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Gender & the Law

  • Blaming Mothersby Linda C. Fentiman

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    A gripping explanation of the biases that lead to the blaming of pregnant women and mothers.   Are mothers truly a danger to their children?s health? In 2004, a mentally disabled young woman in Utah was charged by prosecutors with murder after she declined to have a Caesarian section and subsequently delivered a stillborn child.  In 2010, a pregnant... more...

  • Fragile Moralities and Dangerous Sexualitiesby Alana Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    In this book Alana Barton explores the social control and disciplining of unruly and 'deviant' women from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Her particular focus is the 'semi penal' institution, a category that includes refuges, reformatories and homes. She suggests that these occupy a unique position within the social control 'continuum',... more...

  • (Un)thinking Citizenshipby Amanda Gouws

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The study of citizenship in the context of South Africa implicitly challenges the rights-based democracy in South Africa, while literature regarding women and citizenship has greatly contributed to a new understanding of citizenship. Locally, many global processes are reproduced in the discourse of rights-claiming, issues of institutional representation,... more...

  • Gender Injusticeby Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Gender equality and the importance of the law in combating discrimination are issues explored by this insightful work. Gender Injustice allows readers a better understanding of the issue of inequality and aims to increase the likelihood of achieving gender justice in the future. It investigates equality in employment for men and women in terms of the... more...

  • Law Unlimitedby Margaret Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book engages with a traditional yet persistent question of legal theory ? what is law? However, instead of attempting to define and limit law, the aim of the book is to unlimit law, to take the idea of law beyond its conventionally accepted boundaries into the material and plural domains of an interconnected human and nonhuman world. Against... more...

  • 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...