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Socio-Legal Studies - Gender & Sexuality

  1. 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

  2. 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 March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sex Trafficking

    A Private Law Response

    By Tsachi Keren-Paz

    Sex Trafficking: A Private Law Response examines existing and potential causes of action against sex traffickers, clients and the state and argues for fair and effective private law remedies. Combining a theoretical inquiry about the borders of liability in torts and restitution with a political...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sex Trafficking

    A Private Law Response

    By Tsachi Keren-Paz

    Sex Trafficking: A Private Law Response examines existing and potential causes of action against sex traffickers, clients and the state and argues for fair and effective private law remedies. Combining a theoretical inquiry about the borders of liability in torts and restitution with a political...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Women, Judging and the Judiciary

    From Difference to Diversity

    By Erika Rackley

    Awarded the 2013 Birks Book Prize by the Society of Legal Scholars, Women, Judging and the Judiciary expertly examines debates about gender representation in the judiciary and the importance of judicial diversity. It offers a fresh look at the role of the (woman) judge and the process of judging...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Regulating the International Movement of Women

    From Protection to Control

    Edited by Sharron FitzGerald

    The question of how to conceptualize the relationships between governments and the everyday lives of women has long been the focus of attention among feminists. Feminist scholarship critiques women?s lives, experiences and gender inequality in a variety of contexts. In this age of increased...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 February 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 10th 2010 by Routledge

  11. Choice and Consent

    Feminist Engagements with Law and Subjectivity

    Edited by Rosemary Hunter, Sharon Cowan

    This current and timely volume presents new thinking and new directions in feminist legal scholarship. Rethinking key concepts in legal feminism, Cowan and Hunter provide a unique examination of key socio-legal concepts in law, jurisprudence and legal and political theory. Written by an...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  12. Sexuality and the Law

    Feminist Engagements

    Edited by Vanessa Munro, Carl Stychin

    ‘Rediscovering’ the peculiarity of feminist perspectives, rather than examining the broader range of gender-oriented analyses, in the area of legal regulation and sexuality, this edited collection avoids the ‘reductionist' and 'essentialist' shortcomings of ‘feminism unmodified’. With a substantial...

    Published March 28th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish