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  • Presumed Incompetentby Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs; Yolanda Flores Niemann; Carmen G. González; Angela P. Harris

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 31.95

    Presumed Incompetent is a pathbreaking account of the intersecting roles of race, gender, and class in the working lives of women faculty of color. Through personal narratives and qualitative empirical studies, more than 40 authors expose the daunting challenges faced by academic women of color as they navigate the often hostile terrain of higher... 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...

  • The Ties That Bind (Rev)by Carol Smart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First published in 1984, this book explores the idea that the law is a major source of women?s oppression. Based on research of the theory and practice of family law, it examines the way in which private law operates to sustain, reproduce and reinforce the dependence of women in the most private of spheres, namely marriage. more...

  • Gender Diversity, Recognition and Citizenshipby Sally Hines

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    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 Dee Smythe

    Juta Academic 2014; US$ 19.99

    Just over 50 years ago several African countries drew up new Constitutions which included protocols 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...

  • The Homosexual(ity) of lawby Leslie Moran

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Equality - A New Frameworkby Bob Hepple; Mary Coussey; Tufyal Choudhury

    Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 52.20

    The need for a legislative framework for ensuring equality of opportunity is not seriously questioned in the UK. However,despite the presence on the Statute book of various significant pieces legislation dating back to the mid 1970s, there remain deep-seated structural disadvantages which blight the lives of many women, Black and Asian people, and... more...

  • Fathers' Rights Activism and Law Reform in Comparative Perspectiveby Sally Sheldon; Richard Collier

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 34.20

    The legal status, responsibilities and rights of men who are fathers - married or unmarried, cohabiting or separated, biological or social in nature - is a topic with a long and well-documented history. Yet recent developments in a number of countries suggest a growing politicisation of the relationship between law and fatherhood. In some countries,... more...

  • Entry Deniedby Eithne Luibhéid

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00

    Since the late nineteenth century, immigrant women?s sexuality has been viewed as a threat to national security, to be contained through strict border-monitoring practices. By scrutinizing this policy, its origins, and its application, Eithne Luibhéid shows how the U.S. border became a site not just for controlling female sexuality but also for contesting,... more...