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  • Feminist Perspectives on Tort Lawby Janice Richardson; Erika Rackley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • From Civil Partnership to Same-Sex Marriageby Nicola Barker; Daniel Monk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a legal reform process that commenced with the decriminalisation... 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...

  • Gender in Practiceby John Hagan; Fiona Kay

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99

    This work analyses the current status of women in the law, drawing on two major studies in Canada in 1985 and 1990, and relating the findings to women and the legal profession in the United States. One of the largest studies of women lawyers yet undertaken, this book offers insights based on empirical data into the status of women in the law. 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...

  • Hybridby Ruth Colker

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 22.95

    The United States, and the West in general, has always organized society along bipolar lines. We are either gay or straight, male or female, white or not, disabled or not. In recent years, however, America seems increasingly aware of those who defy such easy categorization. Yet, rather than being welcomed for the challenges that they offer, people... 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...

  • Law, Gender, and Injusticeby Joan Hoff

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 23.80

    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...

  • Learning to Leadby Gindi Eckel Vincent; Mary B. Cranston; ABA Commission on Women in the Profession

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 23.99

    This book (a) synthesizes and distills the research, anecdotal evidence, and key concepts on leadership techniques and success that help working women, in any field, develop in their careers; (b) tailors these principles for women practicing law, regardless of practice area, and creates practical actions that lawyers can implement in their lives... more...

  • Masculinities and the Lawby Ann C. McGinley; Frank Rudy Cooper; Michael Kimmel

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 25.50

    According to masculinities theory, masculinity is not a biological imperative but a social construction. Men engage in a constant struggle with other men to prove their masculinity.  Masculinities and the Law  develops a multidimensional approach. It sees categories of identity?including various forms of raced, classed, and sex-oriented masculinities?as... more...