Abu-Jamal, Published June 2011 Jailhouse Lawyers:
Prisoners Defending Prisoners V The USA b
Foreword by Angela Y. Davis, introduction to UK
edition by Selma James
Price: £11.99, Free to
Prisoners (Donations welcome to cover this cost).
From death row,
award-winning journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal introduces us to fellow prisoners
who litigate against their jailers, risking punishment or even death to
win justice for themselves and other prisoners.
Introduction presents the parallel universe of UK jailhouse lawyers who, like their
counterparts, are leading a
justice movement inside prisons. US
Combines anger with accuracy.
Ian Macdonald QC See
Creating a Caring Economy: (Spanish version
Castaneda and the Women's Development Bank of Venezuela 2006, Edited by Nina Lopez of the Global Women's Strike
which coordinated the 2004/2005 US & European tours of Nora
Castenada. Book contains excerpts from the tour. More
Creando una Economia Solidaria: 2006, Nora Castenada y el Banco de Desarrollo de la Mujer
Milk of Human Kindness: Defending breastfeeding from the
global market & the AIDS industry 2002, Solveig Francis, Selma James, Phoebe Jones
Schellenberg & Nina Lopez-Jones "This book will
change your life"
Mothers and their
supporters continue to be in a life-and-death struggle with the global
market's milk formula. Millions of infants, overwhelmingly in the
South, die each year because they are not breastfed. Yet it is HIV and
AIDS, the latest excuse for promoting breast milk substitutes, which (like
war) attracts massive funding, rather than food security for nursing
mothers. Midwifery Matters, 2003.
Some Mother's Daughter
The hidden movement of prostitute women against
violence1999, International Prostitutes Collective Violence against sex workers is built into the law and
its enforcement. As the government reviewed sexual offences,
prostitute women in the US and UK published their proposals to make all
women safer. Women's demands on rape, trafficking and other violence
are spelled out in this account of prostitutes' resistance.
A Chronology of Injustice
The case for Winston Silcott's conviction to be
overturned 1998, Compiled by Legal Action for Women, London,
England Winston Silcott was
wrongly convicted of killing a policeman. This riveting chronology
of events explains why, after 12 years in prison, the police and media are
witch-hunting him still. more
public £7.99 professionals & institutions
: Prostitute Women and
AIDS Resisting the Virus of Repression, revised
1992, ed. Nina Lopez-Jones for the English Collective of Prostitutes, with
an introduction by the US PROStitutes
Collective. The first AIDS
book from prostitute women's point of view. It challenges government
policies and the profiteering of drug companies.
1991, Wages Due Lesbians Policing the Bedroom
and how to refuse it The case against government censorship and prohibition
of lesbian and gay people. Includes the movement against Section
Report of the Women's Safety Survey conducted by
Women Against Rape 1985, Ruth E. Hall Ask
Any Woman: A London Inquiry into Rape and Sexual
Assault Groundbreaking information and analysis of women's
experience of rape and other violence. First-ever figures on racist
1984, Wilmette Brown Black Women and the Peace
Movement For everyone who wants to break out of the ghettos which have kept
the women's peace movement and the Black women's movement apart. A manual
for grassroots women of different races to organize together.
The Ladies and the
Mammies Jane Austen and Jean Rhys 1983, Selma
James Connects two great women writers
whose context was the ladies' resistance in the Great Houses of England
and of colonial slavery. Based on a 1979 talk at the Cheltenham (England)
Strangers and Sisters Women,
Race & ImmigrationEdited with an introduction by Selma
James,1985 The voices of grassroots
women from 38 countries at the first-ever conference in Britain of
immigrant women (1982).
Black Women: Bringing It
All Back Home 2nd edn 1987, Margaret Prescod From Barbados to Brooklyn, from Jamaica to England, two
accounts of girlhood in the Caribbean, the upheaval of leaving and the
conflicts of being an immigrant.
: The Rapist Who Pays the
Rent Women's case for changing the Law on Rape 2nd
edn 1984, R. Hall, S. James, J. Kertesz Led to the historic decision that recognized rape in marriage as a
crime in England and Wales.
Prostitutes: Our Life ed. Claude
Jaget, 1980 1975: Prostitutes in France
go on strike and occupy churches all over the country. Six women tell
their stories and answer the questions everyone asks. "All the more
moving for being neither sentimentalized nor glamorized." Sunday
Family Eleanor Rathbone, (first pubd. 1924) Introductory
essay Spokeswoman for a movement, by Suzie Fleming,
1986 A classic in the campaign for the
payment of mothers. Family allowance, paid to women in Britain since 1946,
was one result of its publication.
All Work and No Pay Women,
Housework, and the Wages Due1975, Power of Women
Collective, ed. Wendy Edmund and Suzie Fleming An anthology of writings and speeches from six
The Power of Women
and the Subversion of the CommunityMariarosa Dalla Costa and Selma
James A classic of the international women's
movement, this book established that housework, which produces all the
workers of the world, is the basic ingredient of every economy, and that
the housewife is a working woman.