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

  • Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security: Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World book cover

    Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security

    Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    This edited collection addresses intimate partner violence, risk and security as global issues. Although intimate partner violence, risk and security are intimately connected they are rarely considered in tandem in the context of global security. Yet, intimate partner violence causes widespread…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Transgender Cops: The Intersection of Gender and Sexuality Expectations in Police Cultures book cover

    Transgender Cops

    The Intersection of Gender and Sexuality Expectations in Police Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Heather Panter

    Building on comparative research in the U.K. and the U.S.A., this is the first book focused specifically on transgender experiences within policing. It examines the issues faced by the transgender community within policing and explores how gender, and the non-conformity of it, is perceived within…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • 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 to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-01-17
    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 emotion, to navigate legal interventions aimed at progressing the rights of LGBT people.Scholars, activists, lawyers, and judges concerned with eliminating violence and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Rape in the Nordic Countries: Continuity and Change book cover

    Rape in the Nordic Countries

    Continuity and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Bruvik Heinskou, May-Len Skilbrei, Kari Stefansen

    The Open Access version of this book, available at www.routledge.com/9781138606517, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. While the Nordic countries are listed at the top in most international rankings of gender equality and citizens’…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • 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

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