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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Know My Name by Chanel Miller
    Know My Name - by Chanel Miller

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241428276 | ISBN 10: 0241428270

    She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted ... more

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  • Cover image of book Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture by Roxane Gay
    Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture - by Roxane Gay

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911630111 | ISBN 10: 1911630113

    Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on.  In this valuable and timely ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Anatomy of Silence by Cyra Perry Dougherty (Editor)
    The Anatomy of Silence - by Cyra Perry Dougherty (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912157105 | ISBN 10: 1912157101

    Before #MeToo, there was silence.   Let’s talk about that silence.   The Anatomy of Silence is an anthology of 26 voices speaking out loud - often for the first time - about what it means to stay silent, to be silenced, and to ... more

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  • Cover image of book What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape by Sohaila Abdulali
    What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape - by Sohaila Abdulali

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912408061 | ISBN 10: 1912408066

    Thoughtful, provocative and intelligent, this game-changing book looks at sexual assault and the global discourse on rape from the viewpoint of a survivor, writer, counsellor and activist.  Sohaila Abdulali was the first Indian rape survivor ... more

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  • Cover image of book South of Forgiveness by Thordis Elva
    South of Forgiveness - by Thordis Elva

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911617136 | ISBN 10: 1911617133

    A woman, a man, a rape, and a hard journey from violence to reconciliation.   One ordinary spring morning in Reykjavik, Thordis Elva kisses her son and partner goodbye before boarding a plane to do an extraordinary thing: fly seven thousand miles ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rape and Resistance by Linda Martí­n Alcoff
    Rape and Resistance - by Linda Martí­n Alcoff

    £17.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745691923 | ISBN 10: 0745691927

    Sexual violence has become a topic of intense media scrutiny, thanks to the bravery of survivors coming forward to tell their stories. But, unfortunately, mainstream public spheres too often echo reports in a way that inhibits proper understanding of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Preventing Sexual Violence on Campus: Challenging Traditional Approaches Through Program Innovation by Sara Carrigan Wooten and Roland W. Mitchell (Editors)
    Preventing Sexual Violence on Campus: Challenging Traditional Approaches Through Program Innovation - by Sara Carrigan Wooten and Roland W. Mitchell (Editors)

    £21.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781138689206 | ISBN 10: 1138689203

    Amid the ongoing national conversation regarding campus sexual assault, this book thoughtfully explores existing programmatic interventions while wrestling with fundamental questions regarding the cultural shifts in our nation’s higher education in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement by Jennifer Patterson
    Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement - by Jennifer Patterson

    £12.63   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781626012738 | ISBN 10: 1626012733

    Often pushed to the margins, queer, transgender and gender non-conforming survivors have been organizing in anti-violence work since the birth of the movement. Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement locates th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Take It As a Compliment by Maria Stoian
    Take It As a Compliment - by Maria Stoian

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849056977 | ISBN 10: 1849056978

    "I was fifteen." "I never saw him again." "They chanted after me, 'Oscar the Grouch, Oscar the Grouch."   Bringing together the voices of males and females of all ages, the stories in this collective graphic memoir reflect real life experien ... more

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  • Cover image of book Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture - And What We Can Do About It by Kate Harding
    Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture - And What We Can Do About It - by Kate Harding

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780738217024 | ISBN 10: 0738217026

    Every seven minutes, someone in America commits a rape. And whether that's a football star, beloved celebrity, elected official, member of the clergy, or just an average Joe (or Joanna), there's probably a community eager to make excuses for that per ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Courage to Be Me: A Story of Courage, Hope and Self-Compassion After Rape or Sexual Abuse by Nina Burrowes
    The Courage to Be Me: A Story of Courage, Hope and Self-Compassion After Rape or Sexual Abuse - by Nina Burrowes

    £12.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910318003 | ISBN 10: 1910318000

    The Courage to Be Me is an illustrated story about courage, self-compassion and hope after rape or sexual abuse.   Join a group of women as they share their stories, learn about recovery, and find the courage to be themselves. The book combine ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gaddafi
    Gaddafi's Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya - by Annick Cojean

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781611855678 | ISBN 10: 1611855675

    Soraya was just fifteen when she was given the honor of presenting a bouquet of flowers to Colonel Gaddafi, the Guide, on his visit to her school. She carried out her task with grace, but the next day three women from the Department of Protocol c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict by Janie L. Leatherman
    Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict - by Janie L. Leatherman

    £17.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745641881 | ISBN 10: 0745641881

    Every year, hundreds of thousands of women become victims of sexual violence in conflict zones around the world; in the Democratic Republic of Congo alone, approximately 1,100 rapes are reported each month.  This book offers a comprehens ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rape: A History from 1860 to the Present by Joanna Bourke
    Rape: A History from 1860 to the Present - by Joanna Bourke

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844081554 | ISBN 10: 1844081559

    Joanna Bourke, author of the critically-acclaimed Fear, unflinchingly and controversially moves away from looking at victims to look at the rapists. She examines the nature of rape, drawing together the work of criminologists, sociologists and psychi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex as Crime? by Gayle Letherby et al (editors)
    Sex as Crime? - by Gayle Letherby et al (editors)

    £32.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843922674 | ISBN 10: 1843922673

    This book brings together chapters by academics, researchers and practitioners to analyse how crimes such as sex work, domestic violence and rape and sexual assault have risen up the Government agenda in recent years. For example, the 'Paying the Pri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Illicit and Illegal: Sex, Regulation and Social Control by Joanna Phoenix & Sarah Oerton
    Illicit and Illegal: Sex, Regulation and Social Control - by Joanna Phoenix & Sarah Oerton

    £30.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843920809 | ISBN 10: 1843920808

    This book is about the surprisingly neglected area of the regulation of sex. It describes and discusses the ways in which various sexual activities are controlled, regulated and made illegal and/or deviant and illicit. Its primary focus is upon the m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Obsession, With Intent: Violence Against Women by Lee Lakeman
    Obsession, With Intent: Violence Against Women - by Lee Lakeman

    £18.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781551642628 | ISBN 10: 155164262x

    Obsession, With Intent is an investigative report into one hundred cases of violence against women; in all cases the women tried to get help from the system. It is a harrowing account of individual women's stories, their understanding of the danger t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Carnal Knowledge: Rape on Trial by Sue Lees
    Carnal Knowledge: Rape on Trial - by Sue Lees

    £12.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780704347533 | ISBN 10: 0704347539

    In this powerful and superbly argued book, Sue Lees exploded the myths about rape that permeate popular opinion, the press and the legal system. Based on innovative research involving victims' account of their experiences, the analysis of police repo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The War Within the War: Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Eastern Congo by Human Rights Watch
    The War Within the War: Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Eastern Congo - by Human Rights Watch

    £9.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781564322760 | ISBN 10: 1564322769

    Within the larger war in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo) the warring parties carry out another war: that of sexual violence against women and girls. As military activities increase in one area after another, so do rapes and other cri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Sex: Students Rewrite the Rules on Sex, Violence, Equality and Activism by Jodi Gold and Susan Villari (Editors)
    Just Sex: Students Rewrite the Rules on Sex, Violence, Equality and Activism - by Jodi Gold and Susan Villari (Editors)

    £17.95   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780847693320 | ISBN 10: 0847693325

    Just Sex chronicles the movement to bring an end to all forms of sexual violence on campus and gives voice not only to rape victims but also to reformed rape perpetrators, who describe the twisted logic through which rape becomes acceptable to young ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fault Lines: Incest, Sexuality and Catholic Family Culture by Tish Langlois
    Fault Lines: Incest, Sexuality and Catholic Family Culture - by Tish Langlois

    £14.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780929005980 | ISBN 10: 0929005988

    Tish Langlois challenges Catholic liturgy and ideology that benefits men at the expense of women and children.  Through a gendered division of labour and a rigidly defined sexuality, Catholic culture can foster sexual abuse within Catholic famil ... more

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