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  • A Critical Analysis of the Efficacy of Law as a Tool to Achieve Gender Equalityby Natalie Persadie

    UPA 2012; US$ 84.50

    In this book, Natalie Persadie explains that, among developing countries, the achievement of legal advances for women—at either the international or national levels—is particularly difficult where practical measures are not subsequently implemented. She examines the need for financial and human resources to make such legal measures effective. ... more...

  • Rechtsfragen im Alltagby Dominique Strebel; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Karin Negele; Krisztina Faller; Käthi Zeugin; Bruno Bolliger

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 37.99

    Endlich lassen sich auch rechtliche Aspekte unseres vielseitigen Alltags klipp und klar erfassen: Der grosse Schweizer Rechtsratgeber leistet hierbei kompetente und kompakte Hilfe. Das Beobachter-Nachschlagewerk stützt sich auf den Erfahrungsschatz der Beobachter-Praxisexperten. Aktualisiert und vollständig überarbeitet, stellt "Rechtsfragen im Alltag"... more...

  • Law, Religion and Homosexualityby Paul Johnson; Robert Vanderbeck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official interventions made by faith communities and organizations,... more...

  • Sexuality and Human Rightsby Phillip Tahmindjis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Finallya comparative overview of sexuality and human rights issues and law! Human rights issues exist globally, particularly when they have to do with sexuality. Sexuality and Human Rights: A Global Overview focuses on the controversial issues of human sexuality and the legal challenges that LGBT individuals face. Internationally recognized legal... more...

  • Getting Screwedby Alison Bass

    University Press of New England 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.24

    Vivid narrative-driven account of how current U.S. laws against prostitution harm sex workers, clients, and society more...

  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacyby Janice Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture, society and communication. Privacy theory’s debt... more...

  • Advancing Gender Equalityby ILO

    ILO Publications 2015; US$ 10.00

    Great strides have been made towards gender equality over the last two decades. Nevertheless, deep gender disparities persist across the globe, surfacing in labour markets, as well as other realms. Compared to men, women continue to earn less, are more likely to partake in unpaid labour, and are more apt to be excluded from decent work and opportunities... more...

  • White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960by Lisa Lindquist Dorr

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    For decades, historians have primarily analyzed charges of black-on-white rape in the South through accounts of lynching or manifestly unfair trial proceedings, suggesting that white southerners invariably responded with extralegal violence and sham trials when white women accused black men of assault. Lisa Lindquist Dorr challenges this view with... more...

  • On the Frontlinesby Fionnuala N? Aol?in; Dina Francesca Haynes; Naomi Cahn

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 32.99

    Today, in a variety of post-conflict settings international advocates for women's rights have focused bringing issues of sexual violence, discrimination and exclusion into peace-making processes. In On the Frontlines, Fionnuala N? Aol?in, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn consider such policies in a range of cases and assess the extent to which... more...

  • Abortion Under Apartheidby Susanne M. Klausen

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 57.99

    Abortion Under Apartheid examines the criminalization of abortion in South Africa during apartheid (1948-1990) and its impact on women of all "races" determined to terminate unwanted pregnancies. It also traces the emergence of a movement for abortion law reform and the 1975 passage of South Africa's first statutory law on abortion. more...