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- NYU Press 1999; US$ 27.00
Rape law reform has been a stunning failure. Defense lawyers persist in emphasizing victims' characters over defendants' behavior. Reform's goals of increasing rape report and conviction rates have generally not been achieved. In Rape and the Culture of the Courtroom , Andrew Taslitz locates the cause of rape reform failure in the language lawyers... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 26.00
Title IX, a landmark federal statute enacted in 1972 to prohibit sex discrimination in education, has worked its way into American culture as few other laws have. It is an iconic law, the subject of web blogs and T-shirt slogans, and is widely credited with opening the doors to the massive numbers of girls and women now participating in competitive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Intended for use in courses on law and society, as well as courses in women?s and gender studies, women and politics, and women and the law, this book explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender analysis of courts, judges, law, institutions, organizations,... more...
- Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 8.99
Occasionskauf, Alkoholkontrolle, Unfall, Ausweisentzug. Der Ratgeber leistet Soforthilfe auch in brenzligen Situationen - gehört in jedes Handschuhfach! Das Thema Verkehr gehört zu den Dauerbrennern im Beobachter-Beratungszentrum. «Recht im Verkehr» liefert jetzt Antworten – in kompakter Form und leicht verständlich. Ein besonderes Augenmerk gilt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Awarded the 2013 Birks Book Prize by the Society of Legal Scholars, Women, Judging and the Judiciary expertly examines debates about gender representation in the judiciary and the importance of judicial diversity. It offers a fresh look at the role of the (woman) judge and the process of judging and provides a new analysis of the assumptions which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
A compelling look at the crisis of disadvantaged women This powerful document takes a sobering look at the phenomenon of marginalized women pushed to the edges of society, holding on with the barest of hope and extraordinary bravery. Handicapped by the increasing societal inequality they face as an everyday fact of life, these women (and in many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Homosexuality and the European Court of Human Rights ?is the first book-length study of the Court?s jurisprudence in respect of sexual orientation. It offers a socio-legal analysis of the substantial number of decisions and judgments of the Strasbourg organs on the wide range of complaints brought by gay men and lesbians under the European Convention... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context includes the UN Human Rights Council maternal mortality... more...