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Gender & the Law

  • Down Girlby Kate Manne

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    Down Girl is a broad, original, and far ranging analysis of what misogyny really is, how it works, its purpose, and how to fight it. The philosopher Kate Manne argues that modern society's failure to recognize women's full humanity and autonomy is not actually the problem. She argues instead that it is women's manifestations of human capacities... 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...

  • Internet Sex Workby Teela Sanders; Jane Scoular; Rosie Campbell; Jane Pitcher; Stewart Cunningham

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.68

    This book takes readers behind the screen to uncover how digital technologies have affected the UK sex industry. The authors use extensive new datasets to explore the working practices, safety and regulation of the sex industry, for female, male and trans sex workers primarily working in the UK. Insights are given as to how sex workers use the internet... more...

  • Gender and Justiceby Ngaire Naffine

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 325.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narrativesby Shampa Roy

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 117.87

    This book examines diverse literary writings in Bangla related to crime in late nineteenth and early twentieth century colonial Bengal, with a timely focus on gender. It analyses crime-centred fiction and non-fiction in the region to see how actual or imagined crimes related to women were shaped and fashioned into images and narratives for contemporary... 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender, Psychology, and Justiceby Corinne C. Datchi; Julie R. Ancis

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    Reveals how gender intersects with race, class, and sexual orientation in ways that impact the legal status and well-being of women and girls in the justice system.   Women and girls’ contact with the justice system is often influenced by gender-related assumptions and stereotypes. The justice practices of the past 40 years have been largely based... more...