Women’s and Gender Studies: Socio-Legal Studies - Gender & Sexuality

  • Law and Consent: Contesting the Common Sense book cover

    Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy - but has it?  Beginning with an overview of consent's role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine's inseparable association with personal …

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Positive Freedom and the Law book cover

    Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud': Reframing the Legal and Ethical Debate book cover

    Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud'

    Reframing the Legal and Ethical Debate, 1st Edition

    By Alex Sharpe

    This book is a legal and political intervention into a contemporary debate concerning the appropriateness of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young gender non-conforming people for so-called ‘gender identity fraud'. It comes down squarely against prosecution. To that end, it offers a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

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

    New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Gendered Injustice: Uncovering the Lived Experience of Detained Girls book cover

    Gendered Injustice

    Uncovering the Lived Experience of Detained Girls, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Tosouni

    Without strong proof, policy advocates along with some scholars have causally linked declines in juvenile offending and incarceration with evidence-based and rehabilitation-oriented policy reform. Such studies have called for a shift back to rehabilitative ideals augmented by innovative strategies…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law: Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation book cover

    Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law

    Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Dondoli

    This book asks the fundamental question of how new human rights issues emerge in the human rights debate. To answer this, the book focuses on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and on the case study of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) rights. The work argues that the way…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Gender Responsive Justice: A Critical Appraisal book cover

    Gender Responsive Justice

    A Critical Appraisal, 1st Edition

    By Karen Evans

    At the end of the twentieth century a step-change in thinking about the offending behaviour of women began to impact on policy-makers concerned with the treatment of female offenders. A growing number of nations, states and organisations both national and supra-national in nature began to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Arabs at Home and in the World: Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity book cover

    Arabs at Home and in the World

    Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karla M. McKanders

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the United States, the Middle East, and North Africa, to discuss and critically analyze the intersection of gender and human rights laws as applied to individuals of Arab descent. It seeks to raise consciousness at the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Feminism, Postfeminism and Legal Theory: Beyond the Gendered Subject? book cover

    Feminism, Postfeminism and Legal Theory

    Beyond the Gendered Subject?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorota Gozdecka, Anne Macduff

    There is much debate about postfeminism, what it is, and its role in feminist politics. Whilst postfeminism has become increasingly influential in the study of literature, popular culture, and philosophy, it has so far received comparatively little attention in law. This book aims to remedy…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Gender and Judicial Education: Raising Gender Awareness of Judges book cover

    Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, T. Brettel Dawson, Gisela Shaw

    Judicial Education has greatly expanded in common law countries in the past 25 years. More recently it has become a core component in judicial reform programs in developing countries with gender attentiveness as an element required by donor agencies. In civil law jurisdictions judges´ schools have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity book cover

    Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Hellum

    How human rights principles, like the right to gender identity, freedom, integrity and equality, respond to the concerns of different groups of adults and children who experience gender harm due to the binary conception of sexuality and gender identity is the overall theme of this book. The…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Women Leading Justice: Experiences and Insights book cover

    Women Leading Justice

    Experiences and Insights, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Gunnison, Jacqueline B. Helfgott

    The women’s movement and increasing social consciousness regarding gender disparity and discrimination has helped to make gains over the past several decades to reduce gender disparity for women in the workplace. However, gender discrimination and disparity continue to exist. Women continue to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

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