Books in category Law – Gender & the Law

  • 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.

  • A Woman s Kingdom

    A Woman’s Kingdom
    Michelle Lamarche Marrese

    Marrese traces the extension of noblewomen's right to property and places this story in the broader context of the evolution of private property in Russia before the Great Reforms of the 1860s.

  • Feminism Law and Religion

    Feminism, Law, and Religion
    Marie Failinger, Elizabeth Schiltz, Susan J. Stabile

    With contributions from some of the most prominent voices writing on gender, law and religion today, this book illuminates some of the conflicts at the intersection of feminism, theology and law.

  • Westward Bound

    Westward Bound
    Lesley Erickson

    Westward Bound debunks the myth of Canada’s peaceful West and the masculine conceptions of law and violence upon which it rests by shifting the focus from Mounties and whisky traders to criminal cases involving women between 1886 and 1940 …

  • Eighteenth Century Women Poets

    Eighteenth Century Women Poets
    Roger Lonsdale

    Compiles poems from the eighteenth century by women, with biographical information on each poet, and includes commentary on the attitudes toward and opportunities for women in literature at the time.

  • Claire Lâ Heureux DubĂ

    Claire L’Heureux-Dubé
    Constance Backhouse

    Both lionized and vilified, Claire L’Heureux-Dubé has shaped the Canadian legal landscape – and in particular its highest court.

  • Women With Disabilities

    Women With Disabilities
    Mary Willmuth, Lillian Holcomb

    Here is a powerful stimulus for thought, discussion, and coalition building in the area of women and disability. This innovative book was written by women with disabilities and women professionals who work with persons with disabilities.

  • Making All the Difference

    Making All the Difference
    Martha Minow

    By illuminating the many ways in which people differ from one another, this book shows how lawyers, political theorist, teachers, parents, students—every one of us—can make all the difference,

  • Gender Law and Justice in a Global Market

    Gender, Law and Justice in a Global Market
    Ann Stewart

    Using concepts from economic analysis associated with global commodity chains and feminist ethics of care, Ann Stewart considers the way in which 'gender contracts' relating to work and care contribute to gender inequalities worldwide.

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