Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender and the Law

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness book cover

    Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness

    By John M. Kang

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. has been, and continues to be, praised as America’s greatest judge and he is widely considered to have done more than anyone else to breathe life into the Constitution’s right of free speech, probably the most crucial right for democracy. One indeed finds among professors…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Title IX: The Thirty-Seven Words that Changed America book cover

    Title IX

    The Thirty-Seven Words that Changed America

    By Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, William Thro

    This book examines the passage and impact of Title IX up to the present day. The 1972 law requiring gender equity in educational programs receiving federal funding has had a transformative effect on American education. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and William Thro evaluate the ways in which the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leslie Hume

    First published in 1981, this book traces the history of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) from 1897-1914. Whereas most historians have focused on the more militant aspect of the struggle for female enfranchisement, embodied by the Women’s Political and Social Union (WPSU),…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge

  • Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy: Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India book cover

    Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy

    Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India

    Edited by Melvil Pereira, Bitopi Dutta, Binita Kakati

    This book offers a multifaceted look at Northeast India and the customs and traditions that underpin its legal framework. The book: charts the transition of traditions from colonial rule to present day, through constitutionalism and the consolidation of autonomous identities, as well as outlines…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values: Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900 book cover

    Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections book cover

    Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections

    6th Edition

    By Rolando V. del Carmen, Susan E. Ritter, Betsy A. Witt

    Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections, Sixth Edition, offers extensive updates on the leading Supreme Court cases impacting corrections in the United States—prisons and jails, probation, parole, the death penalty, juvenile justice, and sexual assault offender laws. Each chapter contains an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History book cover

    New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Women's Rights and Religious Law: Domestic and International Perspectives book cover

    Women's Rights and Religious Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives

    Edited by Fareda Banda, Lisa Fishbayn Joffe

    The three Abrahamic faiths have dominated religious conversations for millennia but the relations between state and religion are in a constant state of flux. This relationship may be configured in a number of ways. Religious norms may be enforced by the state as part of a regime of personal law or,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

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