Recommended reading on Equality and Diversity


BPC Bibliography on Gender, Sexuality and Relationship Diversity
Published December 2020
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BPC’s Bibliography on Sexual Orientations
Compiled in 2014
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Produced by SIP’s Thinking Space Group


  • Auestad, L., (2015) Respect, Plurality and Prejudice, a psychoanalytic enquiry into the dynamics of social exclusion and discrimination, London: Karnac
  • Davids, M F. (2011) Internal Racism, a psychoanalytic approach to race and difference, Palgrave Macmillan
  • Fletchman Smith, B. (2003) Mental Slavery Psychoanalytic Studies of Caribbean People. Karnac
  • Fletchman Smith, B.(2011) Transcending the Legacies of Slavery A Psychoanalytic View. Karnac
  • Grinberg, L., Grinberg, R. (1984) Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Migration and Exile, New Haven and London: Yale University Press
  • Lowe, F., ed (2014) Thinking Space, promoting thinking about race, culture and diversity in psychotherapy and beyond, London, Tavistock Clinic Series. Karnac
  • Moodley,R & Palmer S, eds (2006) Race, Culture and Psychotherapy. Critical Perspectives in Multicultural Practice
  • Ryde, J., (2009) Being White in the helping professions, developing effective intercultural awareness, London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers


  • Alderdice, John L., (2005) Understanding Terrorism: The Inner World and the Wider World, BJP 21: 577-587
  • CLarke, J., (2015) Bristol Stop the War Coalition – we need to end our involvement in foreign conflicts to reduce the chances of more killings. Bristol Evening Post, Speakers Corner 16 January, page 14.
  • Di Ceglie, Giovanna R., (2013) Orientation, Containment and the Emergence of Symbolic Thinking, IJP 94:1077-1091
  • Flower, Steven., (2007) On the Slopes of Brokeback Mountain: Countertransference
  • Impediments to an Analytic Attitude in Work with Gay Men, BJP, 23: 431-443
  • Harker, Joseph., (2015) Why there are Things we don’t say about race (that are true), The Guardian, Opinion 21 March 2015, page 38.
  • Kris, Y. Yi., (2006) Transference and Race: an intersubjective conceptualization. Chapter 6 from Race, Culture and Psychotherapy (see above books)
  • Layton, L. (2008) Relational thinking: from culture to couch and couch to culture. In S. Clarke, H. Hahn, and P. Hoggett (Eds.) Object Relations and Social Relations (pp. 1-24). London: Karnac.
  • McIntosh, P.(1988) White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Backpack. From White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women’s Studies
  • Younge, G., (2015) This Polarised Debate won’t help us move on from Charlie Hebdo, The Guardian 12.1.15