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  • Gender Myths v. Working Realitiesby Theresa M Beiner

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 79.00

    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... more...

  • Rape and the Culture of the Courtroomby Andrew E. Taslitz

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 89.00

    Rape law reform has been a stunning failure. Defense lawyers persist in emphasizing victims' characters over defendants' behavior. Reform's goals of increasing rape report and conviction rates have generally not been achieved. In Rape and the Culture of the Courtroom , Andrew Taslitz locates the cause of rape reform failure in the language... more...

  • Getting in the Gameby Deborah L. Brake

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 89.00

    Title IX, a landmark federal statute enacted in 1972 to prohibit sex discrimination in education, has worked its way into American culture as few other laws have. It is an iconic law, the subject of web blogs and T-shirt slogans, and is widely credited with opening the doors to the massive numbers of girls and women now participating in competitive... more...

  • A Question of Choiceby Sarah Weddington

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2013; US$ 16.95

    The incredible story of how a twenty-seven-year-old lawyer won Roe v. Wade , and what it means forty years later. more...

  • Gender and Justiceby Sally J. Kenney

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Intended for use in courses on law and society, as well as courses in women?s and gender studies, women and politics, and women and the law ? this book that takes up the question of what women judges signify in several different jurisdictions in the United States, United Kingdom, and European Union. In so doing, its empirical case studies uniquely... more...

  • Recht im Verkehrby Daniel Leiser; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Käthi Zeugin; Focus Grafik

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 8.99

    Occasionskauf, Alkoholkontrolle, Unfall, Ausweisentzug. Der Ratgeber leistet Soforthilfe auch in brenzligen Situationen - gehört in jedes Handschuhfach! Das Thema Verkehr gehört zu den Dauerbrennern im Beobachter-Beratungszentrum. «Recht im Verkehr» liefert jetzt Antworten – in kompakter Form und leicht verständlich. Ein besonderes Augenmerk gilt... more...

  • Women, Judging and the Judiciaryby Erika Rackley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Awarded the 2013 Birks Book Prize by the Society of Legal Scholars, Women, Judging and the Judiciary expertly examines debates about gender representation in the judiciary and the importance of judicial diversity. It offers a fresh look at the role of the (woman) judge and the process of judging and provides a new analysis of the assumptions which... more...

  • Women at the Marginsby J Dianne Garner; Rosemary Sarri; Josefina Figueira-Mcdonough

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    A sobering look at women at the edges of society, Women at the Margins: Neglect, Punishment, and Resistance addresses the barriers that isolate them from the mainstream, strip them or their citizenship, and render them expendable. Mixing detailed research with poetry, art, and prose created by marginalized women, the book makes a compelling argument... more...

  • Homosexuality and the European Court of Human Rightsby Paul Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Homosexuality and the European Court of Human Rights ?is the first book-length study of the Court?s jurisprudence in respect of sexual orientation. It offers a socio-legal analysis of the substantial number of decisions and judgments of the Strasbourg organs on the wide range of complaints brought by gay men and lesbians under the European Convention... more...

  • Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountabilityby Paul Hunt; Tony Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Maternal mortality remains one of the highest causes of death in the world today. A fact recognised by the UN Human Rights Council and the international community by way of the Millennium Development Goals. This book focuses on a critically important part of maternal mortality and human rights, that of monitoring, accountability and redress at... more...