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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 2014 by Routledge

  2. Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA) and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2014 (MSSCA) are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Public Sex and the Law

    Silent Desire

    By Chris Ashford

    Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire examines the current legal status and regulation of public sex. Legal reform of sexuality appears to have focused upon the lesbian, gay and bisexual communities. But whilst ‘gay’ sexual acts and identities have seen a raft of legal reform and international...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Violence against Women

    Criminological perspectives on men’s violences

    By Nicole Westmarland

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men’s violences against women – perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Series: Social Justice

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority

    The 'Trials' of Same-Sex Desire

    By Aleardo Zanghellini

    Series: Social Justice

    While there is no shortage of studies addressing the state’s regulation of the sexual, research into the ways in which the sexual governs the state and its attributes is still in its infancy. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues that there are good reasons to suppose that our...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

    From 2007 to 2013, four female chief justices were appointed in Africa, in countries as diverse as Ghana, Nigeria, Gambia, and Malawi. 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 magistrates,...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Freedom, Autonomy and Privacy

    Legal Personhood

    By Janice Richardson

    Legal Personhood draws upon contemporary feminist philosophy in order to consider the meaning of legal personhood, its relationship to human freedom and autonomy and its connection to what is classified as public and private. Contemporary feminist philosophy has much to say about the ways in which...

    To Be Published August 29th 2015 by Routledge