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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 27 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book 50 Years Legal: Five Decades of Fighting for Equal Rights by Simon Napier-Bell, edited with Mark Neeter
    50 Years Legal: Five Decades of Fighting for Equal Rights - by Simon Napier-Bell, edited with Mark Neeter

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911346203 | ISBN 10: 1911346202

    This is both the story of the 50-year battle for equal rights and deeply personal accounts from high profile politicians, comedians, actors and others in the public arena.  The book features contributions from David Hockney, Stephen Fry, Julian Clar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good As You: From Prejudice to Pride: 30 Years of Gay Britain by Paul Flynn
    Good As You: From Prejudice to Pride: 30 Years of Gay Britain - by Paul Flynn

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785032936 | ISBN 10: 1785032933

    In 1984 the pulsing electronics and soft vocals of Smalltown Boy would become an anthem uniting gay men. A month later, an aggressive virus, HIV, would be identified and a climate of panic and fear would spread across the nation, marginalising an alr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, Tv or Film by Lucy V. Hay
    Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, Tv or Film - by Lucy V. Hay

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857301178 | ISBN 10: 0857301179

    We’re living in a time of unprecedented diversity in produced media content, with more characters appearing who are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), disabled, or from other religions or classes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Inclusion in Teacher Education: Bridging Theory, Research, and Practice by Olivia J. Murray
    Queer Inclusion in Teacher Education: Bridging Theory, Research, and Practice - by Olivia J. Murray

    £42.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780415711869 | ISBN 10: 041571186x

    Queer Inclusion in Teacher Education explores the challenges and promises of building queer inclusive pedagogy and curriculum into teacher education.  Weaving together theory, research findings, and practical "how-to" strategies and material ... more

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  • Cover image of book Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion by Ryan Conrad (Editor)
    Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion - by Ryan Conrad (Editor)

    £15.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849351843 | ISBN 10: 1849351848

    Does gay marriage support the right-wing goal of linking access to basic human rights like health care and economic security to an inherently conservative tradition?  Will the ability of queers to fight in wars of imperialism help liberate and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vagina: A Cultural History by Naomi Wolf
    Vagina: A Cultural History - by Naomi Wolf

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844086894 | ISBN 10: 1844086895

    An astonishing new work that radically changes how we think about, talk about and understand the vagina - and consequently how we think about women and sexuality - from Naomi Wolf, one of our most respected cultural critics and author of the modern c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Roses: the Killing of Sophie Lancaster by Simon Armitage
    Black Roses: the Killing of Sophie Lancaster - by Simon Armitage

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781904590293 | ISBN 10: 1904590292

    Black Roses is a poetic sequence written in the voice of Sophie Lancaster.   Twenty-year-old Sophie was attacked in a Lancashire park in 2007 and died several days later. The ferocity of the assault caused distress and outrage when reported by ... more

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  • Cover image of book Weirdo. Mosher. Freak (If Only They
    Weirdo. Mosher. Freak (If Only They'd Stopped at Name Calling) - by Catherine Smyth

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781904590279 | ISBN 10: 1904590276

    Twenty-year-old Sophie Lancaster was kicked to death by a pack of 'feral' youths at her local park in Bacup, Lancashire. Her boyfriend, Rob Maltby, was also set upon and received life-threatening injuries.  Their only 'crime' was to dress dif ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unequal Britain: Equalities in Britain Since 1945 by Edited by Pat Thane
    Unequal Britain: Equalities in Britain Since 1945 - by Edited by Pat Thane

    £35.00   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847062987 | ISBN 10: 1847062989

    That people should be treated as equals is one of the core principles that underpin our society. Philosophers and social theorists have long debated what equality is, and this book probes what this means for both those at the centre and on the margin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics, and Theory of LGBT Liberation by Sheery Wolf
    Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics, and Theory of LGBT Liberation - by Sheery Wolf

    £13.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781931859790 | ISBN 10: 1931859795

    Sexuality and Socialism is a remarkably accessible analysis of many of the most challenging questions for those concerned with full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.  Inside are essays on the roots of LGBT op ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diversity Training Handbook; A Practical Guide to Understanding and Changing Attitudes by Phil Clements & John Jones
    The Diversity Training Handbook; A Practical Guide to Understanding and Changing Attitudes - by Phil Clements & John Jones

    £24.95   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780749450687 | ISBN 10: 0749450681

    Diversity issues and the need to understand and, if necessary, change underlying attitudes have become increasingly important for organizations in the aftermath of domestic and global events. This timely new edition of The Diversity Training Handboo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression: Debates and Challenges by Barbara Fawcett & Fran Waugh (editors)
    Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression: Debates and Challenges - by Barbara Fawcett & Fran Waugh (editors)

    £31.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780415422642 | ISBN 10: 0415422647

    Everyone working in health and social care is at one point or another confronted by violent behaviour and its consequences. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression provides a broad overview of violence in relation to a range of groups and areas tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education by Pamela Cotterill, Sue Jackson & Gayle Letherby.
    Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education - by Pamela Cotterill, Sue Jackson & Gayle Letherby.

    £69.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781402061097 | ISBN 10: 1402061099

    There is much ambivalence in womens experience of the academy as teachers and students. Allthough today many more women follow academic careers than in the past, they do not find the welcome that they had hoped for and expected. Additionally, women ... more

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  • Cover image of book Off-ramps and On-ramps by Sylvia Ann Hewlett
    Off-ramps and On-ramps - by Sylvia Ann Hewlett

    £24.00   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781422101025 | ISBN 10: 1422101029

    With talent shortages looming over the next decade, what can companies do to attract and retain the large number of professional women who are forced off the career highway? By documenting the successful efforts of a group of cutting-edge global comp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Age Matters: Re-Aligning Feminist Thinking by Toni M Calasanti & Kathleen F Slevin (editors)
    Age Matters: Re-Aligning Feminist Thinking - by Toni M Calasanti & Kathleen F Slevin (editors)

    £39.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415952248 | ISBN 10: 0415952247

    This volume of original chapters is designed to bring attention to a neglected area of feminist scholarship - aging. After several decades of feminist studies we are now well informed of the complex ways that gender shapes the lives of women and men. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity by Mattilda/Matt Bernstein Sycamore (editor)
    Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity - by Mattilda/Matt Bernstein Sycamore (editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781580051842 | ISBN 10: 1580051847

    Nobody Passes is a collection of essays that confronts and challenges the very notion of belonging. By examining the perilous intersections of identity, categorization, and community, contributors challenge societal mores and countercultural norms. N ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strength: Broadsides from Disability on the Arts by Paddy Masefield
    Strength: Broadsides from Disability on the Arts - by Paddy Masefield

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781858563800 | ISBN 10: 1858563801

    This remarkable book is the first to focus on disability arts. Drawn from over 50 of the authors speeches, it eschews the historical charity based, patrician assumptions about disabled people and the barriers and prejudices that have kept them invis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Difference by Richard Sandell
    Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Difference - by Richard Sandell

    £30.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415367493 | ISBN 10: 0415367492

    How, if it all, do museums shape the ways in which society understands difference? In recent decades there has been growing international interest amongst practitioners, academics and policy makers in the role that museums might play in confronti ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Biblical Defense Guide for Gays, Lesbians and Those Who Love Them by Craig Bettendorf
    A Biblical Defense Guide for Gays, Lesbians and Those Who Love Them - by Craig Bettendorf

    £8.42   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781412068253 | ISBN 10: 1412068258

    Oftentimes cultural prohibitions thrive unchecked by the general populace eventually entering the world of "known understanding". "It is this way because it has always been this way", becomes the reflexive response to change for the dominant culture. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Domestic Violence at the Margins: Readings on Race, Class, Gender, and Culture by Natalie J. Sokoloff (editor)
    Domestic Violence at the Margins: Readings on Race, Class, Gender, and Culture - by Natalie J. Sokoloff (editor)

    £29.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780813535708 | ISBN 10: 0813535700

    (N.B. this book deals with domestic violence in the USA) This groundbreaking anthology reorients the field of domestic violence research by bringing long overdue attention to the structural forms of oppression in communities marginalised by race ... more

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  • Cover image of book Intolerant Britain? Hate, Citizenship and Difference by Derek McGhee
    Intolerant Britain? Hate, Citizenship and Difference - by Derek McGhee

    £27.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780335216741 | ISBN 10: 0335216749

    This fascinating book uses case studies to explore a number of high-profile and contemporary 'social problems' that exist in British society, including: racism and institutional racism, ethnic & religious community segregation, islamophobia and the i ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation by Gloria E. Anzaldua & Analouise Keating (editors)
    This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation - by Gloria E. Anzaldua & Analouise Keating (editors)

    £34.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780415936828 | ISBN 10: 0415936829

    More than twenty years after the groundbreaking anthology This Bridge Called My Back challenged feminists to envision new forms of communities, Anzaldua and Keating have brought together an ambitious new collection of over 80 original contributions o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Becoming an Ally: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression by Anne Bishop
    Becoming an Ally: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression - by Anne Bishop

    £26.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781842772256 | ISBN 10: 1842772252

    This book, published in Europe and USA for the first time, looks specifically at addressing oppression in people. By narrowing the focus, Anne Bishop again raises a number of questions concerning where oppression comes from. Has it always been with u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unlearning Discrimination in the Early Years by Babette Brown
    Unlearning Discrimination in the Early Years - by Babette Brown

    £17.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781858561226 | ISBN 10: 1858561221

    This book challenges some of the preconceptions about early childhood development - for example that children cannot understand issues to do with fairness, or with skin colour or disability or homophobia - by clearly explaining relevant theory and re ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminism Meets Queer Theory by Naomi Schor & Elizabeth Weed
    Feminism Meets Queer Theory - by Naomi Schor & Elizabeth Weed

    £17.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780253211187 | ISBN 10: 0253211182

    When feminism meets queer theory, no introductions seem necessary. The two share common political interestsa concern for womens and gay and lesbian rightsand many of the same academic and intellectual roots. And yet, they can also seem like strang ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminist Groupwork by Sandra E Butler & Claire Wintram
    Feminist Groupwork - by Sandra E Butler & Claire Wintram

    £32.99   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780803982109 | ISBN 10: 0803982100

    Feminist Groupwork explores the purposes, practice and effectiveness of groupwork with women, drawing upon the authors' own involvement in setting up and running community-based women's groups.   The book offers clear accounts of the structure ... more

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    Ain't I a Woman: Black Women & Feminism - by bell hooks

    £18.99   paperback   (1983) - ISBN 13: 9780861043798 | ISBN 10: 0861043790

    In this classic study, bell hooks examines how black women, from the 17th century to the present day, were and are oppressed by both white men and black men and by white women. Illustrating her analysis with moving personal accounts, Ain't I a Woman ... more

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