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  • Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    Policy and Protocol Through Discourse

    By Amy D. Propen, Mary Schuster

    This book brings rhetorical, legal, and professional communication perspectives to the discourse surrounding policy-making efforts within the United States around two types of violent crimes against women: domestic violence and sexual assault. The authors propose that such analysis adds to our…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Regulating Sex After Aids

    Queer Risks and Contagion Politics

    By Neil Cobb

    This book sheds new light on the complex relationship between criminal liability, sexuality and public health in the era of Aids. It analyses, in particular, the role of public health arguments, and the language of ‘sexual rights’, in legal struggles aimed at decriminalising certain forms of ‘risky…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Social 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 – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention

    Edited by Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck, Patricia Easteal

    Research shows that intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is the most common form of sexual assault. Professional focus is often on the victim, but more information is needed about the perpetrators in order to have a fuller understanding of this crime. The very nature of IPSV – sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA) and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2014 (MSSCA) are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Privatization, Vulnerability, and Social Responsibility

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Titti Mattsson, Ulrika Andersson

    Taking a cross-cultural perspective, this book explores how privatization and globalization impact contemporary feminist and social justice approaches to public responsibility. Feminist legal theorists have long problematized divisions between the private and the political, an issue with growing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority

    The 'Trials' of Same-Sex Desire

    By Aleardo Zanghellini

    While there is no shortage of studies addressing the state’s regulation of the sexual, research into the ways in which the sexual governs the state and its attributes is still in its infancy. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues that there are good reasons to suppose that our…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Votes and More for Women

    Suffrage and After in Connecticut

    By Carole Nicholas

    This fascinating book demonstrates the diversity of Connecticut’s women’s feminist activities in pre- and post-suffrage eras and refutes the notion that feminist activism died out with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, T. Brettel Dawson, Gisela Shaw

    Judicial Education has greatly expanded in common law countries in the past 25 years. More recently it has become a core component in judicial reform programs in developing countries with gender attentiveness as an element required by donor agencies. In civil law jurisdictions judges´ schools have…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30
    Routledge

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