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

  • Rape in the Nordic Countries (Open Access): Continuity and Change book cover

    Rape in the Nordic Countries (Open Access)

    Continuity and Change, 1st Edition

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

    While the Nordic countries are listed at the top in most international rankings of gender equality and citizens’ feelings of security, studies on the prevalence of sexual victimisation present a different picture, suggesting that the very countries that have invested much in establishing gender…

    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

  • Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity book cover

    Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Gee, Erika Rackley

    What should be the primary goals of a judicial appointments system, and how much weight should be placed on diversity in particular? Why is achieving a diverse judiciary across the UK taking so long? Is it time for positive action? What role should the current judiciary play in the appointment of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies: Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems? book cover

    Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies

    Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems?, 1st Edition

    By Maggie Brennan, Andy Phippen

    This book explores, through a children’s rights-based perspective, the emergence of a safeguarding dystopia in child online protection that has emerged from a tension between an over-reliance in technical solutions and a lack of understanding around code and algorithm capabilities. The text argues…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Ageing, Gender and Family Law book cover

    Ageing, Gender and Family Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverley Clough, Jonathan Herring

    This book explores the intersecting issues relating the phenomenon of ageing to gender and family law. The latter has tended to focus mainly on family life in young and middle age; and, indeed, the issues of childhood and parenting are key in many family law texts. Family life for older members has…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Law and Consent: Contesting the Common Sense book cover

    Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy – but has it? Beginning with an overview of consent’s role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine’s inseparable association with personal autonomy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unveiled Narratives book cover

    International Courts and the African Woman Judge

    Unveiled Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josephine Jarpa Dawuni, Hon. Akua Kuenyehia

    A sequel to Bauer and Dawuni's pioneering study on gender and the judiciary in Africa (Routledge, 2016), International Courts and the African Woman Judge examines questions on gender diversity, representative benches, and international courts by focusing on women judges from the continent of Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias book cover

    Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias

    1st Edition

    By Caterina Nirta

    Although over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of gender studies, transgender has largely remained institutionalised as an ‘umbrella term’ that encapsulates all forms of gender understandings differing from what are thought to be gender norms. In both theoretical and medical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Third Wave Feminism and Transgender: Strength through Diversity book cover

    Third Wave Feminism and Transgender

    Strength through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward BURLTON Davies

    Feminism and transgender, as social factions or collective subjectivities, have historically evaded, vilified or negated each other’s philosophy and subjectivities. In particular, separatist feminist theorists have portrayed the two ‘sides’ as consisting of mutually incompatible aims and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

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