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  • Subversive Propertyby Sarah Keenan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and belonging, rather than exclusion. Drawing on feminist and critical... more...

  • New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman Worldby Paul J. du Plessis

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 38.99

    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 Roman law is not merely seen as a set of abstract concepts devoid of any background, but as a body of law which operated in... more...

  • The Politics of Gay Marriage in Latin Americaby Jordi Díez

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 38.00

    Díez explores how and why Latin America has become a leader among nations in the passage of gay marriage legislation. more...

  • Queer Voices in Post-War Scotlandby Jeffrey Meek

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book examines the experiences of gay and bisexual men who lived in Scotland during an era when all homosexual acts were illegal, tracing the historical relationship between Scottish society, the state and its male homosexual population using a combination of oral history and extensive archival research. more...

  • Social Movements in Egypt and Iranby Tara Povey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book analyses the reform movement in Iran and the Egyptian opposition movement since the early 1990s in their historical contexts. It argues that the contemporary movements seen on the streets of the regions today represent the culmination of over twenty years of mobilisation by social movements. more...

  • Social Movements in Egypt and Iranby Tara Povey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book analyses the reform movement in Iran and the Egyptian opposition movement since the early 1990s in their historical contexts. It argues that the contemporary movements seen on the streets of the regions today represent the culmination of over twenty years of mobilisation by social movements. more...

  • Brauchen wir ein drittes Geschlecht?by Tobias Helms

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 28.00

    In 2013, § 22, para. 3 of the Civil Status Act (PStG) made clear that the civil status of intersexual persons could be entered in birth records without an indication of gender affiliation. However, German family law is still based on a binary gender hierarchy. The lecture examines whether a third sex should be recognized or if instead,... more...

  • Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?by Susan Moller Okin; Joshua Cohen; Matthew Howard; Martha C. Nussbaum

    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...

  • Straightforwardby Ian Ayres; Jennifer Gerarda Brown

    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... more...

  • Gender And Crime In Modern Europeby Meg Arnot; Cornelie Usborne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. taking a gendered approach, criminal prosecution and punishment are discussed in relation to the victims and perpretrators. This volume investigates various representations of femininity... more...