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  • The Politics of Pregnancyby Janna C Merrick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    Here is a comprehensive overview and analysis of issues concerning the maternal-fetal relationship, from abortion to surrogate motherhood. Unlike many books which cover reproductive issues in general, this book focuses in-depth on one aspect of reproduction--the maternal-fetal relationship--to give readers a detailed study of the many issues involved.... more...

  • Women and the Familyby Beth Hess; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Despite the pervasive changes that have taken place in women?s lives in the past twenty-five years--increased participation in the labor force, the attainment of higher levels of education, and higher salaries--comparable changes in the division of family labor and in the roles of men have lagged considerably. In this timely book, the editors and other... more...

  • From Civil Partnership to Same-Sex Marriageby Nicola Barker; Daniel Monk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a legal reform process that commenced with the decriminalisation... more...

  • Liberty and Sexualityby David J. Garrow

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 17.99

    Pulitzer Prize?winning author David J. Garrow?s stirring and essential history of the politics of abortion and America?s battle for the right to choose In 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, and more than forty years later the issue continues to spark controversy and divisiveness. But behind... more...

  • Learning to Leadby Gindi Eckel Vincent; Mary B. Cranston; ABA Commission on Women in the Profession

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 23.99

    This book (a) synthesizes and distills the research, anecdotal evidence, and key concepts on leadership techniques and success that help working women, in any field, develop in their careers; (b) tailors these principles for women practicing law, regardless of practice area, and creates practical actions that lawyers can implement in their lives... more...

  • Pistols and Petticoatsby Erika Janik

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years In 1910, Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore no uniform, carried no weapon, and kept her badge stuffed in her pocketbook. She wasn?t the first or only policewoman, but she became the... more...

  • Women and Magna Cartaby Jocelynne A. Scutt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    On the eight-hundredth anniversary of the Magna Carta, Women and the Magna Carta investigates what the charter meant for women's rights and freedoms from an historical and legal perspective. more...

  • 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...

  • Law and Genderby Joanne Conaghan

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    What role does gender play in shaping the law and legal thinking? This book provides an answer to this question, examining the historical role of gender in law and the relevance of gender to modern jurisprudence. It presents a clear, concise introduction to thinking about gender issues for lawyers and law students. more...

  • Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debatesby Karen Tracy

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    This book examines the discourse of judges and attorneys, and legislators and citizens as they debated whether same-sex couples should be permitted to marry. Karen Tracy shows that change in Americans' attitudes occurred concurrently with changes in speakers' language use that went from framing sexual orientation as a "lifestyle" to talking about... more...