Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection

Jan 23, 2015 | No Comments
Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection

Hart Publishing is delighted to give you information about their latest title Hart Publishing is delighted to offer you 20% discount on the book   Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection Edited by Beth Goldblatt and Lucie Lamarche   This collection examines the human rights to social security and social protection from a ...

Jan 22, 2015 | No Comments

Radical Feminism   By Finn Mackay 23 February 2015 | £14.99 | Paperback       Advance Praise for Radical Feminism   ‘A book written by a key feminist activist and reviver of the movement’ – Julie Bindell, journalist, author and founder of Justice for Women   ‘Finn is a recognised authority and a really important ...

Mies, M. & Shiva, V. EcoFeminism

Jan 22, 2015 | No Comments
Mies, M. & Shiva, V. EcoFeminism

by Finn Mackay Mies, M. & Shiva, V. (2014) EcoFeminism. London: Zed Books. ISBN: 9781780325637 Here in this volume is this classic again, with a new preface this time from Vandana Shiva. This book is a must-read, a feminist 101. EcoFeminism is the logical analysis of and stance to take against the interdependent workings of ...

#SupportingSurvivors in 2015

Jan 19, 2015 | No Comments
#SupportingSurvivors in 2015

2014 has seen so many high profile rape and sexual abuse cases, bringing the experiences of survivors to people’s newspapers and TV screens, but so often the message that has come with this reporting is one of disbelief and judgement. We at Survivors’ Network are committed to supporting survivors to know that they are believed, to know ...

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED – Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

Jan 16, 2015 | No Comments
CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED – Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

     CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender   Keynote Speaker: Professor Christine Chinkin, Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science Date: Friday, 8 May 2015, 09:00 – 18:30 Venue: Ulster University, York St campus (Belfast, Northern Ireland)   The Transitional Justice ...

Winner of the FWSA 2014 Book Prize: Abigail Rine

Jan 15, 2015 | No Comments
Winner of the FWSA 2014 Book Prize: Abigail Rine

FWSA is very pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 FWSA-Palgrave Book Prize Competition is: Abigail Rine’s Irigaray, Incarnation and Contemporary Women’s Fiction (Bloomsbury 2013). There was strong competition for the prize with over 25 books entered but the three judges came to an unanimous decision. About the book: Drawing on the provocative recent work of feminist ...

A Look at Beauty through the Ages

Jan 15, 2015 | One Comment
A Look at Beauty through the Ages

by Jennah Marie Ever since Cleopatra splashed henna across her eyelids, beauty has become synonymous with sex, women and ultimately, power. Celebrities and royalty alike are subject to constant debate over their appearance and now if we choose, we can mould ourselves to reflect their image. This postmodern era has provided us with the concept ...

Break the Internet, or Break the Media?

Jan 14, 2015 | One Comment
Break the Internet, or Break the Media?

by Emma Bessent If you have logged on to any kind of social media website at any point late last year, it’s extremely unlikely that you have neither heard of PAPER magazine’s “Break the Internet” campaign nor seen a picture of Kim Kardashian’s “famous” rear slathered in oil and bared for public consumption for the ...

Pickering & Chatto Sale

Jan 13, 2015 | No Comments
Pickering & Chatto Sale

We are pleased to announce that Pickering & Chatto sale has begun! The sale runs from today and ends on Monday, 23rd February, 2015. Titles in the sale include:   •             Eighteenth-Century British Midwifery •             The Widow and Wedlock Novels of Frances Trollope •             Women’s Court and Society Memoirs   For a full list of the titles, please click on ...