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  • Law, Gender, and Injusticeby Joan Hoff

    NYU Press 1991; US$ 89.00

    In this widely acclaimed landmark study, Joan Hoff illustrates how women remain second- class citizens under the current legal system and questions whether the continued pursuit of equality based on a one-size-fits-all vision of traditional individual rights is really what will most improve conditions for women in America as they prepare for the twenty-first... more...

  • Women, Power and Politics in 21st Century Iranby Tara Povey; Elaheh Rostami-Povey

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    A truly fascinating insider's look at the experiences of Iranian women as academics, political and civil society activists, this book counters the often inaccurate and misleading stereotyping of Iranian women to present a vibrant and diverse picture of these women's lives. A welcomed and unique addition to the vibrant and growing literature... more...

  • Feminist Perspectives on Tort Lawby Janice Richardson; Erika Rackley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law offers a distinctly feminist approach to key topics in tort law. Ten original essays written by feminist legal scholars from the UK, US, Canada and Australia encompass a range of ways of thinking about women, tort law and feminism. The collection provides a fresh and original analysis of issues of long-standing concern... more...

  • Institutionalizing Intersectionalityby Andrea Krizsan; Hege Skjeie; Judith Squires

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    An exploration of the ways that multiple inequalities are being addressed in Europe. Using country-based and region-specific case studies it provides an innovative comparative analysis of the multidimensional equality regimes that are emerging in Europe, and reveals the potential that these have for institutionalizing intersectionality. more...

  • Up Against a Wallby Rose Corrigan

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 69.00

    Rape law reform has long been hailed as one of the most successful projects of second-wave feminism. Yet forty years after the anti-rape movement emerged, legal and medical institutions continue to resist implementing reforms intended to provide more just and compassionate legal and medical responses to victims of sexual violence. In Up Against a Wall... more...

  • Mediationby Esther Haas; Toni Wirz; Der Schweizerische Beobacter; Ursula Trümpy; Focus Grafik

    Beobachter-Edition 2013; US$ 23.99

    Konflikte lassen sich im Dialog besser lösen als im Streit. Dieses Handbuch zeigt, wie selbst schwierige Gespräche mit Hilfe von Mediation gelingen. Dieser Beobachter-Ratgeber zeigt, wie Mediation funktioniert und welche Vorteile sie in der Lösung von Konflikten bietet. Wie bringt man die verschiedenen Parteien an einen Tisch? Wie finden sich Kompromisse,... more...

  • The Hindu Family and the Emergence of Modern Indiaby Eleanor Newbigin

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 76.00

    A study of how the development of representative politics in late-colonial India transformed notions of family, gender and religious community. more...

  • Exploring Masculinitiesby Martha Albertson Fineman; Michael Thomson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 59.95

    Written by leading experts in the area, this volume investigates the ways in which emerging masculinities theory in law could inform feminist legal theory in particular and law in general. As many of the chapters in this collection illustrate, law is constantly in a dynamic interaction with masculinities: it has both influenced existing masculinities... more...

  • Gender Diversity, Recognition and Citizenshipby Sally Hines

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This book examines the meanings and significance of the UK Gender Recognition Act within the context of broader social, cultural, legal, political, theoretical and policy shifts concerning gender and sexual diversity, and addresses current debates about equality and diversity, citizenship and recognition across a range of disciplines. more...

  • In Search of Equalityby Stefanie Röhrs; Dee Smythe; Annie Hsieh; Monica de Souza

    University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Just over 50 years ago, several African countries drew up new constitutions that included additions such as the Protocol on the Rights of Women. Decades later, has constitutional reform brought gender equality to women in Africa? And what does gender equality mean in the everyday lives of women on the continent? The contributors to this volume provide... more...