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Black Women, Work, and Welfare in the Age of Globalization

by Sherrow O. Pinder

Pinder explores how globalization has shaped, and continues to shape, the American economy, which impacts the welfare state in markedly new ways. In the United States, the transformation from a manufacturing...

American Roma

by Melanie R. Covert

American Roma: A Modern Investigation of Lived Experiences and Media Portrayals explores the representation of American Roma from the nineteenth-century to today by examining portrayals in newsprint, television,...

Poverty and Power

by Edward Royce

Poverty and Power examines structural inequality in American society with a focus on the issue of poverty. The third edition features new material throughout, including discussions of the 2016 election and current...

The Chosen Ones

by Nikki Jones

How does one return to their community after a life peppered with drug charges, violent offenses, and trips to prison, all before adulthood? In The Chosen Ones, sociologist and feminist scholar Nikki Jones shares...

Transition Denied

by Jane Fae

Trans people in the UK currently face widespread prejudice and discrimination, from how they are described in the media to the lack of healthcare support they receive. This institutional bias is illustrated...

Shut Down the Business School

by Martin Parker

Business schools are institutions which, a decade after the financial crash, continue to act as loudspeakers for neoliberal capitalism with all its injustices and planetary consequences. In this lively and incendiary...

The Myth of the Blood

by Julius Evola

Written during the rule of National Socialism in Germany and the rise of the so-called Racial Laws in Fascist Italy, The Myth of the Blood offers a unique window into the historical origins of the racialist...

Race and the Yugoslav region

by Catherine Baker

This is the first book to situate the territories and collective identities of former Yugoslavia within the politics of race - not just ethnicity - and the history of how ideas of racialised difference have...

Badass Affirmations

by Becca Anderson

A funny, inspirational banquet of delicious bon mots, quips, and unforgettable one-liners from movie stars, musicians, politicians, and women writers. Sometimes shocking, always entertaining, everyone from Rihanna...

The Despair of Monkeys and Other Trifles

by Françoise Hardy & Jon E. Graham

  • First English translation of French chanteuse and cultural icon Françoise Hardy's compelling autobiography
  • Hardy has a devoted worldwide fanbase
  • Hardy pioneered 1960's Yé Yé Girls — a music phenomenon that...

  • It’s Only Blood

    by Anna Dahlqvist & Alice E. Olsson

    Across the world, 2 billion people experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that tampons and sanitary pads should be hidden away, the blood...

    Walking through Fire

    by Nawal El Saadawi & Sherif Hetata

    'Words should not seek to please, to hide the wounds in our bodies, or the shameful moments in our lives. They may hurt, give us pain, but they can also provoke us to question what we have accepted for thousands...

    A Daughter of Isis

    by Nawal El Saadawi & Sherif Hetata

    1. Volume one of the autobiography of Nawal El Saadawi, the Arab world's leading feminist.2. Paints a beautifully textured portrait of the childhood that moulded Saadawi into a novelist and fearless campaigner...


    by Louise Bernice Halfe & David Gaertner

    “I build this story like my lair. One willow, / a rib at a time”

    — “The Crooked Good”

    Since 1990, Sky Dancer Louise Bernice Halfe’s work has stood out as essential testimony to Indigenous experiences...

    Perfect Me!

    by Heather Widdows

    The demand to be beautiful is increasingly important in today's visual and virtual culture. Rightly or wrongly, being perfect has become an ethical ideal to live by, and according to which we judge ourselves...

    The Evils of Polygyny

    by Rose McDermott, Kristen Renwick Monroe, B. J. Wray & Valerie Hudson et al.

    Why do men act violently toward women?

    What are the consequences of "normal violence," not only for women and children but also for the men who instigate it, and for the societies that sanction it?

    The Evils...

    We'll Call You If We Need You

    by Susan Eisenberg

    Susan Eisenberg began her apprenticeship with Local 103 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in 1978, the year president Jimmy Carter set goals and timetables for the hiring of women on federally...

    Modern Science and Anarchy

    by Peter Kropotkin & Iain McKay

    This was Peter Kropotkin's final book, in which he theorizes about the development of the modern state and how modern science and technology can assist in freeing working people from capitalism. First published...

    History Is a Contemporary Literature

    by Ivan Jablonka & Nathan J. Bracher

    Ivan Jablonka’s  History Is a Contemporary Literature offers highly innovative perspectives on the writing of history, the relationship between literature and the social sciences, and the way that both social-scientific...

    The Shroud Maker

    by Ahmed Masoud

    Hajja Souad, an 80-year old Palestinian woman living on the besieged Gaza Strip, knows about business. She has survived decades of wars and oppression through making shrouds for the dead.

    A compelling black comedy...