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  • No Seat at the Tableby Douglas M. Branson

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 89.00

    Women are completing MBA and Law degrees in record high numbers, but their struggle to attain director positions in corporate America continues. Although explanations for this disconnect abound, neither career counselors nor scholars have paid enough attention to the role that corporate governance plays in maintaining the gender gap in America's... more...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 34.99

    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 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • New Frontiersby Paul J. du Plessis

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 112.00

    Headline: An interdisciplinary, edited collection on social science methodologies for approaching Roman legal sources. Blurb: Roman law as a field of study is rapidly evolving to reflect new perspectives and approaches in research. Scholars who work on the subject are increasingly being asked to conduct research in an interdisciplinary manner whereby... more...