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  • The Limits of Bodily Integrityby Ruth A. Miller

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 139.95

    Miller's study argues that legislation on abortion, adultery, and rape has been central to the formation of the modern citizen. Case studies on the Ottoman Empire, Turkey, France, and Italy explore the international implications and address the role of sexuality and reproduction in constructing 'civilizational' relationships. more...

  • The Incarceration of Womenby Linda Moore; Phil Scraton

    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...

  • Male Rape is a Feminist Issueby Claire Cohen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book seeks to problematize knowledge and practices regarding 'male rape' and its relationship to feminism, examining this issue from a Foucauldian perspective. Feminist constructions of 'male rape' can plausibly be claimed to operate as a 'regime of truth', but one must question whether this is running counter to patriarchy. more...

  • Why Feminism Mattersby Professor Kath Woodward; Dr Sophie Woodward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This exciting book is an innovative and creative critique of the theories and practices of feminism, arguing that it still matters in the 21st century. Written by a mother and daughter authorial team, the book presents a dialogue across generations and reinstates a politics of difference and the importance of the category of 'woman'. 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 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...

  • Reproductive Freedom, Torture and International Human Rightsby Ronli Sifris

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book contributes to a feminist understanding of international human rights by examining restrictions on reproductive freedom through the lens of the right to be free from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. Ronli Sifris challenges the view that torture only takes place within the traditional paradigm of interrogation, punishment... more...

  • Homosexuality and the European Court of Human Rightsby Paul Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...