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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
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...
- Temple University Press 2012; US$ 62.95
This book, the second of two volumes, examines the pressing issues that affect women?pornography, prostitution, battery, rape, pay equity, sexual harassment, motherhood, abortion, adoption, new reproductive technologies?and considers them through the lens of feminist legal theory. It features more than sixty articles by well-known legal scholars and... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 20.99
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 144.95
Ask No Questions provides an analysis of the issues relating to inequality at national and international levels for those suffering discrimination as a result of their sexual orientation. The work examines the primary role of legislation and its effect on court process, looking at the impact of NAFTA and the EU in an historical and compelling analysis... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 16.99
"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...
- 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...