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Gender & the Law

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  • Gender, Psychology, and Justiceby Corinne C. Datchi; Julie R. Ancis

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    Reveals how gender intersects with race, class, and sexual orientation in ways that impact the legal status and well-being of women and girls in the justice system.   Women and girls? contact with the justice system is often influenced by gender-related assumptions and stereotypes. The justice practices of the past 40 years have been largely based... more...

  • Women's Social and Legal Issues in African Current Affairsby Victoria M. Time; Timothy Austin

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book discusses the causes of women's marginalization in Africa, addressing issues such as time poverty, lack of education, poor governance, human trafficking, and cultural practices such as early marriages and bride price. It provides recommendations on policies and initiatives that would elevate women?s livelihood and societal standing in African... more...

  • Islamic Feminismsby Roja Fazaeli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the contentious topic of women?s rights in Muslim-majority countries, with a specific focus on Iran and the Iranian women?s movement from 1906 to the present. The work contextualizes the authorial self through the use of personal narrative and interviews. A new critique of Islamic law is produced through an in-depth study of the... more...

  • Law Unlimitedby Margaret Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book engages with a traditional yet persistent question of legal theory ? what is law? However, instead of attempting to define and limit law, the aim of the book is to unlimit law, to take the idea of law beyond its conventionally accepted boundaries into the material and plural domains of an interconnected human and nonhuman world. Against... more...

  • Fragile Moralities and Dangerous Sexualitiesby Alana Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    In this book Alana Barton explores the social control and disciplining of unruly and 'deviant' women from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Her particular focus is the 'semi penal' institution, a category that includes refuges, reformatories and homes. She suggests that these occupy a unique position within the social control 'continuum',... more...

  • (Un)thinking Citizenshipby Amanda Gouws

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The study of citizenship in the context of South Africa implicitly challenges the rights-based democracy in South Africa, while literature regarding women and citizenship has greatly contributed to a new understanding of citizenship. Locally, many global processes are reproduced in the discourse of rights-claiming, issues of institutional representation,... more...

  • Gender Injusticeby Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Gender equality and the importance of the law in combating discrimination are issues explored by this insightful work. Gender Injustice allows readers a better understanding of the issue of inequality and aims to increase the likelihood of achieving gender justice in the future. It investigates equality in employment for men and women in terms of the... 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$ 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...

  • 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...