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  • Gender Injusticeby Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Gender equality and the importance of the law in combating discrimination are issues explored by this insightful work. Gender Injustice allows readers a better understanding of the issue of inequality and aims to increase the likelihood of achieving gender justice in the future. It investigates equality in employment for men and women in terms of the... more...

  • Humanity, Freedom and Feminismby Jill Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    While some feminists seek to use ideas of the 'universal human subject' to include women, others argue that such ideas are intrinsically masculine and exclude the feminine. This book analyzes and critiques 'second wave' feminists who discuss how philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle, Descartes, Hobbes and Kant regard human beings and their capacities.... more...

  • Gross Misbehavior and Wickednessby Jean Elson

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    The bitter and public court battle waged between Nina and James Walker of Newport, Rhode Island from 1909 to 1916 created a sensation throughout the nation with lurid accounts of—and gossip about—their marital troubles. The ordeal of this high-society couple, who wed as much for status as for love, is one of the prime examples of the growing trend... more...

  • Constitutions and Genderby Helen Irving

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Constitutions and gender is a new and exciting field, attracting scholarly attention and influencing practice around the world. This timely handbook features contributions from leading pioneers and younger scholars, applying a gendered lens to constitution-making and design, constitutional practice and citizenship, and constitutional challenges to... more...

  • Gender and Justiceby Ngaire Naffine

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The leading articles on gender and justice within Anglo-American legal theory are assembled in this volume. The essays are drawn primarily from the writings of lawyers working in the common law tradition and they mainly examine the justice of legal institutions. Due to the close kinship between political and legal theories of justice, the book also... more...

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rightsby Ronagh McQuigg

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by 22 states. This Convention constitutes a crucial development... more...

  • Eve was Shamedby Helena Kennedy

    Random House 2018; US$ 28.19

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  • Women and Political Representation in Canadaby Manon Tremblay; Caroline Andrew

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.44

    This collection of essays explores the often antagonistic relationship between women and political life in Canada. While women make up little over half of the total population in Canada, they are in many ways conspicuous by their absence from the Canadian political scene. more...

  • Gender, Law and Justice in a Global Marketby Ann Stewart

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    Considers how law interacts with economic and social processes to create global gender injustices. more...

  • Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rightsby Ellen Carol DuBois

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 27.00

    In recent decades, the woman suffrage movement has taken on new significance for women's history. Ellen Carol DuBois has been a central figure in spurring renewed interest in woman suffrage and in realigning the debates which surround it. This volume gathers DuBois' most influential articles on woman suffrage and includes two new essays. The collection... more...