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  • Leaving Women Behindby Kimberley A. Strassel; Celeste Colgan; John C. Goodman; Se n. Kay Bailey Hutchison

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 18.99

    Paternalistic federal laws and regulations thwart initiatives to grant women the same economic liberties as men. Why have federal institutions overseeing employment, employee benefits, childcare, taxation, health care, education, retirement, and social security adopted such a warped and antiquated perspective of traditional family life? And what can... more...

  • Gesellschaft ohne Kinderby Stefan Fuchs

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Mit dem Paradigmenwechsel zu einer nachhaltigen Familienpolitik, die Beruf und Familie besser vereinbar macht, sollte die Geburtenrate in Deutschland auf 1,7 Kinder pro Frau steigen. Dieser Hoffnung lag die Annahme zugrunde, dass die mangelnde Vereinbarkeit am Kindermangel Schuld ist. Dieses in Politik, Medien und Wissenschaft weithin geglaubte Dogma... more...

  • Women and the Familyby Beth Hess; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Despite the pervasive changes that have taken place in women?s lives in the past twenty-five years--increased participation in the labor force, the attainment of higher levels of education, and higher salaries--comparable changes in the division of family labor and in the roles of men have lagged considerably. In this timely book, the editors and other... more...

  • The Status of Women under Islamic Law and Modern Islamic Legislationby Jamal J A Nasir

    BRILL 2009; US$ 148.00

    This is the third revised and updated edition of a work that provides a detailed and systematic account of the legal aspects of Islam and modern Arab Islamic legislation with specific regard to the rights and obligations of women. Addressing in particular the legislation of the arab world states, the study ontains essential information on a wide range... more...

  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identityby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Sexual orientation and gender identity are separate, distinct parts of people’s overall identity. Equality and freedom from discrimination are human rights belonging to all people, however, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people experience hostility in many areas of everyday life. This book explores issues involving... more...

  • Challenging Gender Inequality in Tax Policy Makingby Kim Brooks; Asa Gunnarson; Lisa Philips; Maria Wersig

    Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 111.60

    This volume takes a critical look at the gender of tax policy around the world. Contributors based in eight different countries examine the profound effects that gender norms and practices have had in shaping tax law and policy, and how taxation in turn impacts upon the possibilities for equality along gender, race, class, sexuality and other lines.... more...

  • Sex Trafficking: A Private Law Responseby Tsachi Keren-Paz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Sex Trafficking: A Private Law Response examines existing and potential causes of action against sex traffickers, clients and the state and argues for fair and effective private law remedies. Combining a theoretical inquiry about the borders of liability in torts and restitution with a political commitment to protecting the interests of victims... more...

  • Subversive Property: Law and the Production of Spaces of Belongingby Sarah Keenan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and belonging, rather than exclusion. Drawing on feminist and critical... more...

  • Gender Politics in Transitional Justiceby Catherine O'Rourke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional Justice argues that human rights outcomes for women are... more...

  • Women and Political Representation in Canadaby Manon Tremblay; Caroline Andrew

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 16.99

    This collection of essays explores the often antagonistic relationship between women and political life in Canada. While women make up little over half of the total population in Canada, they are in many ways conspicuous by their absence from the Canadian political scene. more...