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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 145.00
There has been a widespread resurgence of rights talk in social and legal discourses pertaining to the regulation of family life, as well as an increase in the use of rights in family law cases, in the UK, the US, Canada and Australia. Rights, Gender and Family Law addresses the implications of these developments ? and, in particular, the impact... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 26.99
This book makes a unique contribution to the study of gay rights politics by assessing the laws and policies governing the rights of gay children and gay families. The focus of the analysis will be on decision-making by state and lower federal courts_the very courts where the bulk of these questions are likely to be resolved. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 49.95
This book brings together voices in feminist and queer theory to create an interdisciplinary dialogue that will define the terms of the debates between and within these theoretical frameworks for the next decade. Covering interrelated issues such as gender, identity, intimacy, and privacy, the authors engage in a rigorous, sometimes contentious, exploration... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
Ask No Questions provides an analysis of the issues relating to inequality at national and international levels for those suffering discrimination as a result of their sexual orientation. The work examines the primary role of legislation and its effect on court process, looking at the impact of NAFTA and the EU in an historical and compelling analysis... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 16.99
"It hurts to be beautiful" has been a cliche for centuries. What has been far less appreciated is how much it hurts not to be beautiful. The Beauty Bias explores our cultural preoccupation with attractiveness, the costs it imposes, and the responses it demands. Beauty may be only skin deep, but the damages associated with its absence go much... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 73.50
Between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, women's role in the Swedish economy was renegotiated and reconceptualized. Maria Agren chronicles changes in married women's property rights, revealing the story of Swedish women's property as not just a simple narrative of the erosion of legal rights, but a more complex tale of unintended consequences.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
Despite the availability of some formal legal remedies, women attorneys rarely sue their employers, and often do not challenge discriminatory behavior. This book explores this seemingly contradictory situation, where lawyers fail to employ the legal system on their own behalf. By exploring attorneys' use of legal discourse in an Internet community,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 144.95
Pregnant Pause provides readers with a better understanding of the issue of maternity discrimination and inequality by looking at the primary role of legislation and its impact on the court process at both national and international levels. In a historical and compelling analysis of maternity discrimination and employment in relation to the North American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.00
Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire uses queer theory to examine the complex interactions of law, culture, and empire. Building on recent work on empire, and taking contextual, socio-legal, comparative, and interdisciplinary approaches, it studies how activists and scholars engaged in queer theory projects can unwittingly advance imperial projects... more...