Gender, sexualities and law

Jones, J., ed. (2011) Gender, sexualities and law. London: Routledge. ISBN 9780415574396

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Abstract

Bringing together an international range of academics, Gender, Sexualities and Law provides a comprehensive interrogation of the range of contemporary issues – both topical and controversial – raised by the gendered character of law, legal discourse and institutions. The gendering of law, persons and the legal profession, along with the gender bias of legal outcomes, has been a fractious, but fertile, focus of reflection. It has, moreover, been an important site of political struggle. This collection of essays offers an unrivalled examination of its various contemporary dimensions, focusing on: issues of theory and representation; violence, both national and international; reproduction and parenting; and partnership, sexuality, marriage and the family. Gender, Sexualities and Law will be invaluable for all those engaged in research and study of the law (and related fields) as a form of gendered power.

Item Type:Book
Uncontrolled Keywords:gender, sexualities, law, feminism, international
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Business and Law > Department of Law
ID Code:13534
Deposited By: A. Grear
Deposited On:17 Jan 2011 16:24
Last Modified:27 Jun 2014 09:27

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