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

  • Women at the Margins: Neglect, Punishment, and Resistance book cover

    Women at the Margins

    Neglect, Punishment, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By J Dianne Garner, Rosemary Sarri, Josefina Figueira-Mcdonough

    A compelling look at the crisis of disadvantaged women This powerful document takes a sobering look at the phenomenon of marginalized women pushed to the edges of society, holding on with the barest of hope and extraordinary bravery. Handicapped by the increasing societal inequality they face as…

    Paperback – 2002-05-28

  • Assault on the Soul: Women in the Former Yugoslavia book cover

    Assault on the Soul

    Women in the Former Yugoslavia, 1st Edition

    By Sara Sharratt

    Assault on the Soul: Women in the Former Yugoslavia sheds light upon women’s wartime experiences and makes sense of their coping strategies in the face of the innumerable atrocities committed against them. This is the only book to present the experiences of therapists, counselors, and other mental…

    Paperback – 1999-06-10

  • The Politics of Pregnancy: Policy Dilemmas in the Maternal-Fetal Relationship book cover

    The Politics of Pregnancy

    Policy Dilemmas in the Maternal-Fetal Relationship, 1st Edition

    By Janna C Merrick

    Here is a comprehensive overview and analysis of issues concerning the maternal-fetal relationship, from abortion to surrogate motherhood. Unlike many books which cover reproductive issues in general, this book focuses in-depth on one aspect of reproduction--the maternal-fetal relationship--to give…

    Paperback – 1994-04-27

  • Women With Disabilities: Found Voices book cover

    Women With Disabilities

    Found Voices, 1st Edition

    By Mary Willmuth, Lillian Holcomb

    Here is a powerful stimulus for thought, discussion, and coalition building in the area of women and disability. This innovative book was written by women with disabilities and women professionals who work with persons with disabilities. Women With Disabilities covers many concerns about life with…

    Paperback – 1994-02-25

  • United Nations Decade for Women World Conference book cover

    United Nations Decade for Women World Conference

    1st Edition

    By Dayle Powell

    This thought-provoking volume, dedicated to the International Women’s Decade, reflects the decade’s themes of equality, peace, and development. Experts assess the progress that has been made, lament the failure of nations to take more steps to improve women’s status, and analyze the divisive issues…

    Hardback – 1984-01-01
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Women and the Family: Two Decades of Change book cover

    Women and the Family

    Two Decades of Change, 1st Edition

    By Beth Hess, Marvin B Sussman

    Despite the pervasive changes that have taken place in women’s lives in the past twenty-five years--increased participation in the labor force, the attainment of higher levels of education, and higher salaries--comparable changes in the division of family labor and in the roles of men have lagged…

    Paperback – 1984-01-01

  • Women, Family, and Community in Colonial America: Two Perspectives book cover

    Women, Family, and Community in Colonial America

    Two Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Linda Speth

    The influence of women in the colonial family and the community is examined using tax and probate records of southside Colonial Virginia.…

    Hardback – 1983-01-01

  • Homosexuality and the Law book cover

    Homosexuality and the Law

    1st Edition

    A fascinating exploration of how the law--as viewed and decided by the courts--often embodies fear and prejudice against homosexuality, and thereby, becomes the instrument for discrimination. This valuable book covers a wide range of subjects, illustrating the extent to which the lives of gay…

    Hardback – 1979-01-01

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