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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
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 explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender analysis of courts, judges, law, institutions, organizations,... more...
- ALM Media Properties, LLC. 2003; US$ 50.00
In an era of less overt sex discrimination, gender stereotypes remain stubbornly alive. Gender on Trial: Sexual Stereotypes and Work/Life Balance in the Legal Workplace reveals the tenacious grip that outmoded behavior patterns still have and what can be done to loosen their hold. Almost 200 lawyers from around the countryas well as psychologists,... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 22.10
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...
- Pambazuka Press 2007; US$ 19.99
While it is true that, like elsewhere in the world, African women are not yet equal to men, toiling day and night amidst grinding poverty while facing harsh cultural, traditional, and social prejudices is only part of the story. The writings in this book show that women in Africa are fighting for their rights with grace, tenacity, and eloquence.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 26.95
From a ?Human Rights Hero,? a memoir of her illustrious career litigating groundbreaking cases In the boys' club climate of 1975, Nancy Gertner launched her career fighting a murder charge on behalf of antiwar activist Susan Saxe, one of the few women to ever make the FBI's Most Wanted List. What followed was a storied span of groundbreaking firsts,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00
This unique book provides a rare insight into the debilitating impact of regimes that fail to respond to the complex and gender specific needs of women behind bars. Exploring the marginalization, mental health and experiences of women in prison, it specifically focuses on the legacy of women's imprisonment in Northern Ireland. more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 34.00
The term ?intersex? evokes diverse images, typically of people who are both male and female or neither male nor female. Neither vision is accurate. The millions of people with an intersex condition, or DSD (disorder of sex development), are men or women whose sex chromosomes, gonads, or sex anatomy do not fit clearly into the male/female binary norm.... more...
- Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 31.95
Polygamy, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, punishing women for being raped, differential access for men and women to health care and education, unequal rights of ownership, assembly, and political participation, unequal vulnerability to violence. These practices and conditions are standard in some parts of the world. Do demands for multiculturalism--and... more...