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  • New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman Worldby Paul J. du Plessis

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 38.99

    Roman law as a field of study is rapidly evolving to reflect new perspectives and approaches in research. Scholars who work on the subject are increasingly being asked to conduct research in an interdisciplinary manner whereby Roman law is not merely seen as a set of abstract concepts devoid of any background, but as a body of law which operated in... more...

  • Exploring Sentencing Practice in England and Walesby Julian V. Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Julian V. Roberts is a professor at the University of Oxford, UK. He has been conducting research, teaching and publishing on the subject of sentencing since 1982. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • The Homosexual(ity) of lawby Leslie Moran

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Entry Deniedby Eithne Luibhéid

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00

    Since the late nineteenth century, immigrant women?s sexuality has been viewed as a threat to national security, to be contained through strict border-monitoring practices. By scrutinizing this policy, its origins, and its application, Eithne Luibhéid shows how the U.S. border became a site not just for controlling female sexuality but also for contesting,... more...

  • Women and Justiceby Sheryl J. Grana

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 26.99

    Women and Justice takes a sociolegal look at the historical and contemporary state of justice in women's lives. Sheryl Grana thoroughly examines civil justice issues such as marriage, divorce, same-sex coupling, motherhood, education and paid work, as well as criminal justice issues such as women's criminality. Grounded in the framework of the working... more...

  • Atlas of Gender and Developmentby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 74.00

    Illustrated with graphics and maps, the Atlas of Gender and Development gives readers a unique insight into the impact of social institutions − traditions, social norms and cultural practices − on gender equality in 124 non-OECD countries. Gender inequality holds back not just women but the economic and social development of entire societies.... more...

  • Riding the Black Ramby Susan Heinzelman

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 52.50

    Riding the Black Ram demonstrates how, despite the changing nature of the relationship between law and literature, gender stereotypes regarding the figure of the unruly woman persist. more...

  • Why Feminism Mattersby Professor Kath Woodward; Dr Sophie Woodward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This exciting book is an innovative and creative critique of the theories and practices of feminism, arguing that it still matters in the 21st century. Written by a mother and daughter authorial team, the book presents a dialogue across generations and reinstates a politics of difference and the importance of the category of 'woman'. more...

  • Queer (In)Justiceby Joey L. Mogul; Andrea J. Ritchie; Kay Whitlock

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 27.95

    A groundbreaking work that turns a ?queer eye? on the criminal legal system   Drawing on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy, Queer (In)Justice is a searing examination of queer experiences--as "suspects," defendants, prisoners, and survivors of crime. The authors unpack queer criminal archetypes--like "gleeful gay killers," "lethal... more...