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  • Fat Craftivism…

    …courtesy of Allyson Mitchell. Wow!

  • Charlotte on Radio 4’s Loose Ends

    Don’t forget to tune into Charlotte speaking about her new book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement on BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends Saturday 23 January, 6pm. The programme blurb says ‘Clive Anderson and Scottee are joined by Rafe Spall, Janet McTeer, Tom Allen and Charlotte Cooper for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and…

  • Fat Activism – Media Round Up

    What a week it has been for Fat Activism! The launch event on Friday at Gay’s the Word was simply lovely, and we sold out of all the copies we brought. Woop! People are loving the book, as these reviews make clear. Lynne Murray has the distinction of publishing the first online review of Fat…

  • Fat Activism Published Today!

    YES! The day has finally come, Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement by Charlotte Cooper is officially released! You can buy it from this website in paperback, EPUB and hardback. You can also order Fat Activism at your local book store or buy it from all the usual online places. Please feel free to tweet…

  • Fat Activism will be with us soon

    In case you haven’t read them yet, Charlotte has published two posts to get you excited for the publication of Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement on 4 January 2016. Five things I learnt from writing this book explains that writing and researching the book represents ‘a period of great intensity for me, about seven…

  • Recommendations for Charlotte Cooper’s Fat Activism…

    …are coming in. Here is a couple of them: Charlotte Cooper’s fierce new book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement should be required reading for scholars and activists. Cooper draws on extensive interviews with fat activists to render a trenchant analysis of our field of motion. She takes a penetrating look at activist efforts and…

  • Fat Activism Pre-Order Badges

    You will be available to pre-order Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement on this site from late November. As part of the package you will receive this rather fabulous badge. More news on how to pre-order will be posted soon! Charlotte continues to blog about the book in the run up to publication in January.…

  • Fat Activism on Obesity Timebomb

    Over at Obesity Time Bomb Charlotte Cooper, author of the forthcoming HammerOn title Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement, is blogging about the book in the run up to publication in January 2016. Her first post discusses creating an index for her book. She writes… ‘Doing the ground work for building an index is both…

  • Fat Activism is at the typesetters

    Be prepared everyone – Charlotte Cooper’s Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement will hit the shelves in January 2016. It is now being typeset by Eva Megias who also designed the cover. Updates on publicity events and how to pre-order your copy will be posted here soon. In the meantime we will post short excerpts…