• Palmer, L. (2019) What Black Has to Do with It: The Cultural Politics of Lovers Rock and Resistance. Pluto Press (Forthcoming).
• Andrews, K. and Palmer, L. (2016) Blackness in Britain. London. Routledge
Articles in refereed journals
• Each One Teach One (2020) – Visualising Black intellectual life in Handsworth beyond the epistemology of ‘white sociology’. Identities, 27:1, 91-113.
• Diane Abbott, misogynoir and the politics of Black British feminism’s anticolonial imperatives; ‘In Britain too, it’s as if we don’t exist’. The Sociological Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038026119892404.
• Palmer, L (2011) “‘LADIES, A YOUR TIME NOW!’ Erotic Politics, Lovers Rock and Resistance in Britain." In African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal. Volume 4, issue 2. Special issue on Being Black and Becoming European: Un/Settled Migration and Hidden Histories (Routledge). http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17528631.2011.583454
• Noble, D. and Palmer, L. Misogynoir. In Tate, S. Palgrave Handbook on Race and Gender (Forthcoming).
• ‘Dem a call us pirates, illegal broadcasters’ – Pirate radio, sound systems and the cultural politics of freedom. In Henry, W. L. The SYSTEM is Sound: Narratives from beyond the Reggae bass-line. Palgrave. (Forthcoming).
• ‘Men Cry too - Masculinity and the feminization of lovers’ rock.’ Book chapter in Black Popular Music in Britain since 1945, ed. Jon Straton and Nabeel Zuberi . Ashgate (2014).
• ‘LADIES, A YOUR TIME NOW!’ Erotic Politics, Lovers Rock and Resistance in Britain. Republished in Archipelagos of Sound: Transnational Caribbeanities: Women and Music. Ed. Fulani, I. New York: University of the West Indies 2012.
• Handsworth and the production of knowledge: blackness, racism and anti-imperialism in 1970s Britain.
• The Long History of Erasing Beauty of Dark-Skinned Actresses. Voice Online. 9 March 2016.
• ‘Why Black Studies Matters’, Discover Society. Issue 2. November 2013