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Gender & the law books

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Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud' Reframing the Legal & Ethical Debate by Alex Sharpe Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud' Reframing the Legal & Ethical Debate

This book is a legal and political intervention into a contemporary debate concerning the appropriateness of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young gender non-conforming people for so-called `gender identity fraud.' It comes down squarely against prosecution. To that end, it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

The Poverty of Privacy Rights by Khiara M. Bridges The Poverty of Privacy Rights

The Poverty of Privacy Rights makes a simple, controversial argument: Poor mothers in America have been deprived of the right to privacy. The U.S. Constitution is supposed to bestow rights equally. Yet the poor are subject to invasions of privacy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2017

The Poverty of Privacy Rights by Khiara M. Bridges The Poverty of Privacy Rights

The Poverty of Privacy Rights makes a simple, controversial argument: Poor mothers in America have been deprived of the right to privacy. The U.S. Constitution is supposed to bestow rights equally. Yet the poor are subject to invasions of privacy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2017

Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narratives Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries by Shampa Roy Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narratives Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Violence Against Women in Legally Plural Settings Experiences and Lessons from the Andes by Anna Barrera Violence Against Women in Legally Plural Settings Experiences and Lessons from the Andes

This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2017

Homosexuality in the Jurisprudence of the Supreme Court of India by Yeshwant Naik Homosexuality in the Jurisprudence of the Supreme Court of India

The book analyses the Indian Supreme Court's jurisprudence on homosexuality, its current approach and how its position has evolved in the past ten years. It critically analyses the Court's landmark judgments and its perception of equality, family, marriage and human...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

Regulating Sex After Aids Queer Risks and Contagion Politics by Neil (University of Manchester, England) Cobb Regulating Sex After Aids Queer Risks and Contagion Politics
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This book sheds new light on the complex relationship between criminal liability, sexuality and public health in the era of Aids. It analyses, in particular, the role of public health arguments, and the language of `sexual rights', in legal struggles...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2017

The Balance Gap Working Mothers and the Limits of the Law by Sarah Cote Hampson The Balance Gap Working Mothers and the Limits of the Law

In recent decades, laws and workplace policies have emerged that seek to address the balance between work and family. Millions of women in the U.S. take some time off when they give birth or adopt a child, making use of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

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Feminist Judgments of Aotearoa New Zealand Te Rino: A Two-Stranded Rope by Elisabeth McDonald Feminist Judgments of Aotearoa New Zealand Te Rino: A Two-Stranded Rope

This edited collection asks how key New Zealand judgments might read if they were written by a feminist judge. Feminist judging is an emerging critical legal approach that works within the confines of common law legal method to challenge the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Thriving in an All-Boys Club Female Police and Their Fight for Equality by Cara Rabe-Hemp Thriving in an All-Boys Club Female Police and Their Fight for Equality

Though women changed their police role throughout history, sexual harassment and gender-bias is still evident in this male-dominated field. Cara Rabe-Hemp shows that despite the struggles that women face in the all-boys club of policing, not only do women survive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/01/2018

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The Balance Gap Working Mothers and the Limits of the Law by Sarah Cote Hampson The Balance Gap Working Mothers and the Limits of the Law

In recent decades, laws and workplace policies have emerged that seek to address the balance between work and family. Millions of women in the U.S. take some time off when they give birth or adopt a child, making use of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

About Abortion Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America by Carol Sanger About Abortion Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America

New medical technologies, women's willingness to talk online and off, and tighter judicial reins on state legislatures are shaking up the practice of abortion. As talk becomes more transparent, Carol Sanger writes, women's decisions about whether to become mothers will...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

Blaming Mothers American Law and the Risks to Children's Health by Linda C. Fentiman Blaming Mothers American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2017

Women, Law and Culture Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict by Jocelynne A. Scutt Women, Law and Culture Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict

This book explores cultural constructs, societal demands and political and philosophical underpinnings that position women in the world. It illustrates the way culture controls women's place in the world and how cultural constraints are not limited to any one culture,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/02/2017

Northern / Irish Feminist Judgments Judges' Troubles and the Gendered Politics of Identity by Mairead Enright Northern / Irish Feminist Judgments Judges' Troubles and the Gendered Politics of Identity

The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project inaugurates a fresh dialogue on gender, legal judgment, judicial power and national identity in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Through a process of judicial re-imagining, the project takes account of the peculiarly Northern/Irish concerns in shaping...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017

Feminist Perspectives on Contract Law by Linda (London School of Economics and Political Science UK) Mulcahy Feminist Perspectives on Contract Law

The law of contract is ripe for feminist analysis. Despite increasing calls for the re-conceptualisation of neo-classical ways of thinking, feminist perspectives on contract tend to be marginalised in mainstream textbooks. This edited collection questions the assumptions made in such...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/01/2017

Women and Law in India by Flavia Agnes, Sudhir Chandra, Monmayee Basu Women and Law in India
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This omnibus brings together three significant works on Gender equality which comprehensively analyse key issues including women's rights, social justice, and empowerment. Together, the Books span Legal change in India over two centuries when women's rights were negotiated, rewritten and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2016

Group Representation, Feminist Theory, and the Promise of Justice by Angela D Ledford Group Representation, Feminist Theory, and the Promise of Justice

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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2016

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