This newly updated third edition of the classic story of the interlocking feminist and socialist movements by acclaimed activists and historians Sheila Rowbotham, Lynne Segal and Hilary Wainwright remains an essential text for those in the movement and those wanting to learn more.
Gender inequalities are increasingly defended by citing hard-wired differences between the male and female brain. That's why, we're told, there are so few women in science, so few men in the laundry room - different brains are just suited to different things.
With sparkling wit and humour, Cordelia Fine attacks this 'neurosexism', revealing the mind's remarkable plasticity, the substantial influence of culture on identity, and the malleability of what we consider to be 'hardwired' difference. This modern classic shows the surprising extent to which boys and girls, men and women are made - not born.
This eye-opening book follows Parsi's incredible journey from his first understanding of his sexual orientation to his eventual exile. It explores the reality for LGBT people in Iran through the deeply personal and inspiring story of his life, escape and continuing work as an activist.
'Every three seconds, a girl under the age of 18 is married somewhere across the world - usually without her consent and sometimes to a much older man.' Combining rigorous research and compelling personal testimonies, Elaine Storkey investigates the different forms of violence experienced by women across the globe today.