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  • Women in Business and Managementby ILO

    ILO Publications 2015; US$ 20.00

    The report brings together data collected from the ILO global company survey in 2013 on gender diversity in the workplace, specific to the Asia-Pacific region, and also incorporates other latest data to provide overview of the status of women in business and management. more...

  • Law and Genderby Joanne Conaghan

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 43.99 US$ 39.59

    What role does gender play in shaping the law and legal thinking? This book provides an answer to this question, examining the historical role of gender in law and the relevance of gender to modern jurisprudence. It presents a clear, concise introduction to thinking about gender issues for lawyers and law students. more...

  • Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debatesby Karen Tracy

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 65.69

    This book examines the discourse of judges and attorneys, and legislators and citizens as they debated whether same-sex couples should be permitted to marry. Karen Tracy shows that change in Americans' attitudes occurred concurrently with changes in speakers' language use that went from framing sexual orientation as a "lifestyle" to talking about... more...

  • Domestic Violenceby Deborah Lockton; Richard Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and the nature of complaints, as well as the policies applied and the problems faced by those enforcing the law.... more...

  • Wayward Womenby Lucy Williams

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.97

    We most often think of the Victorian female offender in her most archetypal and stereotypical roles; the polite lady shoplifter, stowing all manner of valuables beneath her voluminous crinolines, the tragic street waif of Dickensian fiction or the vicious femme fatale who wreaked her terrible revenge with copious poison. Yet the stories in popular... more...

  • New Perspectives on European Women?s Legal Historyby Sara L. Kimble; Marion R÷wekamp

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book integrates women?s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze questions of family law and international law and... more...

  • Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples, Aby Frederick Hertz; Emily Doskow

    NOLO 2016; US$ 34.99

    This book is for LGBT couples who want to know how to legally define and protect their relationships, especially those who are not quite ready to get married, or who are in a civil union or domestic partnership. more...

  • Women and Leadershipby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.99

    Women and Leadership explores the causes and consequences of the underrepresentation of women in America's leadership roles. Drawing on comprehensive research and a survey of prominent women leaders, Rhode describes the reasons for gender inequity in leadership and identifies compelling solutions. Women and Leadership is essential reading for... more...

  • Women and Leadershipby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.99

    Women and Leadership explores the causes and consequences of the underrepresentation of women in America's leadership roles. Drawing on comprehensive research and a survey of prominent women leaders, Rhode describes the reasons for gender inequity in leadership and identifies compelling solutions. Women and Leadership is essential reading for... more...

  • Twisting Title IXby Robert L. Shibley

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 5.99

    This is the story of how Title IX, a 1972 law intended to ban sex discrimination in education, became a monster that both the federal government and many college administrators treat as though it supersedes both the U.S. Constitution and hundreds of years of common law. It's a story about the victims of this lawmen and women bothand of the unaccountable... more...