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  • New Frontiersby Paul J. du Plessis

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 112.00

    Headline: An interdisciplinary, edited collection on social science methodologies for approaching Roman legal sources. Blurb: Roman law as a field of study is rapidly evolving to reflect new perspectives and approaches in research. Scholars who work on the subject are increasingly being asked to conduct research in an interdisciplinary manner whereby... more...

  • Same Sex Legal Kit For Dummiesby Carrie Stone; John G. Culhane

    Wiley 2012; US$ 34.99

    Grasp the latest legal information for gay and lesbian couples Same-sex relationships are treated differently under each state's laws, and nearly a quarter of the U.S. population lives in a state with some form of legal recognition for same-sex couples. Same Sex Legal Kit For Dummies is a practical, plain-English guide to the legal information... 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 And Crime In Modern Europeby Meg Arnot; Cornelie Usborne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    This volume explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in modern Europe. 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...

  • Homosexuality, Law and Resistanceby Derek McGhee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices. Each chapter explores the power of discourse in law in relation to homosexualities, while simultaneously examining how homosexuals resist and disrupt these legal discourses. It is a valuable addition to the literature... more...

  • When Women Killby Belinda Morrissey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    Based on case studies from the US, UK and Australia, this book looks at the ways in which female killers are constructed in the media, in law and in feminist discourse almost invariably as victims rather than actors in the crimes they commit. more...

  • Women's Rights and Human Rightsby Professor Patricia Grimshaw; Katie Holmes; Professor Marilyn Lake

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 195.00

    This international collection of historical work explores the breadth and creativity of women's struggles for human rights, citizenship and social justice across the world. It brings together twenty contributions by scholars in women's history, whose work reflects the global reach of the International Federation for Research in Women's History. In... more...

  • Beyond Comparisonby Timothy Macklem

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 35.00

    This work focuses on discrimination in terms of what it is to be a woman. more...

  • Feminist Perspectives on Criminal Lawby Lois Bibbings; Donald Nicolson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Criminal law has traditionally been taught and analysed as if the gender of criminals and their victims is irrelevant. It has also been taught and analysed as if criminal law doctrine has no connection with questions of criminalisation,crime detection, decisions to charge and prosecute, lawyers trial tactics, decisions as to guilt and sentencing policy... more...