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Gender & the Law

  • Women's Social and Legal Issues in African Current Affairsby Victoria M. Time; Timothy Austin

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book discusses the causes of women's marginalization in Africa, addressing issues such as time poverty, lack of education, poor governance, human trafficking, and cultural practices such as early marriages and bride price. It provides recommendations on policies and initiatives that would elevate women?s livelihood and societal standing in African... more...

  • Islam and Women's Incomeby Farah Deeba Chowdhury

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the interrelationship between law, culture, patriarchy and religion in the context of contemporary Bangladesh. It explores the role of Islam in society and politics generally, and its influence on gender equality in particular. The work focuses on the situation of married women. Taking a socio-legal approach, it analyses the changing... more...

  • Privatization, Vulnerability, and Social Responsibilityby Martha Albertson Fineman; Titti Mattsson; Ulrika Andersson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.00

    Taking a cross-cultural perspective, this book explores how privatization and globalization impact contemporary feminist and social justice approaches to public responsibility. Feminist legal theorists have long problematized divisions between the private and the political, an issue with growing importance in a time when the welfare state is under... more...

  • Islamic Feminismsby Roja Fazaeli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the contentious topic of women?s rights in Muslim-majority countries, with a specific focus on Iran and the Iranian women?s movement from 1906 to the present. The work contextualizes the authorial self through the use of personal narrative and interviews. A new critique of Islamic law is produced through an in-depth study of the... more...

  • Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples, Aby Frederick Hertz; Emily Doskow

    NOLO 2016; US$ 34.99

    This book is for LGBT couples who want to know how to legally define and protect their relationships, especially those who are not quite ready to get married, or who are in a civil union or domestic partnership. more...

  • The Battered Woman Syndrome, Fourth Editionby EdD Lenore E. A. Walker

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 79.99

    With its focus on the connection between health and mental health symptoms, this seminal, groundbreaking work continues to forge new directions in the field of domestic violence. Describing a condition that is the basis for the battered woman defense--cited in cases of physically and psychologically abused women who have killed their abusers--it continues... more...

  • Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforceby Susan Bisom-Rapp; Malcolm Sargeant

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Critically examines discrimination and disadvantage suffered by women at work and focuses on the inadequacies of the current law. more...

  • Women and Leadershipby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.99

    Women and Leadership explores the causes and consequences of the underrepresentation of women in America's leadership roles. Drawing on comprehensive research and a survey of prominent women leaders, Rhode describes the reasons for gender inequity in leadership and identifies compelling solutions. Women and Leadership is essential reading for... more...

  • Women and Leadershipby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.99

    Women and Leadership explores the causes and consequences of the underrepresentation of women in America's leadership roles. Drawing on comprehensive research and a survey of prominent women leaders, Rhode describes the reasons for gender inequity in leadership and identifies compelling solutions. Women and Leadership is essential reading for... more...

  • Twisting Title IXby Robert L. Shibley

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 5.99

    This is the story of how Title IX, a 1972 law intended to ban sex discrimination in education, became a monster that both the federal government and many college administrators treat as though it supersedes both the U.S. Constitution and hundreds of years of common law. It's a story about the victims of this lawmen and women bothand of the unaccountable... more...