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  • Transforming Citizenshipsby Isaac West

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00

    Transforming Citizenships  engages the performativity of citizenship as it relates to transgender individuals and advocacy groups. Instead of reading the law as a set of self-executing discourses, Isaac West takes up transgender rights claims as performative productions of complex legal subjectivities capable of queering accepted understandings... more...

  • License to Wedby Kimberly D. Richman

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 39.00

    A critical reader of the history of marriage understands that it is an institution that has always been in flux. It is also a decidedly complicated one, existing simultaneously in the realms of religion, law, and emotion. And yet recent years have seen dramatic and heavily waged battles over the proposition of including same sex couples in marriage.... 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...

  • The Incarceration of Womenby Linda Moore; Phil Scraton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    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$ 85.00

    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...

  • Gender on Trialby Holly English

    ALM Media, LLC 2003; US$ 45.00

    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 country—as well as psychologists,... more...

  • Women With Disabilitiesby Mary Willmuth; Lillian Holcomb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Here is a powerful stimulus for thought, discussion, and coalition building in the area of women and disability. This innovative book was written by women with disabilities and women professionals who work with persons with disabilities. Women With Disabilities covers many concerns about life with a disability and issues related to disability and psychotherapy.... more...

  • After Legal Equalityby Robert Leckey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense that law reforms driven by equality call for fresh lines... more...

  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identityby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Sexual orientation and gender identity are separate, distinct parts of people’s overall identity. Equality and freedom from discrimination are human rights belonging to all people, however, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people experience hostility in many areas of everyday life. This book explores issues involving... more...

  • Subversive Property: Law and the Production of Spaces of Belongingby Sarah Keenan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and belonging, rather than exclusion. Drawing on feminist and critical... more...