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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...

  • Liberty and Sexualityby David J. Garrow

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 17.99

    Pulitzer Prize?winning author David J. Garrow?s stirring and essential history of the politics of abortion and America?s battle for the right to choose In 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, and more than forty years later the issue continues to spark controversy and divisiveness. But behind... 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...

  • 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...

  • Getting Screwedby Alison Bass

    University Press of New England 2015; US$ 24.99

    Vivid narrative-driven account of how current U.S. laws against prostitution harm sex workers, clients, and society more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender, Law and Justice in a Global Marketby Ann Stewart

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    Considers how law interacts with economic and social processes to create global gender injustices. more...