vast range of topics from food to sex education, and from the experiences of British mothers who have adopted Chinese daughters, to whether Chinese ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sikh Women in England: Their religious and cultural beliefs and social practices by Satwant Kaur Rait
    Sikh Women in England: Their religious and cultural beliefs and social practices - by Satwant Kaur Rait

    £20.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781858563534 | ISBN 10: 1858563534

    This is a scholarly and fascinating ethnographic study by a Sikh woman who came to England after growing up and going to university in Delhi. It illustrates the changes in the values of Sikh women in England over the years and between the migrants an ... more

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  • Cover image of book South Asian Women and Employment in Britain: The Interaction of Gender and Ethnicity by Fauzia Ahmad, Tariq Modood and Stephen Lissenburgh
    South Asian Women and Employment in Britain: The Interaction of Gender and Ethnicity - by Fauzia Ahmad, Tariq Modood and Stephen Lissenburgh

    £5.00   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780853748090 | ISBN 10: 0853748098

    Why is there such diversity in the employment profiles of British South Asian women? Numerous studies, including the Fourth National Survey of Ethnic Minorities, have shown considerable diversity in the employment profiles of British South Asian wome ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women of Substance: Profiles of Asian Women in the UK by Pushpinder Chowdhry
    Women of Substance: Profiles of Asian Women in the UK - by Pushpinder Chowdhry

    £10.95   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9781870518567 | ISBN 10: 187051856x

    Many Asian women are now making their mark in such diverse fields as Politics, Business, Media and the Arts and Academia. This book profiles these very special women, ranging from shop floor trade union activists to successful business women, co ... more

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