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

  • Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: Policy and Protocol Through Discourse book cover

    Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    Policy and Protocol Through Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Amy D. Propen, Mary Schuster

    This book brings rhetorical, legal, and professional communication perspectives to the discourse surrounding policy-making efforts within the United States around two types of violent crimes against women: domestic violence and sexual assault. The authors propose that such analysis adds to our…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Care, Migration and Human Rights: Law and Practice book cover

    Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention book cover

    Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck, Patricia Easteal

    Research shows that intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is the most common form of sexual assault. Professional focus is often on the victim, but more information is needed about the perpetrators in order to have a fuller understanding of this crime. The very nature of IPSV – sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08

  • Privatization, Vulnerability, and Social Responsibility: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Privatization, Vulnerability, and Social Responsibility

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Titti Mattsson, Ulrika Andersson

    Taking a cross-cultural perspective, this book explores how privatization and globalization impact contemporary feminist and social justice approaches to public responsibility. Feminist legal theorists have long problematized divisions between the private and the political, an issue with growing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority: The 'Trials' of Same-Sex Desire book cover

    The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority

    The 'Trials' of Same-Sex Desire, 1st Edition

    By Aleardo Zanghellini

    While there is no shortage of studies addressing the state’s regulation of the sexual, research into the ways in which the sexual governs the state and its attributes is still in its infancy. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues that there are good reasons to suppose that our…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Social Justice

  • Global Justice and Desire: Queering Economy book cover

    Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Social Justice

  • From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage: Interdisciplinary Reflections book cover

    From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA) and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2014 (MSSCA) are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31

  • Votes and More for Women: Suffrage and After in Connecticut book cover

    Votes and More for Women

    Suffrage and After in Connecticut, 1st Edition

    By Carole Nicholas

    This fascinating book demonstrates the diversity of Connecticut’s women’s feminist activities in pre- and post-suffrage eras and refutes the notion that feminist activism died out with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women: Law Reform and Society book cover

    Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society, 1st Edition

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24

  • Human Rights Law and Personal Identity book cover

    Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jill Marshall

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law and Sexuality book cover

    Law and Sexuality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosie Harding

    Law and Sexuality has rapidly developed as a distinct area of critical and socio-legal scholarship over the last two decades. In that time, it has blossomed from a small community into a global field of enquiry, with contributions at the cutting edge of academic legal research around the world. A…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)justice book cover

    Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry F. Fradella, Jennifer M. Sumner

    Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)Justice covers a wide range of legal issues associated with sexuality, gender, reproduction, and identity. These are critical and sensitive issues that law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals need to understand. The book synthesizes the literature…

    Paperback – 2016-03-28

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