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  • Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud'

    Reframing the Legal & 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-15 
    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 – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence in the Family

    An annotated bibliography

    By Elizabeth Kemmer

    In the early 1970s, the problem of abuse within the family unit began to surface on a large scale and 1975 was a particularly significant year for the recognition of interfamilial violence. This recognition provided the impetus for more concern and investigation of the issue and significant…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Violence

    By Deborah Lockton, Richard Ward

    First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and the nature of complaints, as well as the policies applied…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Gender Responsive Justice

    A Critical Appraisal

    By Karen Evans

    At the end of the twentieth century a step-change in thinking about the offending behaviour of women began to impact on policy-makers concerned with the treatment of female offenders. A growing number of nations, states and organisations both national and supra-national in nature began to…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Queering International Law

    Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks

    Edited by Dianne Otto

    This ground-breaking collection reflects the growing momentum of interest in the international legal community in meshing the insights of queer legal theory with those critical theories that have a much longer genealogy – notably postcolonial and feminist analyses. Beyond the push in the human…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Jonathan W. Fineman

    This book uses the concepts of vulnerability and resilience to analyze the situation of individuals and institutions in the context of the employment relationship. It is based on the premise that both employer and employee are vulnerable to various social, economic, and political forces, although…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes

    By Anna Barrera

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    By Janice Richardson

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

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