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  • Women and Propertyby Amy Louise Erickson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    This ground-breaking book reveals the economic reality of ordinary women between the late 16th and early 18th centuries. Drawing on little-known sources, Amy Louise Erickson reconstructs day-to-day lives, showing how women owned, managed and inherited property on a scale previously unrecognised. Her complex and fascinating research, which contrasts... more...

  • Homosexuality, Law and Resistanceby Derek McGhee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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

    Why are we so reluctant to believe that women can mean to kill? 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. Morrissey argues that by denying the possibility... 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

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Introduction to Feminist Jurisprudenceby Hilaire Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    "First Published in 1998, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company." more...

  • Sourcebook on Feminist Jurisprudenceby Hilaire Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 148.95

    This book is a comprehensive analysis of the relationship between feminist theories and the law, and the way in which developments of the former have affected, and been affected by, the latter. The book takes as its starting point a study of women and culture on an international level, which demonstrates how religious and cultural influences have... more...

  • The Law and Economics of Marriage and Divorceby Antony W. Dnes; Robert Rowthorn

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 46.00

    A discussion of family law from an economic perspective, considering the importance of 'incentives'. more...

  • The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the Lawby Andrea Barnes

    Wiley 2005; US$ 65.00

    The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the Law is a groundbreaking book that presents legal and psychological perspectives on how society has responded to the most vital (and often controversial) contemporary women's issues. The Handbook covers such important topics as abortion, rape, domestic violence, sexual harassment, employment discrimination,... more...

  • Hard Bargainsby Linda Hirshman

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 39.99

    Men and women have always bargained for sex. In Hard Bargains, philosopher-lawyer Linda Hirshman and legal historian Jane Larson provide the first complete analysis of power in heterosexual relationships, combining an eye-opening legal history of sexual regualtion with thought-provoking predictions of what the future might bring. more...