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  • Women, Madness and the Lawby Wendy Chan; Dorothy E. Chunn; Robert Menzies

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95

    This book explores, for the first time in an edited collection, the intersection of three key  research areas - women, madness and the law - and advances the debates on how law and the 'psy' sciences play a critical role in regulating and controlling women's lives. more...

  • AIDS and the Sexuality of Lawby Joe Rollins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 78.00

    AIDS and the Sexuality of Law investigates the role that HIV/AIDS has played in the legal construction of sexuality. AIDS and its metaphors have been judicially enlisted to patrol the boundaries of heterosexuality, producing flawed understandings of HIV/AIDS and sexuality. The proliferation of this flawed knowledge through judicial discourse has... more...

  • Autism, Discrimination and the Lawby James Graham; Nick Graham

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 31.95

    Autism, Discrimination and the Law outlines how the legal requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 might be met for students and employees with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The main part of the book is devoted to case studies from further education and employment demonstrating how reasonable adjustments can be made successfully. more...

  • Disability Hate Crimesby Mark Sherry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 79.95

    Disability hate crimes are a global problem. They are often violent and hyper-aggressive, with life-changing effects on victims, and they send consistent messages of intolerance and bigotry. This ground-breaking book shows that disability hate crimes do exist, that they have unique characteristics which distinguish them from other hate crimes, and... more...

  • Men, Law and Genderby Richard Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    What does it mean to speak of ?men? as a gender category in relation to law? How does law relate to masculinities? This book presents the first comprehensive overview and critical assessment of the relationship between men, law and gender; outlining the contours of the ?man? of law across diverse areas of legal and social policy. Written in a theoretically... more...

  • Double Standards Pertaining to Minority Protectionby Kristin Henrard

    BRILL 2010; US$ 192.00

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  • Legal Inversionsby Didi Herman

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 27.95

    Law reform struggles have always been a part of the grassroots lesbian and gay agenda. These critical essays examine the politics of these engagements, of lesbians, gay men, and the law in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. From a wide range of perspectives, the contributors combine new conceptual insights with a concern for the... more...

  • Working Ethicsby Richard Rowson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 26.95

    Working Ethics sets out an ethical foundation for professionals and for the professions in a modern, culturally complex society. Rowson shows how this ethical framework can enable professionals to work more effectively, earn trust, mutual support and respect, and how it can foster democratic ideals in the workplace and community. more...

  • Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needsby Hedy Cleaver; Don Nicholson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs explores how to effectively assess children in families where one or more parent has a learning disability. These children often have unmet needs because their parents are more likely to be coping with mental and physical illness, domestic violence or substance abuse. more...

  • Autism, Advocates, and Law Enforcement Professionalsby Dennis Debbaudt

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001; US$ 21.95

    Debbaudt explains how typical manifestations of autism spectrum disorders, such as running away, unsteadiness, impulsive behavior or failure to respond, may be misunderstood by law enforcement professionals, with serious consequences. For individuals with ASDs, he offers advice on how to behave in encounters with law enforcement professionals. more...