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  • Sexuality, Citizenship and Belonging

    Trans-National and Intersectional Perspectives

    Edited by Francesca Stella, Yvette Taylor, Tracey Reynolds, Antoine Rogers

    This book brings together a diverse range of critical interventions in sexuality and gender studies, and seeks to encourage new ways of thinking about the connections and tensions between sexual politics, citizenship and belonging. The book is organized around three interlinked thematic areas,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Since 2000, five female chief justices have been appointed in Africa, in countries as diverse as Ghana, Nigeria, Gambia, Malawi and Zambia. Each of these appointments was a ‘first’ in terms of the gender of the chief justice. At the same time, women are being appointed in record numbers as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Queer Criminology

    By Carrie L. Buist, Emily Lenning

    In this book, Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning reflect on the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational research and scholarship in this emerging field, and offer suggestions for the future. Covering topics such as the criminalization of queerness; the policing of Queer communities;…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities

    Latin American and African Perspectives

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History

    Edited by Sara Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This volume brings historical analysis to bear on the issue of gender and the law, covering themes ranging from gender in the legal profession, family law, and the intersections of law, politics, and public policy, to provide a comprehensive overview of European women's legal history and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rights

    Female Circumcision, Torture and Scared Flesh

    By Juliet Rogers

    In Australia, the US, England, Scotland, Italy, France and in Egypt there have been repetitive calls to legislate against the practices of female circumcision described as female genital mutilation. But in western countries where anti-female genital mutilation legislation has been passed there has…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Queer Necropolitics

    Edited by Jin Haritaworn, Adi Kuntsman, Silvia Posocco

    This book comes at a time when the intrinsic and self-evident value of queer rights and protections, from gay marriage to hate crimes, is increasingly put in question. It assembles writings that explore the new queer vitalities within their wider context of structural violence and neglect. Moving…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Social Justice

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