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  • Homosexuality and the European Court of Human Rightsby Paul Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountabilityby Paul Hunt; Tony Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Maternal mortality remains one of the highest causes of death in the world today. A fact recognised by the UN Human Rights Council and the international community by way of the Millennium Development Goals. This book focuses on a critically important part of maternal mortality and human rights, that of monitoring, accountability and redress at... more...

  • Women, Family, and Community in Colonial Americaby Linda Speth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The influence of women in the colonial family and the community is examined using tax and probate records of southside Colonial Virginia. more...

  • 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$ 135.00

    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. Ronli Sifris challenges the view that torture only takes place within the traditional paradigm of interrogation, punishment or intimidation of a detainee, arguing that... 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 and Propertyby Amy Louise Erickson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    `An impressive study.' - Germaine Greer. Amy Erickson combines legal, social and women's history in an imaginative and methodically interesting way to chart the limits and the contradictions of women as property owners. more...