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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 22.95

    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 lawyers... more...

  • Getting in the Gameby Deborah L. Brake

    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...

  • Same Sex Legal Kit For Dummiesby Carrie Stone; John G. Culhane

    Wiley 2012; US$ 34.99 US$ 27.99

    Grasp the latest legal information for gay and lesbian couples Same-sex relationships are treated differently under each state's laws, and nearly a quarter of the U.S. population lives in a state with some form of legal recognition for same-sex couples. Same Sex Legal Kit For Dummies is a practical, plain-English guide to the legal information... 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 52.95

    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 compelling look at the crisis of disadvantaged women This powerful document takes a sobering look at the phenomenon of marginalized women pushed to the edges of society, holding on with the barest of hope and extraordinary bravery. Handicapped by the increasing societal inequality they face as an everyday fact of life, these women (and in many... more...