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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.97
Bringing together an international range of academics, Gender, Sexualities and Law provides a comprehensive interrogation of the range of issues - both topical and controversial - raised by the gendered character of law and legal discourse. 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 2013; US$ 69.95
The law is one of the primary means through which sexuality is constructed, monitored and controlled. In this much needed book, Carl Stychin provides a critical examination of the relationship between law and sexual orientation in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The author exposes the connection between the law and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
Masculinity, Law and Family examines the construction of masculinity in a variety of areas of law pertaining to the family. Throughout, Richard Collier integrates recent theoretical developments in legal studies with a social theory of gender, the family and the social construction of masculinity. After an overview of theoretical positions and a critique... 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...
- 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...
- Brandeis University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
An interdisciplinary anthology on the intersections of gender, Islam, and law more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Women's Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalising Age explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for womens human rights, especially over the past three decades. It identifies the main feminist influences that have shaped the movement liberal, radical, third world and cosmopolitan and exposes how the Western,... 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...