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Gender & the Law

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

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 80.00

    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...

  • Humanity, Freedom and Feminismby Jill Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    While some feminists seek to use ideas of the 'universal human subject' to include women, others argue that such ideas are intrinsically masculine and exclude the feminine. This book analyzes and critiques 'second wave' feminists who discuss how philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle, Descartes, Hobbes and Kant regard human beings and their capacities.... more...

  • Gross Misbehavior and Wickednessby Jean Elson

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    The bitter and public court battle waged between Nina and James Walker of Newport, Rhode Island from 1909 to 1916 created a sensation throughout the nation with lurid accounts of?and gossip about?their marital troubles. The ordeal of this high-society couple, who wed as much for status as for love, is one of the prime examples of the growing trend... more...

  • Children and the Lawby Katherine Hunt Federle

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 144.99

    Children and the Law is a unique coursebook that will revolutionize the way students learn and apply juvenile law. By incorporating the interdisciplinary topics necessary to understand the best practices in child law, author Katherine Federle has carefully selected a vast array of articles, studies, research, cases and statutes that allow students... 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...