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  • Law, Religion and Homosexualityby Paul Johnson; Robert Vanderbeck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law ? in the form of official interventions made by faith communities and organizations,... more...

  • Getting Screwedby Alison Bass

    University Press of New England 2015; US$ 24.99

    Vivid narrative-driven account of how current U.S. laws against prostitution harm sex workers, clients, and society more...

  • Global Justice and Desireby Nikita Dhawan; Antke Engel; Christoph H.E. Holzhey; Volker Woltersdorff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both analyzing justice through the lens of desire, and considering... more...

  • Advancing Gender Equalityby ILO

    ILO Publications 2015; US$ 10.00

    Great strides have been made towards gender equality over the last two decades. Nevertheless, deep gender disparities persist across the globe, surfacing in labour markets, as well as other realms. Compared to men, women continue to earn less, are more likely to partake in unpaid labour, and are more apt to be excluded from decent work and opportunities... more...

  • White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960by Lisa Lindquist Dorr

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    For decades, historians have primarily analyzed charges of black-on-white rape in the South through accounts of lynching or manifestly unfair trial proceedings, suggesting that white southerners invariably responded with extralegal violence and sham trials when white women accused black men of assault. Lisa Lindquist Dorr challenges this view with... more...

  • On the Frontlinesby Fionnuala N? Aol?in; Dina Francesca Haynes; Naomi Cahn

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 32.99 US$ 28.37

    Today, in a variety of post-conflict settings international advocates for women's rights have focused bringing issues of sexual violence, discrimination and exclusion into peace-making processes. In On the Frontlines, Fionnuala N? Aol?in, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn consider such policies in a range of cases and assess the extent to which... more...

  • Sexuality and Human Rightsby Phillip Tahmindjis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Finallya comparative overview of sexuality and human rights issues and law! Human rights issues exist globally, particularly when they have to do with sexuality. Sexuality and Human Rights: A Global Overview focuses on the controversial issues of human sexuality and the legal challenges that LGBT individuals face. Internationally recognized legal... more...

  • Class Actionby Clara Bingham; Laura Leedy Gansler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 14.00

    A petite single mother, Lois Jenson was among the first women hired by a northern Minnesota iron mine in 1975. In this brutal workplace, female miners were relentlessly threatened with pornographic graffiti, denigrating language, stalking, and physical assaults. Terrified of losing their jobs, the women kept their problems largely to themselves?until... more...

  • Gender in Practiceby John Hagan; Fiona Kay

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    In the last thirty years, the number of lawyers in the United States and Canada has more than tripled, and today as many women as men are entering legal practice. The sudden, dramatic increase of women in the profession would seem to signify a new era of equality in the legal profession. However, stereotypes about women's abilities to balance responsibilities... more...

  • Speaking Truth to Powerby Anita Hill

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    See the new HBO movie CONFIRMATION about the Clarence Thomas hearings, starring Kerry Washington in the role of Anita Hill?then read Hill?s own life story. After her astonishing testimony in the Clarence Thomas hearings, Anita Hill ceased to be a private citizen and became a public figure at the white-hot center of an intense national debate on... more...