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Gender Wars (2023)
Digital Artefact
Mackay, F. (2023). Gender Wars. [Television interview segment]

Interview with Finn Mackay, Senior Lecturer, UWE, Bristol in Channel 4 documentary 'Gender Wars'.

Left feminisms: Jo Littler in conversation with Finn Mackay (2023)
Book Chapter
Mackay, F. (2023). Left feminisms: Jo Littler in conversation with Finn Mackay. In Left Feminisms: Conversations on the Personal and Political. London: Lawrence and Wishart

This book brings together a decade of interviews with key feminist academics. Through sensitive and nuanced conversations, Jo Littler brings to life actions, arguments and solutions generated by diverse feminist thinkers on the left. Beginning as... Read More about Left feminisms: Jo Littler in conversation with Finn Mackay.

You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill women’s peace camp (2023)
Book Chapter
Mackay, F. (2023). You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill women’s peace camp. In Feminism and Protest Camps Entanglements, Critiques and Re-Imaginings. Bristol: Policy Press

This groundbreaking collection interrogates protest camps as sites of gendered politics and feminist activism. Drawing on case studies that range from Cold War women-only peace camps to more recent mixed-gender examples from around the world, dive... Read More about You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill women’s peace camp.

‘You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill Women’s Peace Camp (2023)
Book Chapter
Mackay, F. (in press). ‘You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill Women’s Peace Camp. In C. Eschle, & A. Bartlett (Eds.), Feminism and Protest Camps Entanglements, Critiques and Re-Imaginings. Bristol: University of Bristol Press

In the mid-1990s Menwith Hill Women’s Peace Camp outside the US National Security Agency military base in Yorkshire was the only full-time women-only peace camp in the UK and was wo-manned by several Greenham stalwarts. From whatever background, peac... Read More about ‘You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill Women’s Peace Camp.

The milieu culture of punk: Beyond the scene - A guide to thinking and researching culture (2022)
Book Chapter
Webb, P. (2023). The milieu culture of punk: Beyond the scene - A guide to thinking and researching culture. In A. Bennett (Ed.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music and Youth Culture (71 - 86). London: Bloomsbury Publishing

This chapter looks at the idea of Milieu Cultures as a tool and theoretical framework through which to examine and understand the culture of, in this example, Punk. The chapter looks at how using the framework of milieu cultures can help us understan... Read More about The milieu culture of punk: Beyond the scene - A guide to thinking and researching culture.

Queer (2022)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2022). Queer. Philosopher, Summer 2022(Summer),

Finn Mackay reviews the history of queer activism and queer theory, while situating this history in the context of our current fraught political situation.

A political economy of genocide in Australia: The architecture of dispossession then and now (2019)
Book Chapter
Crook, M., & Short, D. (2019). A political economy of genocide in Australia: The architecture of dispossession then and now. In J. Bachman (Ed.), Cultural Genocide: Law, Politics and Global Manifestations (140-178). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351214100-7

This chapter examines the full range of literature on aboriginal participation in the Australian economy. Most of the scholarly works that consider the question of genocide in Australia focus on the “dispersal” extermination campaigns of the 1800s an... Read More about A political economy of genocide in Australia: The architecture of dispossession then and now.