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Gender & the Law

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  • Advancing Gender Equalityby ILO

    ILO Publications 2015; US$ 10.00

    Great strides have been made towards gender equality over the last two decades. Nevertheless, deep gender disparities persist across the globe, surfacing in labour markets, as well as other realms. Compared to men, women continue to earn less, are more likely to partake in unpaid labour, and are more apt to be excluded from decent work and opportunities... more...

  • Anarchism & Sexualityby Jamie Heckert; Richard Cleminson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • A Critical Analysis of the Efficacy of Law as a Tool to Achieve Gender Equalityby Natalie Persadie

    UPA 2012; US$ 79.99

    In this book, Natalie Persadie explains that, among developing countries, the achievement of legal advances for women?at either the international or national levels?is particularly difficult where practical measures are not subsequently implemented. She examines the need for financial and human resources to make such legal measures effective. ... more...

  • Familiale Generationensorgeby Alexandra Retkowski

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 26.71

    Hauptbeschreibung Generationenbeziehungen im hohen Lebensalter: Beziehungsmuster der Sorge und der Wandel von Familie. Wie denken Menschen zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts über das eigene Altern und die Rolle der Generationenbeziehungen? Welche Subjektivitäten bringt die Lebensphase "Alter" und die Intimität familialer Generationenbeziehungen hervor?... 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...

  • 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...

  • Global Justice and Desireby Nikita Dhawan; Antke Engel; Christoph H.E. Holzhey; Volker Woltersdorff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both analyzing justice through the lens of desire, and considering... more...

  • Law, Religion and Homosexualityby Paul Johnson; Robert Vanderbeck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law ? in the form of official interventions made by faith communities and organizations,... more...

  • Law and Genderby Joanne Conaghan

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 44.99

    Gender is an increasingly prominent aspect of the contemporary debate and discourse around law. It is curious that gender, while figuring so centrally in the construction and organization of social life, is nevertheless barely visible in the conceptual armoury of law. In the jurisprudential imagination law is gender-less; as a result legal scholarship... 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...