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  • Feminist Constitutionalismby Beverley Baines; Daphne Barak-Erez; Tsvi Kahana

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 37.00

    Explores the relationship between constitutional law and feminism, offering a spectrum of approaches and analysis set across a wide range of topics. more...

  • Hybridby Ruth Colker

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 27.00

    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...

  • Law, Gender, and Injusticeby Joan Hoff

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • Up Against a Wallby Rose Corrigan

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 26.00

    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... more...

  • Armed and Dangerousby Gina Gallo

    Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 7.39

    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...

  • 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...

  • Law and Genderby Joanne Conaghan

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 43.99 US$ 39.59

    What role does gender play in shaping the law and legal thinking? This book provides an answer to this question, examining the historical role of gender in law and the relevance of gender to modern jurisprudence. It presents a clear, concise introduction to thinking about gender issues for lawyers and law students. more...