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  • International Criminal Law and Sexual Violence against Women

    The Interpretation of Gender in the Contemporary International Criminal Trial

    By Daniela Nadj

    This book explores the prosecution of wartime sexual violence in international criminal law and asks what the juridicalisation of gender-based violence signifies for women. The book explores the portrayal of the various gendered identities that surface in armed conflict and it asks whether the law…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Law, Politics and the Gender Binary

    Edited by Petr Agha

    The distinction between male and female, or masculinity and femininity, has long been considered as foundational to society and the organization of its institutions. In the last decades, the massive literature on gender has challenged this discursive construction. Gender has been disassembled and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts

    Shari’a Courts in Gaza

    By Nahda Shehada

    Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, particularly given their different positions in the power…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Between 2000 and 2015, women ascended to the top of judiciaries across Africa, most notably as chief justices of supreme courts in common law countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Malawi, Lesotho and Zambia, but also as presidents of constitutional courts in civil law countries such…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Ageing, Gender and Family Law

    Edited by Beverley Clough, Jonathan Herring

    Beverley Clough is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Leeds. Jonathan Herring is Professor of Law at the University of Oxford…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness

    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 – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud'

    Reframing the Legal and Ethical Debate

    By Alex Sharpe

    This book is a legal and political intervention into a contemporary debate concerning the appropriateness of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young gender non-conforming people for so-called ‘gender identity fraud.’ It comes down squarely against prosecution. To that end, it offers a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Transgender Cops

    The Intersection of Gender and Sexuality Expectations in Police Cultures

    By Heather Panter

    Building on comparative research in the UK and the USA, this is the first book focused specifically on transgender experiences within policing. It examines the issues faced by the transgender community within policing and explores how gender, and the non-conformity of it, is perceived within police…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective

    By Beth Goldblatt

    The right to social security, found in international law and in the constitutions of many nations, contributes to the alleviation of poverty globally. Social security and its articulation as a human right have received increased attention in recent years both in response to austerity cuts to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Courts and the African Woman Judge

    Unveiled Narratives

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

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