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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Armed and Dangerousby Gina Gallo

    Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 20.99

    The critically acclaimed memoirs of one female police officer?s sixteen-year odyssey, beginning with day one at the Police Academy and spanning assignments on Chicago?s West Side, one of the most dangerous areas in the city. The notorious cops? code of silence is broken as the author recounts incidents in the West Side projects: shoot-outs, ambushes,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Nation and Familyby Narendra Subramanian

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    The distinct personal laws that govern the major religious groups are a major aspect of Indian multiculturalism and secularism, and support specific gendered rights in family life. Nation and Family is the most comprehensive study to date of the public discourses, processes of social mobilization, legislation and case law that formed India's three... more...