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  • Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security

    Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    This edited collection addresses intimate partner violence, risk and security as global issues. Although intimate partner violence, risk and security are intimately connected they are rarely considered in tandem in the context of global security. Yet intimate partner violence causes widespread…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Femicide and the Law

    American Criminal Doctrines

    By Hava Dayan

    This book explores femicide, and scrutinizes the three key American criminal doctrines usually applied in its cases: provocation; the felony murder rule; self-defence. The book also explores the influence of the American Model Penal Code, and proposes, connected to the various criminal doctrines…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Third Wave Feminism and Transgender

    Strength through Diversity

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Gender and the Law

    By Judith Bourne, Caroline Derry

    Gender and the Law provides an ideal introduction to gender and feminist theory for students. Beginning with an overview of traditional notions of gender, the book establishes the key feminist and queer legal theories. It provides a basic structure and overview upon which students can build their…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    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 – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • 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 – 2018-02-20
    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 – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

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