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  • Regulating Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosisby Sheila A.M. McLean; Sarah Elliston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other more controversial uses have arisen such as HLA typing... more...

  • Masculinity, Law and Familyby Richard Collier

    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...

  • Theories on Law and Ageingby Israel Doron

    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...

  • The Man Questionby Nancy E. Dowd

    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...

  • Mental Health and Human Rightsby Michael Dudley; Derrick Silove; Fran Gale

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 61.42

    Mental disorders are ubiquitous, profoundly disabling and people suffering from them frequently endure the worst conditions of life.In recent decades both mental health and human rights have emerged as areas of practice, inquiry, national policy-making and shared international concern. Human-rights monitoring and reporting are core features of public... more...

  • At the Boundaries of Law (RLE Feminist Theory)by Martha Albertson Fineman; Nancy Sweet Thomadsen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Feminists have recently begun to challenge the powerful influence of the law on the social and cultural construction of women?s roles, identities, and rights. At the Boundaries of Law is a timely and path-breaking work that provides a series of non-technical, interdisciplinary explorations into the nature and effects of legal regulation on women?s... more...

  • Challenges to the Human Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilitiesby Dorothy Griffiths; Frances Owen; Orville Endicott; Barbara Vyrostko; Carol Sales

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 55.95

    This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of human rights and the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. It combines historical, psychological, philosophical, social, educational, medical and legal perspectives to form a unique and insightful account of the subject. more...

  • Rethinking Equality Projects in Lawby Rosemary Hunter

    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...

  • Choice and Consentby Rosemary Hunter; Sharon Cowan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This current and timely volume presents new thinking and new directions in feminist legal scholarship. Rethinking key concepts in legal feminism, Cowan and Hunter provide a unique examination of key socio-legal concepts in law, jurisprudence and legal and political theory. Written by an international cast of contributors, offering different cultural... more...

  • Gender, Sexualities and Lawby Jackie Jones; Anna Grear; Rachel Anne Fenton; Kim Stevenson

    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...