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  • The Sexual Constitution of Political Authorityby Aleardo Zanghellini

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    While there is no shortage of studies addressing the state?s regulation of the sexual, research into the ways in which the sexual governs the state and its attributes is still in its infancy. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues that there are good reasons to suppose that our understandings of state power quiver with erotic undercurrents.... more...

  • 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...

  • Sex Traffickingby 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Getting Screwedby Alison Bass

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 19.99

    ALISON BASS is an award-winning author, journalist, and professor. A long-time medical and science writer for the Boston Globe, Bass now teaches journalism at the Reed College of Media at West Virginia University. Her previous nonfiction book Side Effects: A Prosecutor, a Whistleblower, and a Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial won the National Association... more...

  • The Politics of Gay Marriage in Latin Americaby Jordi Díez

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 38.00

    Díez explores how and why Latin America has become a leader among nations in the passage of gay marriage legislation. more...

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

    BRILL 2009; US$ 148.00

    This book is believed to be the first of its kind written by a renowned Muslim lawyer in the English language, and by an Arab author who is probably the leading authority writing in English in the subject of Islamic law (the Sharia), and modern Islamic legislation. There has long been a need for an objective study such as this dealing with the legal... 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...

  • Anarchism & Sexualityby Jamie Heckert; Richard Cleminson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 46.99

    Anarchism & Sexuality aims to bring the rich and diverse traditions of anarchist thought and practice into contact with contemporary questions about the politics and lived experience of sexuality. Both in style and in content, it is conceived as a book that aims to question, subvert and overflow authoritarian divisions between the personal and political;... more...