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

  • Honour Killings and Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey book cover

    Honour Killings and Criminal Justice

    Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ferya Taş-Çifçi

    Despite recent reforms to the Turkish Penal Code, the country retains a high level of honour based violence. This book analyses the motives behind honour-based violence in Turkey and examines the criminal justice system’s approach to this type of crime. The work takes a socio-legal approach…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Feeling Queer Jurisprudence: Injury, Intimacy, Identity book cover

    Feeling Queer Jurisprudence

    Injury, Intimacy, Identity, 1st Edition

    By Senthorun Sunil Raj

    This book draws on the analytic and political dimensions of queer, alongside the analytic and political usefulness of reading emotion, to navigate legal interventions aimed at addressing the rights of LGBT people. Scholars, activists, lawyers, and judges concerned with eliminating violence and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change book cover

    Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Hamilton, Guido Noto La Diega

    This edited collection provides a forum for rigorous analysis of the necessity for both legal and social change with regard to regulation of same-sex relationships and rainbow families, the status of civil partnership as a concept and the lived reality of equality for LGBTQ+ persons. Twenty-eight…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Men, Masculinities and Honour-Based Abuse book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Honour-Based Abuse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss

    This book explores the largely neglected relationship between men, masculinities and honour-based abuse (HBA). There is a common misconception that HBA – whether physical violence, emotional abuse or so-called ‘honour’ killings – occurs only against women. This book addresses the gap in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and the Limits of Law: Domestic and International Perspectives book cover

    Women's Health and the Limits of Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha

    Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law: Common Law Perspectives book cover

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law

    Common Law Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    This book identifies, analyses and discusses the nexus of legal issues that have emerged in recent years around sexuality and gender. It audits these against specific human rights requirements and evaluates the outcomes as evidenced in the legislation and caselaw of six leading common law…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Women and Domestic Violence Law in India: A Quest for Justice book cover

    Women and Domestic Violence Law in India

    A Quest for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Shalu Nigam

    This book critically examines domestic violence law in India. It focuses on women’s experiences and perspectives as victims and litigants, with regard to accessibility to law and justice. It also reflects on the manner in which the legal process reproduces gender hierarchies. This volume:…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge India

  • Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing book cover

    Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing

    1st Edition

    By Emma K. Russell

    Despite ongoing challenges to the criminalisation and surveillance of queer lives, police leaders are now promoted as allies and defenders of LGBT rights. However, in this book, Emma K. Russell argues that the surface inclusion of select LGBT identities in the protective aspirations of the law…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Queering Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • 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 autonomy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    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

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