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

  • Gender in Refugee Law: From the Margins to the Centre book cover

    Gender in Refugee Law

    From the Margins to the Centre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Efrat Arbel, Catherine Dauvergne, Jenni Millbank

    Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution in refugee law. It documents the advances made following intense advocacy around the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • After Legal Equality: Family, Sex, Kinship book cover

    After Legal Equality

    Family, Sex, Kinship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Leckey

    Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Social Justice

  • Sexuality, Citizenship and Belonging: Trans-National and Intersectional Perspectives book cover

    Sexuality, Citizenship and Belonging

    Trans-National and Intersectional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Stella, Yvette Taylor, Tracey Reynolds, Antoine Rogers

    This book brings together a diverse range of critical interventions in sexuality and gender studies, and seeks to encourage new ways of thinking about the connections and tensions between sexual politics, citizenship and belonging. The book is organized around three interlinked thematic areas,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Subversive Property: Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging book cover

    Subversive Property

    Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Keenan

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity, and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Moreover, Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-13
    Social Justice

  • Queer Criminology book cover

    Queer Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Carrie Buist, Emily Lenning

    Winner of the 2016 Book Award from the American Society of Criminology, Division of Critical Criminology. In this book, Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning reflect on the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational research and scholarship in this emerging field, and offer suggestions for…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • Law, Religion and Homosexuality book cover

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    1st Edition

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10

  • Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy book cover

    Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21

  • Fleeing Homophobia: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum book cover

    Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07

  • Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives book cover

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities

    Latin American and African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rights: Female Circumcision, Torture and Scared Flesh book cover

    Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rights

    Female Circumcision, Torture and Scared Flesh, 1st Edition

    By Juliet Rogers

    In Australia, the US, England, Scotland, Italy, France and in Egypt there have been repetitive calls to legislate against the practices of female circumcision described as female genital mutilation. But in western countries where anti-female genital mutilation legislation has been passed there has…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22

  • Queer Necropolitics book cover

    Queer Necropolitics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jin Haritaworn, Adi Kuntsman, Silvia Posocco

    This book comes at a time when the intrinsic and self-evident value of queer rights and protections, from gay marriage to hate crimes, is increasingly put in question. It assembles writings that explore the new queer vitalities within their wider context of structural violence and neglect. Moving…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Social Justice

  • Violence against Women: Criminological perspectives on men’s violences book cover

    Violence against Women

    Criminological perspectives on men’s violences, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men’s violences against women – perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05

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