History: Gender and the Law

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia book cover

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance

    Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia, 1st Edition

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia provides a historical comprehensive examination of racialized, classed, and gendered punishment of Black girls in Virginia during the early twentieth century. It looks at the ways in which the court system…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Intersectional Criminology

  • Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing: Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes book cover

    Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing

    Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Rimonda Maroun

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness book cover

    Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness

    1st Edition

    By John M. Kang

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. has been, and continues to be, praised as America’s greatest judge and he is widely considered to have done more than anyone else to breathe life into the Constitution’s right of free speech, probably the most crucial right for democracy. One indeed finds among professors…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy: Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India book cover

    Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy

    Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melvil Pereira, Bitopi Dutta, Binita Kakati

    This book offers a multifaceted look at Northeast India and the customs and traditions that underpin its legal framework. The book: charts the transition of traditions from colonial rule to present day, through constitutionalism and the consolidation of autonomous identities, as well as outlines…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History book cover

    New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Women's Rights and Religious Law: Domestic and International Perspectives book cover

    Women's Rights and Religious Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fareda Banda, Lisa Fishbayn Joffe

    The three Abrahamic faiths have dominated religious conversations for millennia but the relations between state and religion are in a constant state of flux. This relationship may be configured in a number of ways. Religious norms may be enforced by the state as part of a regime of personal law or,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

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