Books in category Law – Gender & the Law

  • Agenda Setting the UN and NGOs

    Agenda Setting, the UN, and NGOs
    Jutta M. Joachim

    Jutta Joachim tells the story of how, in the years leading up to these decisions, women's organizations got savvy — framing the issues strategically, seizing political opportunities in the international environment, and taking advantage of …

  • African American Males and the Law

    African-American Males and the Law
    Floyd D. Weatherspoon

    African-American Males and the Law analyzes the plight of African-American males in the United States and identifies how their status is directly or indirectly impacted by the justice system.

  • Women in Law

    Women in Law
    Shimon Shetreet

    Contributors To The book include distinguished judges, prominent and leading attorneys from the USA and Israel. The work will be of prime interest to academics in law, women's studies and gender studies.

  • License to Wed

    License to Wed
    Kimberly D. Richman

    This book attempts to do so, and in the process reveals just what is at stake for these couples, how access to a legal institution fundamentally alters their consciousness, and what the impact of legal inclusion is for those traditionally …

  • Handbook for Prison Managers and Policymakers on Women and Imprisonment

    Handbook for Prison Managers and Policymakers on Women and Imprisonment
    Tomris Atabay, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

    This handbook forms part of a series of tools developed by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to support countries in implementing the rule of law and development of criminal justice systems, including policymakers, legislators, …

  • Women and the Death Penalty in the United States 1900 1998

    Women and the Death Penalty in the United States, 1900-1998
    Kathleen A. O’Shea

    Studies criminal cases from throughout the twentieth century in which women have been given the death penalty.

  • The Crimes of Womanhood

    The Crimes of Womanhood
    A. Cheree Carlson

    With gripping retellings and incisive analysis, this book will appeal to historians, rhetoricians, feminist researchers, and anyone who enjoys courtroom drama.

  • No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies

    No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies
    Linda K. Kerber

    An original and compelling consideration of American law and culture, No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies emphasizes the dangers of excluding women from other civic responsibilities as well, such as loyalty oaths and jury duty.

  • Gender and Law

    Gender and Law
    Katharine T. Bartlett, Deborah L. Rhode, Joanna L. Grossman

    The text provides complete, up-to-date coverage of conventional “women and the law” issues, including employment law and affirmative action, reproductive rights, LGBTQ issues, domestic violence, rape, pornography, international …

  • Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction

    Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction
    Susan Markens

    In an analysis of legislative responses to surrogacy in New York and California, the author explores how discourses about gender, family, race, genetics, rights, and choice have shaped policies aimed at this issue.

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