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  1. Gender and Justice

    Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter

    By Sally J. Kenney

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Intended for use in courses on law and society, as well as courses in women’s and gender studies, women and politics, and women and the law, this book explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sex, Culpability and the Defence of Provocation

    By Danielle Tyson

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The partial defence of provocation is one of the most controversial doctrines within the criminal law. It has now been abolished in a number of international jurisdictions. Addressing the trajectory of debates about reform of the provocation defence across different jurisdictions, Sex, Culpability...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Gender, Sexualities and Law

    Edited by Jackie Jones, Anna Grear, Rachel Anne Fenton, Kim Stevenson

    Bringing together an international range of academics, Gender, Sexualities and Law provides a comprehensive interrogation of the range of contemporary issues – both topical and controversial – raised by the gendered character of law, legal discourse and institutions. The gendering of law,...

    Published April 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Regulating Sexuality

    Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives

    By Rosie Harding

    Series: Social Justice

    Winner of the 2011 SLSA-Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize Regulating Sexuality: Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives explores the impact that recent seismic shifts in the legal landscape have had for lesbians and gay men. The last decade has been a time of extensive change in the legal regulation...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Sex, Crime and Morality

    By Sharon Hayes, Belinda Carpenter, Angela Dwyer

    Over the last few decades, there has been a marked increase in media and debate surrounding a specific group of offences in modern Democratic nations which bear the brunt of the label ‘crimes against morality’. Included within this group are offences related to prostitution and pornography,...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Willan

  6. Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire

    Edited by Robert Leckey, Kim Brooks

    Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire uses queer theory to examine the complex interactions of law, culture, and empire. Building on recent work on empire, and taking contextual, socio-legal, comparative, and interdisciplinary approaches, it studies how activists and scholars engaged in queer theory...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Rape Law

    International and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Clare McGlynn, Vanessa E. Munro

    Rethinking Rape Law provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of contemporary rape laws, across a range of jurisdictions. In a context in which there has been considerable legal reform of sexual offences, Rethinking Rape Law engages with developments spanning national, regional and...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Rights, Gender and Family Law

    Edited by Julie Wallbank, Shazia Choudhry, Jonathan Herring

    There has been a widespread resurgence of rights talk in social and legal discourses pertaining to the regulation of family life, as well as an increase in the use of rights in family law cases, in the UK, the US, Canada and Australia. Rights, Gender and Family Law addresses the implications of...

    Published August 26th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Transcending the Boundaries of Law

    Generations of Feminism and Legal Theory

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman

    Transcending the Boundaries of Law is a ground-breaking collection that will be central to future developments in feminist and related critical theories about law. In its pages three generations of feminist legal theorists engage with what have become key feminist themes, including equality,...

    Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Women at the Margins

    Neglect, Punishment, and Resistance

    By J Dianne Garner, Rosemary Sarri, Josefina Figueira-Mcdonough

    A compelling look at the crisis of disadvantaged women This powerful document takes a sobering look at the phenomenon of marginalized women pushed to the edges of society, holding on with the barest of hope and extraordinary bravery. Handicapped by the increasing societal inequality they face as...

    Published May 27th 2002 by Routledge