Books in category Law – Gender & the Law

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Proposed European Institute for Gender Equality

    Proposed European Institute for Gender Equality
    Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: European Union Committee

    The European Commission want to set up a European Institute for Gender Equality to collect and analyse data, carry out research and promote exchanges of information and good practice about gender issues in the EU. The European Union …

  • Privatization Vulnerability and Social Responsibility

    Privatization, Vulnerability, and Social Responsibility
    Martha Albertson Fineman, Titti Mattsson, Ulrika Andersson

    Cover — Title — Copyright — CONTENTS — 1 Introduction — PART I Analyzing privatization — 2 Three faces of privatization — 3 Big government against social responsibility: A vulnerability critique of privatization's public priorities – …

  • Maternal Mortality Human Rights and Accountability

    Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability
    Paul Hunt, Tony Gray

    The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability.

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