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

  • Transit Crime and Sexual Violence in Cities: International Evidence and Prevention book cover

    Transit Crime and Sexual Violence in Cities

    International Evidence and Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vania Ceccato, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    How cities are planned and designed has a major impact on individuals’ mobility and safety. If individuals feel unsafe in public transportation or on the way to it, they may avoid certain routes or particular times of the day. This is problematic since research has also found that, in some cities,…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Women Who Buy Sex: Converging Sexualities? book cover

    Women Who Buy Sex

    Converging Sexualities?, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Kingston, Natalie Hammond, Scarlett Redman

    Drawing on empirical data from women who pay for sexual services and those who provide services to women, this ground-breaking study is the first of its kind in the UK, detailing the experiences of women who pay for sex in an explicit, direct, prearranged way. Unlike previous research on clients,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-22 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Sexual Harassment in Higher Education: Reflections and New Perspectives book cover

    Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

    Reflections and New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Billie Wright Dziech, Michael W. Hawkins

    Originally published in 1998, Sexual Harassment in Higher Education addresses the problem of sexual harassment on college campuses. This work reflects on a variety of aspects of sexual harassment, its litigation and law, as well as how the issues they demonstrate often have as much to do with…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • 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 – 2020-03-25 
    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

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • 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

  • Queering International Law: Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks book cover

    Queering International Law

    Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dianne Otto

    This ground-breaking collection reflects the growing momentum of interest in the international legal community in meshing the insights of queer legal theory with those critical theories that have a much longer genealogy – notably postcolonial and feminist analyses. Beyond the push in the human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare: Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law book cover

    Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare

    Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Adrienne Roberts

    This book presents a feminist historical materialist analysis of the ways in which the law, policing and penal regimes have overlapped with social policies to coercively discipline the poor and marginalized sectors of the population throughout the history of capitalism. Roberts argues that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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