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  • Special Issueby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 120.99

    This volume carefully examines the relationship between gender, equality, and power across an array of realms: sex, reproduction, pleasure, work, money. It identifies social, political, economic, developmental, and psychological and somatic forces, operating both internally and externally, that complicate the expression and constraint of power. more...

  • Children and the Lawby Katherine Hunt Federle

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 144.99

    Children and the Law is a unique coursebook that will revolutionize the way students learn and apply juvenile law. By incorporating the interdisciplinary topics necessary to understand the best practices in child law, author Katherine Federle has carefully selected a vast array of articles, studies, research, cases and statutes that allow students... more...

  • States of Passionby Yvonne Zylan

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 82.99

    In States of Passion: Law, Identity and the Social Construction of Desire , Professor Yvonne Zylan explores the role of legal discourse in shaping sexual experience, sexual expression, and sexual identity. The book focuses on three topics: anti-gay hate crime laws, same-sex sexual harassment, and same-sex marriage, examining how sexuality is socially... more...

  • Entextualizing Domestic Violenceby Jennifer Andrus

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 72.99

    This book explores how language ideologies circulated in the hearsay rule of the Anglo-American law of evidence create the potential to speak for and/or ignore the speech of victims of domestic violence, using discourse analysis to identify the particular mechanisms in case law and statute that do this work. more...

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibilityby Kate Fitz-Gibbon; Sandra Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions of gender, responsibility and justice are pivotal.... more...

  • Feminism, Law, and Religionby Marie Failinger; Elizabeth Schiltz; Susan J. Stabile

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 60.95

    With contributions from some of the most prominent voices writing on gender, law and religion today, this book illuminates some of the conflicts at the intersection of feminism, theology and law. It examines a range of themes from the viewpoint of identifiable traditions such as Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Buddhism, from a theoretical and practical... more...

  • Exploring Masculinitiesby Martha Albertson Fineman; Michael Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 60.95

    While masculinities theory has had much to say on relationships of subordination, few feminist legal scholars have examined the implications of masculinities theory for feminist legal theory. This volume investigates the ways in which emerging masculinities theory in law could inform feminist legal theory in particular and law in general. As many of... more...

  • Group Representation, Feminist Theory, and the Promise of Justiceby Angela D. Ledford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    There has been much important work done in the past two decades in America on issues of under representation based on social differences such as race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and age. While this scholarship has examined the ways in which women and racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities suffer disproportionately on measures of full citizenship,... more...

  • 'Innocent Women and Children'by R. Charli Carpenter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Examining the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians, R. Charli Carpenter examines how in practice belligerents, advocates and humanitarian players interpret civilian immunity so as to leave adult civilian men and older boys at grave risk in conflict zones. Providing a wealth of ground-breaking... more...

  • Gendering European Working Time Regimesby Ania Zbyszewska

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00

    Ania Zbyszewska's feminist, socio-legal approach to the European working time regime examines its gender dynamics and influence in the Polish working time reform. more...