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Gender & the Law

  • Women and Magna Cartaby Jocelynne A. Scutt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    On the eight-hundredth anniversary of the Magna Carta, Women and the Magna Carta investigates what the charter meant for women's rights and freedoms from an historical and legal perspective. more...

  • Gender Remadeby Sandra F. VanBurkleo

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 96.00

    Gender Remade examines the role that constitutional culture played in the transition from territory to statehood in the American West. more...

  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settingsby Anna Barrera

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access to justice. Development practitioners working in... more...

  • Getting Screwedby Alison Bass

    University Press of New England 2015; US$ 24.99

    Vivid narrative-driven account of how current U.S. laws against prostitution harm sex workers, clients, and society more...

  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacyby Janice Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture, society and communication. Privacy theory?s debt... 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...

  • Liberty and Sexualityby David J. Garrow

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 17.99

    Pulitzer Prize?winning author David J. Garrow?s stirring and essential history of the politics of abortion and America?s battle for the right to choose In 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, and more than forty years later the issue continues to spark controversy and divisiveness. But behind... more...

  • 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...

  • Advancing Gender Equalityby ILO

    ILO Publications 2015; US$ 10.00

    Great strides have been made towards gender equality over the last two decades. Nevertheless, deep gender disparities persist across the globe, surfacing in labour markets, as well as other realms. Compared to men, women continue to earn less, are more likely to partake in unpaid labour, and are more apt to be excluded from decent work and opportunities... more...

  • Women's Voices in Tudor Wills, 1485?1603by Dr Susan E. James

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    Contributing an original dimension to the significant body of published scholarship on women in 16th-century England, this study examines the largest corpus of women?s private writings available to historians: their wills. In these, female voices speak out, commenting on their daily lives, on identity, gender, status, familial relationships and social... more...