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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 63.95
What happens when you sex violent crimes? More specifically, what happens when you make men?s violence against women the subject of a conversation or the focus of scholarly attention? The short answer is: all hell breaks loose. Adrian Howe explores some of the ways in which this persistent and pervasive form of violence has been named and unnamed... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 34.95
Authored by a pioneer of the contemporary women`s rights movement in India, this. book combines insights gathered from a deep engagement with the lives and coping. strategies of ordinary women. With first hand knowledge of the workings of legislation. and the law enforcement machinery in India, the author analyses why laws enacted. for the ostensible... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 30.00
For decades, historians have primarily analyzed charges of black-on-white rape in the South through accounts of lynching or manifestly unfair trial proceedings, suggesting that white southerners invariably responded with extralegal violence and sham trials when white women accused black men of assault. Lisa Lindquist Dorr challenges this view with... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 91.80
The concept of equality has been a key animating principle of modern feminism, and has been highly productive for feminist legal thought and feminist politics concerning law. Today however, given the failure to achieve material and psychic equality for wo more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
This book represents a challenge to both Swedish dogmatism and feminist pessimism and, more generally, to the concept of the limits of law: it includes essays which consider the issue of law's limits in a purely theoretical way, as well as essays which investigate the changing legal and policy environments in a more practical setting. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 114.95
Analysing the social contract theorists through the lens of contemporary feminist philosophy, this work focuses on the relationship between the 'self' and the law and examines how social contractarians have viewed this relationship. more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Is it time to take a break from feminism? In this pathbreaking book, Janet Halley reassesses the place of feminism in the law and politics of sexuality. She argues that sexuality involves deeply contested and clashing realities and interests, and that feminism helps us understand only some of them. To see crucial dimensions of sexuality that feminism... more...
- 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...