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- NYU Press 2010; US$ 35.00
Among the many important tools feminist legal theorists have given scholars is that of anti-essentialism: all women are not created equal, and privilege varies greatly by circumstances,particularly that of race and class. Yet at the same time, feminist legal theory tends to view men through an essentialist lens, in which men are created equal. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other more controversial uses have arisen such as HLA typing... more...
- Brandeis University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
An interdisciplinary anthology on the intersections of gender, Islam, and law more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; 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 2012; US$ 135.00
The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and mental health law, and the changing attitudes which... more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00
Mental health legislation is essential for protecting the rights of people with mental disorders, who comprise a vulnerable section of society. This module provides information to help guide the development of mental health legislation. The module begins by setting out the activities that are required before legislation is formulated. The content of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This current and timely volume presents new thinking and new directions in feminist legal scholarship. Rethinking key concepts in legal feminism, Cowan and Hunter provide a unique examination of key socio-legal concepts in law, jurisprudence and legal and political theory. Written by an international cast of contributors, offering different cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.50
The traditional concept of social justice is increasingly being challenged by the notion of a humankind that spans current and future generations. This book, with a foreword by Roger Brownsword, is the first systematic examination of how the rights of the unborn and future generations are handled in common law and under international legal instruments.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 61.42
Mental disorders are ubiquitous, profoundly disabling and people suffering from them frequently endure the worst conditions of life.In recent decades both mental health and human rights have emerged as areas of practice, inquiry, national policy-making and shared international concern. Human-rights monitoring and reporting are core features of public... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 55.95
This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of human rights and the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. It combines historical, psychological, philosophical, social, educational, medical and legal perspectives to form a unique and insightful account of the subject. more...