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  • Women in Business and Managementby ILO

    ILO Publications 2015; US$ 20.00

    The report brings together data collected from the ILO global company survey in 2013 on gender diversity in the workplace, specific to the Asia-Pacific region, and also incorporates other latest data to provide overview of the status of women in business and management. more...

  • After Legal Equalityby Robert Leckey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense that law reforms driven by equality call for fresh lines... 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...

  • Brauchen wir ein drittes Geschlecht?by Tobias Helms

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 28.00

    In 2013, § 22, para. 3 of the Civil Status Act (PStG) made clear that the civil status of intersexual persons could be entered in birth records without an indication of gender affiliation. However, German family law is still based on a binary gender hierarchy. The lecture examines whether a third sex should be recognized or if instead,... more...

  • Calling for Changeby Sheila McIntyre; Elizabeth Sheehy

    University of Ottawa Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    Unique in both scope and perspective, Calling for Change investigates the status of women within the Canadian legal profession ten years after the first national report on the subject was published by the Canadian Bar Association. Elizabeth Sheehy and Sheila McIntyre bring together essays that investigate a wide range of topics, from the status... more...

  • De la question de genre au droit à l'égalitéby Régionale de Charleroi du Centre d'Action laïque

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 13.99

    Aujourd?hui encore, et partout dans le monde, femmes et hommes ne disposent pas des mêmes droits. Pourtant, de nombreuses avancées ont été faites ces dernières décennies. Où en est-on ? Par qui ces droits sont-ils menacés chaque jour ? Pourquoi ? Est-ce le nouveau visage de la domination masculine ? Le Centre d?Action Laïque (CAL) prône la mixité.... 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...

  • Feminist Legal Historyby Tracy A. Thomas; Tracey Jean Boisseau

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    Attuned to the social contexts within which laws are created, feminist lawyers, historians, and activists have long recognized the discontinuities and contradictions that lie at the heart of efforts to transform the law in ways that fully serve women?s interests. At its core, the nascent field of feminist legal history is driven by a commitment to... more...

  • Gender, Sexualities and Lawby Jackie Jones; Anna Grear; Rachel Anne Fenton; Kim Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together an international range of academics, Gender, Sexualities and Law provides a comprehensive interrogation of the range of contemporary issues ? both topical and controversial ? raised by the gendered character of law, legal discourse and institutions. The gendering of law, persons and the legal profession, along with the gender bias... more...

  • Gender Myths v. Working Realitiesby Theresa M Beiner

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 46.75

    Both the courts and the public seem confused about sexual harassment?what it is, how it functions, and what sorts of behaviors are actionable in court. Theresa M. Beiner contrasts perspectives from social scientists on the realities of workplace sexual harassment with the current legal standard. When it comes to sexual harassment law, all too often... more...