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.

  • 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.

  • Regulating the International Movement of Women

    Regulating the International Movement of Women
    Sharron Fitzgerald

    In this collection of provocatively argued essays, the contributors wish to reclaim the concept of racialised and gendered vulnerability, from its under theorized, and thus, ambiguous location in feminist's theory, in a variety of …

  • Yale Law Journal Volume 123 Number 3 December 2013

    Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 3 – December 2013
    Yale Law Journal

    The December issue of The Yale Law Journal (the third of Volume 123, academic year 2013-2014) features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars.

  • Reaction and Resistance

    Reaction and Resistance
    Dorothy E. Chunn, Susan Boyd, Hester Lessard

    In this timely volume, contributors from various disciplines analyze reaction and resistance to feminism in several areas of law and policy child custody, child poverty, sexual harassment, and sexual assault and in a number of …

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