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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
Bringing together an international range of academics, Gender, Sexualities and Law provides a comprehensive interrogation of the range of contemporary issues ? both topical and controversial ? raised by the gendered character of law, legal discourse and institutions. The gendering of law, persons and the legal profession, along with the gender bias... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 38.99
Life Before Birth provides a coherent framework for addressing bioethical issues in which the moral status of embryos and fetuses is relevant. It is based on the "interest view" which ascribes moral standing to beings with interests, and connects the possession of interests with the capacity for conscious awareness or sentience. The theoretical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
There has been much debate about mental health law reform and mental capacity legislation in recent years with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also having a major impact on thinking about the issue. This edited volume explores the concept of ?coercive care? in relation to individuals such as those with severe mental illnesses,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
An incisive exploration of representations in law of male sexuality, authority, paternity and men's violence in the family. This book is of central importance to our understanding of the social and political dimension of masculinity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 34.95
The discrimination and inequitable treatment of women within international criminal justice systems is the focus of this timely and insightful text. Clearly illustrated within the nine chapters of the book, women, as a class, have been excluded from parti more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 151.20
If a pregnant woman refuses medical treatment needed by the fetus - for instance for religious reasons - or conducts some aspect of her life in a way which risks fetal harm, there may arise an instance of 'maternal-fetal conflict'. This is an unfortunate term, since pregant women are generally renowned for their self-sacrificing behaviour, but it may... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 189.00
The fundamental idea of 'law and ageing' as a discrete category of legal principle and theory is controversial. This book presents a collection of different theoretical frameworks to the field of law and ageing. It describes the diverse and theoretical landscape of this field. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 91.80
The concept of equality has been a key animating principle of modern feminism, and has been highly productive for feminist legal thought and feminist politics concerning law. Today however, given the failure to achieve material and psychic equality for wo more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 35.00
Among the many important tools feminist legal theorists have given scholars is that of anti-essentialism: all women are not created equal, and privilege varies greatly by circumstances,particularly that of race and class. Yet at the same time, feminist legal theory tends to view men through an essentialist lens, in which men are created equal. The... more...