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  • Sexting and Revenge Pornography

    Legislative and Social Dimensions of a Modern Digital Phenomenon

    By Jennifer Agate, Maggie Brennan, Jocelyn Ledward, Andy Phippen

    This book explores the cultural phenomena of sexting and revenge pornography – looking at motivations for such practices, behaviours exhibited, intentional and unintentional impacts that result from redistribution, fallout and harm to victims and the attempts to address the problem through…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • 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 – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • 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 – 2018-06-28 
    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

  • 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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • 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 – 2018-05-25 
    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

  • Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • 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 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 – 2018-04-11
    Routledge

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