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- 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...
- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 27.95
A groundbreaking work that turns a ?queer eye? on the criminal legal system Drawing on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy, Queer (In)Justice is a searing examination of queer experiences--as "suspects," defendants, prisoners, and survivors of crime. The authors unpack queer criminal archetypes--like "gleeful gay killers," "lethal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
Regulating Sexuality: Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives explores the impact that recent seismic shifts in the legal landscape have had for lesbians and gay men. The last decade has been a time of extensive change in the legal regulation of lesbian and gay lives in Britain, Canada and the US. Almost every area where the law impacts on... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2006; US$ 16.99
Unique in both scope and perspective, Calling for Change investigates the status of women within the Canadian legal profession ten years after the first national report on the subject was published by the Canadian Bar Association. Elizabeth Sheehy and Sheila McIntyre bring together essays that investigate a wide range of topics, from the status... more...
- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 26.95
From a ?Human Rights Hero,? a memoir of her illustrious career litigating groundbreaking cases In the boys' club climate of 1975, Nancy Gertner launched her career fighting a murder charge on behalf of antiwar activist Susan Saxe, one of the few women to ever make the FBI's Most Wanted List. What followed was a storied span of groundbreaking firsts,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Bringing together an international range of academics, Gender, Sexualities and Law provides a comprehensive interrogation of the range of contemporary issues ? both topical and controversial ? raised by the gendered character of law, legal discourse and institutions. The gendering of law, persons and the legal profession, along with the gender bias... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 34.50
What can straight people do to support gay rights? How much work or sacrifice must allies take on to do their share? Ian Ayres and Jennifer Brown--law professors, activists, husband and wife--propose practical strategies for helping straight men and women advocate for and with the gay community. Straightforward advances a thesis that is at once... more...
- Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 31.95
Polygamy, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, punishing women for being raped, differential access for men and women to health care and education, unequal rights of ownership, assembly, and political participation, unequal vulnerability to violence. These practices and conditions are standard in some parts of the world. Do demands for multiculturalism--and... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2007; US$ 19.99
While it is true that, like elsewhere in the world, African women are not yet equal to men, toiling day and night amidst grinding poverty while facing harsh cultural, traditional, and social prejudices is only part of the story. The writings in this book show that women in Africa are fighting for their rights with grace, tenacity, and eloquence.... more...