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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Feminists have recently begun to challenge the powerful influence of the law on the social and cultural construction of women?s roles, identities, and rights. At the Boundaries of Law is a timely and path-breaking work that provides a series of non-technical, interdisciplinary explorations into the nature and effects of legal regulation on women?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
Bringing together an international range of academics, Gender, Sexualities and Law provides a comprehensive interrogation of the range of contemporary issues ? both topical and controversial ? raised by the gendered character of law, legal discourse and institutions. The gendering of law, persons and the legal profession, along with the gender bias... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 38.99
Life Before Birth provides a coherent framework for addressing bioethical issues in which the moral status of embryos and fetuses is relevant. It is based on the "interest view" which ascribes moral standing to beings with interests, and connects the possession of interests with the capacity for conscious awareness or sentience. The theoretical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
The law is one of the primary means through which sexuality is constructed, monitored and controlled. In this much needed book, Carl Stychin provides a critical examination of the relationship between law and sexual orientation in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The author exposes the connection between the law and... more...
- Routledge 1995; US$ 59.95
An incisive exploration of representations in law of male sexuality, authority, paternity and men's violence in the family. This book is of central importance to our understanding of the social and political dimension of masculinity. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 30.00
Can the state respect cultural differences while protecting group members' rights? Schachar argues that the jurisdictional autonomy of minorities must be enhanced while providing viable legal-institutional solutions to intra-group rights violation. This will interest students of political and social theory, law, religion, institutional design, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 34.95
The discrimination and inequitable treatment of women within international criminal justice systems is the focus of this timely and insightful text. Clearly illustrated within the nine chapters of the book, women, as a class, have been excluded from parti more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 151.20
If a pregnant woman refuses medical treatment needed by the fetus - for instance for religious reasons - or conducts some aspect of her life in a way which risks fetal harm, there may arise an instance of 'maternal-fetal conflict'. This is an unfortunate term, since pregant women are generally renowned for their self-sacrificing behaviour, but it may... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 149.99
The fundamental idea of 'law and ageing' as a discrete category of legal principle and theory is controversial. This book presents a collection of different theoretical frameworks to the field of law and ageing. It describes the diverse and theoretical landscape of this field. 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...