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  • From the Closet to the Courtroomby Carlos A. Ball; Michael Bronski

    Beacon Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    The advancement of LGBT rights has occurred through struggles large and small-on the streets, around kitchen tables, and on the Web. Lawsuits have also played a vital role in propelling the movement forward, and behind every case is a human story: a landlord in New York seeks to evict a gay man from his home after his partner of ten years dies of AIDS;... more...

  • Leaving Women Behindby Kimberley A. Strassel; Celeste Colgan; John C. Goodman; Se n. Kay Bailey Hutchison

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 18.95

    Paternalistic federal laws and regulations thwart initiatives to grant women the same economic liberties as men. Why have federal institutions overseeing employment, employee benefits, childcare, taxation, health care, education, retirement, and social security adopted such a warped and antiquated perspective of traditional family life? And what can... more...

  • Gender and the Open Method of Coordinationby Samantha Velluti; Fiona Beveridge

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.06

    Containing contributions by some of the best known researchers in the field, this volume considers the intersection between the Open Method of Coordination (OMC), a relatively new mode of policy-making, and gender equality, a long-standing area of EU policy. It draws on a range of disciplinary perspectives to examine the effectiveness of the OMC as... more...

  • Blaming Mothersby Linda C. Fentiman

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    A gripping explanation of the biases that lead to the blaming of pregnant women and mothers.   Are mothers truly a danger to their children’s health? In 2004, a mentally disabled young woman in Utah was charged by prosecutors with murder after she declined to have a Caesarian section and subsequently delivered a stillborn child.  In 2010, a pregnant... more...

  • Gender and Justice in Family Law Disputesby Samia Bano

    Brandeis University Press 2017; US$ 39.99

    How mediation and religious dispute-resolution mechanisms operate within diverse communities more...

  • Hindu Women's Property Rights in Rural Indiaby Reena Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.88

    Hindu women in India have independent right of ownership to property under the Law of Succession (The Hindu Succession Act, 1956). However, during the last five decades of its operation not many women have exercised their rights under the enactment. This volume addresses the issue of Hindu peasant women's ability to effectuate the statutory rights... more...

  • Ich bestimme.by Käthi Zeugin

    Beobachter-Edition 2018; US$ 49.99

    Schritt für Schritt zu Ihren persönlichen Dokumenten: Dieses Dossier bietet Ihnen wichtige Hintergrundinformationen und die nötigen Anleitungen zum effektiven Verfassen Ihrer Vorsorgedokumente. Es hilft Ihnen dabei, zu überlegen, welche Themen Sie heute selbstbestimmt festlegen möchten, wofür Sie sich vertreten lassen oder was Sie bewusst gar nicht... more...

  • The Status of Women under Islamic Law and Modern Islamic Legislationby Jamal J. Nasir

    BRILL 2009; US$ 148.00

    This book is believed to be the first of its kind written by a renowned Muslim lawyer in the English language, and by an Arab author who is probably the leading authority writing in English in the subject of Islamic law (the Sharia), and modern Islamic legislation. There has long been a need for an objective study such as this dealing with the legal... more...

  • Citizenship, Alienage, and the Modern Constitutional Stateby Helen Irving

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 29.00

    This book tells the long-neglected story of women's marital denaturalization in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...

  • Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)justiceby Henry F. Fradella; Jennifer M. Sumner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 68.17

    Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)Justice covers a wide range of legal issues associated with sexuality, gender, reproduction, and identity. These are critical and sensitive issues that law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals need to understand. The book synthesizes the literature across a wide breadth of perspectives, exposing students... more...