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  1. KEY RESOURCES 76 items
    1. Identity and difference - Kathryn Woodward, Open University, Open University (D318), Open University (Culture media and identities) 1997

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    2. BLOCK TWO: GENDER 27 items
      1. Feminism, domesticity and popular culture - Stacy Gillis, Joanne Hollows 2009 (electronic resource)

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      2. Representing Gender 4 items
        1. Representing Women’ and ‘Representing Men

          Chapter Core Text Read: ‘Representing Women’ and ‘Representing Men', pp. 87-150.

        2. Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema - L Mulvey

          Chapter Core Text Mulvey, L. (2010) ‘Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema’, pp.57-65.

        3. Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses - C Mohanty

          Chapter Core Text Mohanty, C. (1991) ‘Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses’, pp. 51-80.

        4. Transnational feminism in film and media - Katarzyna Marciniak, Aniko Imre, Aine O'Healy 2007 (electronic resource)

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      3. Feminism and Popular Culture 3 items
        1. Advertising and Postfeminism

          Chapter Core Text Read: ‘Advertising and Postfeminism’, ‘Talk Shows: Feminism on TV?’, pp.150-179.

        2. Feminism, femininity and popular culture - Joanne Hollows 2000

          Book Core Text Read: ‘Feminism, Cultural Studies and Popular Culture’, pp. 19-37.

        3. Women Under the Influence: Pop Culture Now and Beyond

          Chapter Core Text Zeisler, A. (2008) ‘Women Under the Influence: Pop Culture Now and Beyond’, pp.121-148.

      4. Bridget Jones and the New Gender Regime 4 items
        1. Post-Feminism and Popular Culture: Bridget Jones and the New Gender Regime - A McRobbie

          Chapter Core Text McRobbie, A. (2007) ‘Post-Feminism and Popular Culture: Bridget Jones and the New Gender Regime’, pp.27-39.

        2. Women, feminism and media - Thornham, Sue, MyiLibrary c2007 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: ‘Narrating Femininity’, pp. 55-83.

        3. Top Girls? Young Women and the New Sexual Contract

          Chapter Core Text Read: ‘Top Girls? Young Women and the New Sexual Contract’, pp.54-93.

        4. Distraction: Girls and Mass Culture

          Chapter Core Text Read: ‘Distraction: Girls and Mass Culture’, pp.203-234.

      5. Reading Fashion Magazines 3 items
        1. Media, gender and identity: an introduction - David Gauntlett 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: ‘Men’s Magazines and Modern Masculinities’, ‘Women’s Magazines and Female Identities’, pp. 164-222.

        2. Understanding women's magazines: publishing, markets and readerships - Anna Gough-Yates 2003 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: ‘Understanding Women’s Magazines’, pp. 6-25.

        3. Power and Production of Subjects: A Genealogy of the New Man and the New Lad - R Gill

          Chapter Core Text Read: Gill, R. (2003) ‘Power and Production of Subjects: A Genealogy of the New Man and the New Lad’, pp. 34-56.

      6. Gender/Race/Ethnicity Intersections: Chinese Women in Representation 4 items
        1. Ethics after idealism: theory, culture, ethnicity, reading - Rey Chow c1998 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: Chow, R. (1998) ‘Women in the Holoscene: Ethnicity, Fantasy, and the Film Joy Luck Club’, pp. 98-112.

        2. Gender and Narration: Women in Contemporary Chinese Film - Jinhua Dai

          Chapter Core Text Read: Dai, J. (2002) ‘Gender and Narration: Women in Contemporary Chinese Cinema’, pp. 99-150.

        3. Chinese women's cinema: transnational contexts - Lingzhen Wang 2011 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: Marchetti, G. ‘From Mao’s Continuous Revolution to Ning Ying’s Perpetual Motion (2005) Sexual Politics, Neoliberalism and Postmodern China’, pp. 191-212.

        4. Gender and a Geopolitics of Desire: the Seduction of Mainland Women in Taiwan and Hong Kong Media - Shih Shu-mei

          Chapter Core Text Read: Shi, S. (1999) ‘Gender and a Geopolitics of Desire: the Seduction of Mainland Women in Taiwan and Hong Kong Media’, pp. 278-307.

      7. Gender/Race/Sexuality Intersections: Narratives From Gay Asian Men 4 items
        1. China Doll – The Experience of Being a Gay Chinese Australian - Tony Ayres

          Chapter Core Text Read: Ayres, T. (1999) ‘China Dolls – The Experience of Being a Gay Chinese Australian’, pp. 87-98.

        2. Sexy Like A Girl and Horney Like a Boy: Contemporary Gay “Western” Narratives about Gay Asian Men

          Chapter Core Text Read: Han, C. (2010) ‘Sexy Like A Girl and Horney Like a Boy: Contemporary Gay “Western” Narratives about Gay Asian Men’, in Dines, G. et. al (eds) Gender, Race and Class in Media: A Critical Reader. London: Sage Publications, pp. 163-170.

        3. Chinese male homosexualities: memba, tongzhi and golden boy - Kong, Travis 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: Kong, T. (2011) ‘Queer Diaspora: Hong Kong Migrant Gay Men in London’, in Chinese Male Homosexualities: Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy, London: Routledge, pp. 122-142

      8. Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives 4 items
        1. In a queer time and place: transgender bodies, subcultural lives - J. Jack Halberstam 2005 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read Chapter 4: ’The Transgender Look’

        2. Undoing gender - Judith Butler 2004 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read; Butler, J. ‘Doing Justice to Someone: Sex Reassignment and Allegories of Transsexuality’, pp. 57-74.

        3. Transgender Butch: Butch/FTM Border Wars and the Masculine Continuum

          Chapter Core Text Read: Halberstam, J. (1998) ‘Transgender Butch: Butch/FTM Border Wars and the Masculine Continuum’, pp. 141-174.

        4. Debates in transgender, queer, and feminist theory: contested sites - Patricia Elliot, ebrary, Inc c2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: Elliot, P. (2010) ‘Still Not in Our Genes: Theorising Complex Bodies’, pp.113-148.

    3. BLOCK THREE: RACE 45 items
      1. The location of culture - Homi K. Bhabha 2004 (electronic resource)

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      2. Queer Theory: What's Queer about Queer Studies? 4 items
        1. Queer

          Chapter Core Text Read Chapter 7: 'Queer'.

        2. What's queer about queer studies now? - David L. Eng, Judith Halberstam, José Esteban Muñoz 2005

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        3. Pleasure and danger: exploring female sexuality - Vance, Carole S., Scholar and the Feminist Conference 1992

          Book Core Text Read: Rubin, Gayle S. “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality”, pp. 267-318.

        4. Axiomatic

          Chapter Core Text Read: pp. 1-65 (“Axiomatic”).

      3. Paris Is Burning Film 4 items
        1. Bodies that matter: on the discursive limits of "sex" - Judith Butler 2011 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: 'Gender is Burning: Questions of Appropriation and Subversion’ pp. 121-40.

        2. Is Paris Burning?

          Chapter Core Text Read: Chapter 10: “Is Paris Burning?”, pp. 145-156.

        3. Unmarked: the politics of performance - Peggy Phelan, ebrary, Inc 1993 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: Chapter 5, “The Golden Apple: Jennie Livingston’s Paris Is Burning”, pp.93-111.

      4. Documenting Queer Communities 4 items
        1. Queer giving: an audio-visually guided shared ethnography of the Wotever vision - Zem Moffat

          Website Core Text Moffat, Zemirah. Queer Giving: An Audio-Visually Guided Shared Ethnography of the Wotever Vision.

        2. Femmes of power: exploding queer femininities - Volcano, Del Lagrace, Dahl, Ulrika 2008

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        3. The drag king book - Volcano, Del Lagrace, Halberstam, Judith 1999

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      5. Intersections: Race, Gender, Sexuality in Contemporary Art-Practices 7 items
        1. Technotopias: Representing Transgender Bodies in Contemporary Art

          Chapter Core Text Read: ‘Technotopias: Representing Transgender Bodies in Contemporary Art’

        2. Skin Head Sex Thing: Racial Difference and the Homoerotic Imaginary - Kobena Mercer

          Chapter Core Text Read: Mercer, Kobena. “Skin Head Sex Thing: Racial Difference and the Homoerotic Imaginary", pp. 169-222.

        3. Intersectionality - Patricia Hill Collins, Sirma Bilge 2016

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        4. The third eye: race, cinema, and ethnographic spectacle - Fatimah Tobing Rony 2012 (electronic resource)

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      6. Queer Reception Practices 3 items
        1. How to be gay - David M. Halperin, ebrary, Inc c2012 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: pp. 149-185 (Chapter 8: "The Passion of the Crawford") and pp. 186-200 (Chapter 9: "Suffering in Quotation Marks")

        2. Gaga feminism: sex, gender, and the end of normal - J. Jack Halberstam 2012

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        3. Caravaggio's secrets - Leo Bersani, Ulysse Dutoit 2001

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      7. Diasporic/National Cultures of Sexuality 3 items
        1. Local Sites / Global Contexts: The Transnational Trajectories of Fire and “The Quilt"

          Chapter Core Text Read: Chapter 5: “Local Sites / Global Contexts: The Transnational Trajectories of Fire and “The Quilt”, pp. 131-160.

      8. Sexuality, Culture and Globalization 8 items
        1. The globalization of sexuality - Jon Binnie, ebrary, Inc 2004 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Read: Chapter 2, "The Nation and Sexual Dissidence", pp.11-31

        2. De-centring western sexualities: Central and Eastern European perspectives - Robert Kulpa, Joanna Mizieli nska, ProQuest (Firm) 2011 (electronic resource)

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        3. Terrorist assemblages: homonationalism in queer times - Jasbir K. Puar 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Puar, Jasbir. Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (London: Duke University Press, 2004), pp. 1-36 and 37-78. “Introduction: Homonationalism and Biopolitics” and “Chapter 1: The Sexuality of Terrorism”.

        4. Pedagogies of crossing: meditations on feminism, sexual politics, memory, and the sacred - M. Jacqui Alexander 2005 (electronic resource)

          Book Core Text Chapter 2: “Imperial Desire/Sexual Utopias: White Gay Capital and Transnational Tourism”, pp. 66-90.

        5. Gender and sexuality in Muslim cultures - Gul Ozyegin 2015 (electronic resource)

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      9. KEY FILMS 10 items
        1. Sex and the city - Michael Patrick King, Candace Bushnell, Darren Star 2008

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        2. Bridget Jones's diary - Sharon Maguire, Helen Fielding 2001

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        3. The Joy Luck Club - Oliver Stone, Wayne Wang 1993

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        4. Lost in Beijing - Li, Yü, Liang, Jiahui, Fan, Bingbing, Tong, Dawei 2007 (dvd)

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        5. Soundless wind chime - Kit Hung 2011 (dvd)

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        6. Summer Palace - Ye, Lou, Bai, Xuenyun, Cui, Lin, Duan, Long 2006 (dvd)

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        7. Boys don't cry - Kimberly Peirce, Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny 1999

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        8. Paris is burning - Livingston, Jennie, Gibson, Paul, Oppenheim, Jonathan, Christian, Andre [2009] (dvd)

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        9. Lan Yu - Stanley Kwan, Ye Liu, Jun Hu, Li Bin 2003 (dvd)

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

        10. Fire - Deepa Mehta 1996

          Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    4. Impacts and influences: essays on media power in the twentieth century - James Wingate, Pauline; Smith, Anthony; Curran, James Curran, Anthony Smith, Pauline Wingate 1987

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    5. Class, self, culture - Beverley Skeggs 2004 (electronic resource)

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    6. Ordinary affects - Kathleen Stewart, ProQuest (Firm) 2007 (electronic resource)

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  2. FEMINISM AND POPULAR CULTURE 7 items
    1. Feminism in popular culture - Joanne Hollows, Moseley, Rachel 2006

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    2. Feminism and cultural studies - Shiach, Morag 1999

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    3. Full frontal feminism: a young woman's guide to why feminism matters - Jessica Valenti 2014 (electronic resource)

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    4. Overloaded: popular culture and the future of feminism - Imelda Whelehan 2000

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  3. FEMINISM AND TELEVISION 6 items
    1. Television and women's culture: the politics of the popular - Brown, Mary Ellen 1990

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    2. The feminist, the housewife, and the soap opera - Charlotte Brunsdon 2000 (electronic resource)

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    3. Feminist television criticism: a reader - Charlotte Brunsdon, Lynn Spigel 2008

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    4. Private screenings: television and the female consumer - Lynn Spigel, Denise Mann, ebrary, Inc c1992 (electronic resource)

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  4. QUEER THEORY AND POPULAR CULTURE 18 items
    1. The powers of seeing and being seen - Anne Cvetkovich

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    2. Extract from Tendencies

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    3. Queer(ying) Lost - Glynn Davis, Gary Needham 2009

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    4. The subcultures reader - Gelder, Ken 2005

      Book Recommended Reading Read this chapter: Marcus Becquer and Jose Gatti (1997) ‘Elements of vogue’, pp.455-453.

    5. Bodies that matter: on the discursive limits of "sex" - Judith Butler 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading Read these chapters: ‘Gender is burning’ and 'Critically queer'.

    6. Out in culture: gay, lesbian, and queer essays on popular culture - Corey K. Creekmur, Alexander Doty 1995 (electronic resource)

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    7. Flaming classics: queering the film canon - Alexander Doty, ebrary, Inc 2000 (electronic resource)

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    8. Queer TV: theories, histories, politics - Glyn Davis, Gary Needham 2009 (electronic resource)

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    9. Queer looks: perspectives on lesbian and gay film and video - Martha Gever, John Greyson, Pratibha Parmar 1993 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading Read this chapter: Jackie Goldsby (1993) ‘ Queens of language: Paris is Burning’, pp. 108-115.

    10. Out takes: essays on queer theory and film - Ellis Hanson, Ellis Hanson 1999 (electronic resource)

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    11. Paris is burning [review] - Gary Hentzi 1991

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    12. Queer theory: an introduction - Jagose, Annamarie 1996

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    13. Epistemology of the closet - Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick c2008

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    14. Brokeback Mountain - Gary Needham, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

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    15. A critical introduction to queer theory - Nikki Sullivan 2003

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    16. Fear of a queer planet: queer politics and social theory - Warner, Michael, Social Text (Collective) c1993

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    17. Queer dramaturgies: international perspectives on where performance leads queer - Alyson Campbell, Stephen Farrier 2015 (electronic resource)

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  5. LESBIANS AND CINEMA 6 items
    1. Queer cinema: the film reader - Harry M. Benshoff, Sean Griffin 2004

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    2. Female Masculinity - Judith Halberstam 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading Read this chapter: Judith Halberstam (1998) ‘Looking Butch: A Rough Guide to Butches on Film’.

    3. Vampires & violets: lesbians in the cinema - Andrea Weiss 1992

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    4. Immortal, invisible: lesbians and the moving image - Tamsin Wilton 1995 (electronic resource)

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    5. The Politics and poetics of camp - Moe Meyer 1994 (electronic resource)

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  6. THE POLITICS OF CAMP 3 items
    1. Camp - Andy Medhurst

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    2. Its being so camp as keeps us going

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  7. SEXUALITY AND POPULAR MUSIC 15 items
    1. In defence of disco

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    2. On the expression of sexuality - Simon Frith, Angela McRobbie 2002

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    3. Troping the light fantastic: representing disco then and now - Gregory W. Bredbeck 1996

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    4. Disruptive divas: feminism, identity & popular music - Lori Burns, Mlisse Lafrance 2001 (electronic resource)

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    5. Discographies: dance music, culture, and the politics of sound - Jeremy Gilbert, Ewan Pearson, ebrary, Inc 1999 (electronic resource)

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    6. Mapping the beat: popular music and contemporary theory - Swiss, Thomas, Herman, Andrew, Sloop, John M. 1998

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    7. Listening to the sirens: musical technologies of queer identity from Homer to Hedwig - Judith Ann Peraino, ebrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

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    8. Turn the beat around: the secret history of disco - Shapiro, Peter 2007

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    9. Sexing the groove: popular music and gender - Sheila Whiteley 1997 (electronic resource)

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    10. Women and popular music: sexuality, identity, and subjectivity - Sheila Whiteley 2000 (electronic resource)

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  8. RACE 52 items
    1. Imagined communities: reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism - Anderson, Benedict R. O'G. 2006

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    2. Racialised boundaries: race, nation, gender, colour, and class and the anti-racist struggle - Floya Anthias, Nira Yuval-Davis, Harriet Cain 1992 (electronic resource)

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    3. Race, nation, class: ambiguous identities - Étienne Balibar, Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein 2011

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    4. Racial, ethnic, and homophobic violence: killing in the name of otherness - Marie-Claude Barbier, Bndicte Deschamps, Michel Prum 2007 (electronic resource)

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    5. Nation and narration - Homi K. Bhabha 1990 (electronic resource)

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    6. Race and power: global racism in the twenty first century - Gargi Bhattacharyya, John Gabriel, Stephen Small 2001 (electronic resource)

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    7. Race and criminal justice - Hindpal Singh Bhui c2009 (electronic resource)

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    8. Cartographies of diaspora: contesting identities - A. Brah 1996 (electronic resource)

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    9. Race and class - Alex Callinicos 1993

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    10. The Empire strikes back: race and racism in 70s Britain - University of Birmingham 1982 (electronic resource)

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    11. Multi-racist Britain - Cohen, Philip, Bains, Harwant S. 1988

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    12. Race, culture and difference - Donald, James, Rattansi, Ali 1992

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    13. Companion to contemporary Black British culture - Alison Donnell 2002 (electronic resource)

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    14. Representing 'race': racisms, ethnicities and media - John Downing, Charles Husband, ebrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

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    15. Staying power: the history of black people in Britain - Peter Fryer, Paul Gilroy 2010

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    16. Small acts: thoughts on the politics of black cultures - Gilroy, Paul 1993

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    17. After empire: melancholia or convivial culture? - Gilroy, Paul 2004

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    18. New ethnicities - Stuart Hall

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    19. Cultural identity and diaspora - Stuart Hall

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    20. Representation - Stuart Hall, Jessica Evans, Sean Nixon 2013

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    21. Questions of cultural identity - Paul Du Gay, Stuart Hall, ebrary, Inc 2011, c1996 (electronic resource)

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    22. 'Race' in Britain: continuity and change - Husband, Charles 1987

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    23. 'Race' and sport: critical race theory - Kevin Hylton 2009 (electronic resource)

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    24. Inside Babylon: the Caribbean Diaspora in Britain - James, Winston, Harris, Clive 1993

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    25. Race and social analysis - Caroline Knowles, ebrary, Inc c2003 (electronic resource)

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    26. Welcome to the jungle: new positions in black cultural studies - Kobena Mercer 1994 (electronic resource)

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    27. Race, sexual politics and black masculinity - Kobena Mercer, Isaac Julien

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    28. Rethinking Northern Ireland: culture, ideology and colonialism - David Miller 1998 (electronic resource)

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    29. Racism - Robert Miles, Malcolm Brown 2003

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    30. Black British feminism: a reader - Mirza, Heidi Safia 1997

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    31. Race, gender and educational desire: why black women succeed and fail - Mirza, Heidi Safia 2009 (electronic resource)

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    32. Racialization: studies in theory and practice - Karim Murji, John Solomos 2005 (electronic resource)

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    33. Black British culture and society: a text-reader - Kwesi Owusu 2000 (electronic resource)

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    34. Identity: community, culture, difference - Jonathan Rutherford 1990

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    35. A different hunger: writings on black resistance - A. Sivanandan c1982 (electronic resource)

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    36. Race and racism in Britain - John Solomos, ebrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

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    37. Racism and society - Solomos, John, Back, Les 1996

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    38. Race and education: policy and politics in Britain - Sally Tomlinson, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

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    39. Racism and the press - Teun A. van Dijk 2015 (electronic resource)

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    40. Imagining home: gender, "race," and national identity, 1945-64 - Wendy Webster 1998 (electronic resource)

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    41. Colonial discourse and post-colonial theory: a reader - Patrick Williams, Laura Chrisman 2015 (electronic resource)

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    42. Fear of the dark: 'race', gender, and sexuality in the cinema - Lola Young 1996 (electronic resource)

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    43. European cinema in motion: migrant and diasporic film in contemporary Europe - Daniela Berghahn, Claudia Sternberg c2010 (electronic resource)

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