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Gender & the Law

  • Masculinity at Workby Ann C. McGinley

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 41.65

    In late October 2013, the Miami Dolphins? player Jonathan Martin walked out on his team and checked into a mental health institution. The original story implied that Martin could not take the professional pressure. Within days, the story changed. News sources reported that Martin?s teammates had repeatedly bullied him and as a result, the twenty-four... more...

  • 'Innocent Women and Children'by R. Charli Carpenter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Examining the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians, R. Charli Carpenter examines how in practice belligerents, advocates and humanitarian players interpret civilian immunity so as to leave adult civilian men and older boys at grave risk in conflict zones. Providing a wealth of ground-breaking... 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...

  • Pistols and Petticoatsby Erika Janik

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years In 1910, Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore no uniform, carried no weapon, and kept her badge stuffed in her pocketbook. She wasn?t the first or only policewoman, but she became the... more...

  • Gender and the Open Method of Coordinationby Samantha Velluti; Fiona Beveridge

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Containing contributions by some of the best known researchers in the field, this volume considers the intersection between the Open Method of Coordination (OMC), a relatively new mode of policy-making, and gender equality, a long-standing area of EU policy. It draws on a range of disciplinary perspectives to examine the effectiveness of the OMC as... more...

  • Making It Legalby Frederick Hertz; Emily

    NOLO 2016; US$ 29.99

    There is nothing else like it on the market. It is the most up to date and complete guide to same-sex relationships that exists. more...

  • Feminism, Law, and Religionby Elizabeth R. Schiltz; Marie A. Failinger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    With contributions from some of the most prominent voices writing on gender, law and religion today, this book illuminates some of the conflicts at the intersection of feminism, theology and law. It examines a range of themes from the viewpoint of identifiable traditions such as Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Buddhism, from a theoretical and practical... more...

  • Exploring Masculinitiesby Martha Albertson Fineman; Michael Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    While masculinities theory has had much to say on relationships of subordination, few feminist legal scholars have examined the implications of masculinities theory for feminist legal theory. This volume investigates the ways in which emerging masculinities theory in law could inform feminist legal theory in particular and law in general. As many of... more...

  • Group Representation, Feminist Theory, and the Promise of Justiceby Angela D. Ledford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    There has been much important work done in the past two decades in America on issues of under representation based on social differences such as race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and age. While this scholarship has examined the ways in which women and racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities suffer disproportionately on measures of full citizenship,... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 73.99

    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...