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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context includes the UN Human Rights Council maternal mortality... 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$ 22.95

    ?Offers a bold ?impure politics,? a new vision for queer understandings of the law.? ? John M. Sloop, Vanderbilt University]]> more...

  • License to Wedby Kimberly D. Richman

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 32.94

    ?Carefully researched and skillfully written? Both highly readable and intellectually sophisticated.? ? Kathleen E. Hull, author of Same-Sex Marriage ?An illuminating and moving study.? ? Stephanie Coontz, author of A Strange Stirring ?Wonderfully rich, deep, and surprising? A masterful and original work.?... 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$ 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...

  • Gender on Trialby Holly English

    ALM Media Properties, LLC. 2003; US$ 49.00

    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...