Gender & the law

    Babies of Technology

    By Mary Ann Mason

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    A powerful call to protect the unique needs and rights of children born today using assisted reproductive technology

    About Abortion

    By Carol Sanger

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    New medical technologies, women's willingness to talk online and off, and tighter judicial reins on state legislatures are shaking up the practice of abortion. As talk becomes more transparent, Carol Sanger writes, women's decisions about whether to become mothers will be treated more like those of other adults making significant...

    Northern / Irish Feminist Judgments

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    The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project inaugurates a fresh dialogue on gender, legal judgment, judicial power and national identity in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Through a process of judicial re-imagining, the project takes account of the peculiarly Northern/Irish concerns in shaping gender through judicial practice. This collection, following on from feminist...

    Discretion, Discrimination and the Rule of Law

    By Mrinal Satish

    Hardback £64.14

    This book addresses and analyses the rape sentencing regime in India, and argues that rape myths and stereotypes influence sentencing, leading to unwarranted disparity. It undertakes a theoretical examination of the purposes of punishment, the fundamentally overlapping nature of the stages of the criminal process, and the meaning of 'disparity'.

    Queer Criminology

    By Carrie L. Buist

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    Winner of the 2016 Book Award from the American Society of Criminology, Division of Critical Criminology. 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...

    Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

    By Narendra Subramanian

    Hardback £53.76

    The distinct personal laws that govern the major religious groups are a major aspect of Indian multiculturalism and secularism, and support specific gendered rights in family life. Nation and Family is the most comprehensive study to date of the public discourses, processes of social mobilization, legislation and case law that...

    Gender Diversity, Recognition and Citizenship: Towards a Politics of Difference

    By Sally Hines

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    This book examines the meanings and significance of the UK Gender Recognition Act within the context of broader social, cultural, legal, political, theoretical and policy shifts concerning gender and sexual diversity, and addresses current debates about equality and diversity, citizenship and recognition across a range of disciplines.

    Law and Gender

    By Joanne Conaghan

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    What role does gender play in shaping the law and legal thinking? This book provides an answer to this question, examining the historical role of gender in law and the relevance of gender to modern jurisprudence. It presents a clear, concise introduction to thinking about gender issues for lawyers and...

    Gender and Judging

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    Does gender make a difference to the way the judiciary works and should work? Or is gender-blindness a built-in prerequisite of judicial objectivity? If gender does make a difference, how might this be defined? These are the key questions posed in this collection of essays, by some 30 authors, from...

    Women and Transitional Justice: The Experience of Women as Participants

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    This text discusses the evolving principle of transitional justice in public international law and international relations from the female perspective.

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