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Forthcoming Books

  1. Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities

    Latin American and African Perspectives

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History

    Edited by Sara Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This volume brings historical analysis to bear on the issue of gender and the law, covering themes ranging from gender in the legal profession, family law, and the intersections of law, politics, and public policy, to provide a comprehensive overview of European women's legal history and...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    By Janice Richardson

    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...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Queer Criminology

    By Carrie L. Buist, Emily Lenning

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    In this book, Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning reflect on the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational research and scholarship in this emerging field, and offer suggestions for the future. Covering topics such as the criminalization of queerness; the policing of Queer communities;...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

    Since 2000, five female chief justices have been appointed in Africa, in countries as diverse as Ghana, Nigeria, Gambia, Malawi and Zambia. Each of these appointments was a ‘first’ in terms of the gender of the chief justice. At the same time, women are being appointed in record numbers as...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Jurisprudence of Pregnancy

    Concepts of Conflict, Persons and Property

    By Mary Neal

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    This book takes a critical conceptual approach to the jurisprudence of pregnancy, examining how the three concepts of conflict, personhood and property are key to the legal analysis and decision-making surrounding pregnancy. The book begins by questioning the ‘conflict model’ which is often...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Violence, and Law

    By Melanie Randall

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    The law has been the major site of advocacy, reform efforts and social change in relation to a variety of complex social problems. Gendered violence is one of them. After nearly three decades of advocacy and law reform, what can we understand about current legal responses to, and engagement with,...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Subversive Property

    Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging

    By Sarah Keenan

    Series: Social Justice

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity, and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Moreover, Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge