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Gender & the Law

  • 'Innocent Women and Children'by Dr R Charli Carpenter; Professor Pauline Gardiner Barber; Professor Marianne H Marchand; Professor Jane Parpart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...

  • Abortion in Judaismby Daniel Schiff

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    A unique Jewish legal history of abortion from earliest biblical references to the present day. more...

  • After Legal Equalityby Robert Leckey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense that law reforms driven by equality call for fresh lines... more...

  • Anarchism & Sexualityby Jamie Heckert; Richard Cleminson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 46.99

    Anarchism & Sexuality aims to bring the rich and diverse traditions of anarchist thought and practice into contact with contemporary questions about the politics and lived experience of sexuality. Both in style and in content, it is conceived as a book that aims to question, subvert and overflow authoritarian divisions between the personal and political;... more...

  • Armed and Dangerousby Gina Gallo

    Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 23.99 US$ 19.19

    The critically acclaimed memoirs of one female police officer's sixteen-year odyssey, beginning with day one at the Police Academy and spanning assignments on Chicago's West Side, one of the most dangerous areas in the city. The notorious cops' code of silence is broken as the author recounts incidents in the West Side projects: shoot-outs, ambushes,... more...

  • Ask No Questionsby Dr Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Ask No Questions provides readers with a better understanding of Sexual Orientation Discrimination as an increasingly important area of law around the world. It aims to increase the likelihood of achieving equality at national and international levels through a focus on the impact of primary role legislation on the court process, and a discussion... more...

  • Atlas of Gender and Developmentby OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 74.00

    Illustrated with graphics and maps, the Atlas of Gender and Development gives readers a unique insight into the impact of social institutions − traditions, social norms and cultural practices − on gender equality in 124 non-OECD countries. Gender inequality holds back not just women but the economic and social development of entire societies.... more...

  • The Beauty Biasby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 12.99

    "It hurts to be beautiful" has been a cliche for centuries. What has been far less appreciated is how much it hurts not to be beautiful. The Beauty Bias explores our cultural preoccupation with attractiveness, the costs it imposes, and the responses it demands. Beauty may be only skin deep, but the damages associated with its absence go much... more...

  • Beyond Comparisonby Timothy Macklem

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    This work focuses on discrimination in terms of what it is to be a woman. more...

  • Bound by Our Constitution: Women, Workers, and the Minimum Wageby Vivien Hart

    Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 35.50

    What difference does a written constitution make to public policy? How have women workers fared in a nation bound by constitutional principles, compared with those not covered by formal, written guarantees of fair procedure or equitable outcome? To investigate these questions, Vivien Hart traces the evolution of minimum wage policies in the United... more...