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- NYU Press 2013; US$ 39.00
Rape law reform has long been hailed as one of the most successful projects of second-wave feminism. Yet forty years after the anti-rape movement emerged, legal and medical institutions continue to resist implementing reforms intended to provide more just and compassionate legal and medical responses to victims of sexual violence. In Up Against a Wall... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
A compelling look at the crisis of disadvantaged women This powerful document takes a sobering look at the phenomenon of marginalized women pushed to the edges of society, holding on with the barest of hope and extraordinary bravery. Handicapped by the increasing societal inequality they face as an everyday fact of life, these women (and in many... more...
- Beobachter-Buchverlag 2013; Not Available
Konflikte lassen sich im Dialog besser lösen als im Streit. Dieses Handbuch zeigt, wie selbst schwierige Gespräche mit Hilfe von Mediation gelingen. Dieser Beobachter-Ratgeber zeigt, wie Mediation funktioniert und welche Vorteile sie in der Lösung von Konflikten bietet. Wie bringt man die verschiedenen Parteien an einen Tisch? Wie finden sich Kompromisse,... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 18.99
The critically acclaimed memoirs of one female police officer?s sixteen-year odyssey, beginning with day one at the Police Academy and spanning assignments on Chicago?s West Side, one of the most dangerous areas in the city. The notorious cops? code of silence is broken as the author recounts incidents in the West Side projects: shoot-outs, ambushes,... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 52.20
The need for a legislative framework for ensuring equality of opportunity is not seriously questioned in the UK. However,despite the presence on the Statute book of various significant pieces legislation dating back to the mid 1970s, there remain deep-seated structural disadvantages which blight the lives of many women, Black and Asian people, and... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 34.20
The legal status, responsibilities and rights of men who are fathers - married or unmarried, cohabiting or separated, biological or social in nature - is a topic with a long and well-documented history. Yet recent developments in a number of countries suggest a growing politicisation of the relationship between law and fatherhood. In some countries,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00
Since the late nineteenth century, immigrant women?s sexuality has been viewed as a threat to national security, to be contained through strict border-monitoring practices. By scrutinizing this policy, its origins, and its application, Eithne Luibhéid shows how the U.S. border became a site not just for controlling female sexuality but also for contesting,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
Miller's study argues that legislation on abortion, adultery, and rape has been central to the formation of the modern citizen. Case studies on the Ottoman Empire, Turkey, France, and Italy explore the international implications and address the role of sexuality and reproduction in constructing 'civilizational' relationships. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 26.99
Women and Justice takes a sociolegal look at the historical and contemporary state of justice in women's lives. Sheryl Grana thoroughly examines civil justice issues such as marriage, divorce, same-sex coupling, motherhood, education and paid work, as well as criminal justice issues such as women's criminality. Grounded in the framework of the working... more...