Sexuality, Gender, and the Law

Author: William N. Eskridge,Nan D. Hunter

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: 1571

View: 3727

Eskridge and Hunter's Sexuality, Gender and the Law provides detailed information on the sexuality, gender, and the law. It covers the rapidly developing field of transgender law as well as federal court developments in the areas of same-sex sexual harassment, discrimination against transgendered persons as gender discrimination, and pregnancy discrimination and legally defining gender. Specific court decisions on custody, sexual orientation discrimination in jury selection, and gender identity are included and there is an appendix with an annotated list of the best web sites for research on issues of sexuality and gender law.

Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies

Author: Timothy Murphy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135942412

Category: Reference

Page: 748

View: 6739

The Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies surveys the field in some 470 entries on individuals (Adrienne Rich); arts and cultural studies (Dance); ethics, religion, and philosophical issues (Monastic Traditions); historical figures, periods, and ideas (Germany between the World Wars); language, literature, and communication (British Drama); law and politics (Child Custody); medicine and biological sciences (Health and Illness); and psychology, social sciences, and education (Kinsey Report).

Women and the Law

A Bibliographical Survey of Legal and Quasi-legal Materials with Special Reference to Commonwealth Caribbean Jurisdictions and Including Relevant Commonwealth Caribbean Legislation and Case Material

Author: Joan A. Brathwaite

Publisher: University of West Indies Press

ISBN: 9789766400699

Category: History

Page: 347

View: 1968


Constructing Sexualities

Readings in Sexuality, Gender, and Culture

Author: Suzanne LaFont

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130096616

Category: Social Science

Page: 406

View: 4324

Designed to introduce readers to a broad range of relevant ideas and theories and to encourage critical thinking on a variety of sexuality and gender topics, this collection of articles, classic and current, addresses the relationships between sexuality, gender, and culture. The readings include descriptions of variations in sexual and gender ideologies, expressions of sexuality, gender diversity, and global issues. Gay rights, transgendered movements, intersexed awareness, female genital mutilation, male circumcision, AIDS, sex tourism, and the explosion on the internet are all current issues addressed.

Gay Rights

Author: Rachel Kranz,Tim Cusick

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438125496

Category: Gay rights

Page: 369

View: 7660

Provides an overview of issues related to gay rights, including history, terminology, biographical information on important individuals, and a complete annotated bibliography.

Die Schande von Missoula

Vergewaltigung im Land der Freiheit

Author: Jon Krakauer

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 3492973353

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 480

View: 2709

Die meisten Vergewaltiger kannten ihre Opfer vorher, wodurch die Strafverfolgung und die gerichtliche Suche nach der Wahrheit oft komplex und undurchsichtig ist und die vergewaltigten Frauen ein zweites Mal traumatisiert werden. In seinem neuen Buch beschäftigt sich Jon Krakauer mit Vergewaltigungsfällen in der amerikanischen Universitätsstadt Missoula. Minutiös und doch einfühlsam skizziert er die Ereignisse, die eine ganze Gesellschaft an der Frage nach Recht und Unrecht, Wahrheit und Lüge verzweifeln lassen, er spricht mit den Beschuldigten und den Opfern und schildert packend, wie schmerzhaft die Suche nach Gerechtigkeit und Sühne bei Gericht sein kann.

Women and the Law

Author: Judith G. Greenberg,Martha Minow,Dorothy E. Roberts

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: 1083

View: 7088

The Second Edition of Frug's Women and the Law integrates cases with theoretical readings by feminists, social scientists, historians, and legal scholars. Organized around three central topics of work, family, and body, the book reflects a multiplicity of feminist stances and critiques.

Das Ende der Männer

und der Aufstieg der Frauen

Author: Hanna Rosin

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827076307

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

View: 5756

Ist die jahrtausendealte Herrschaft des Patriarchats am Ende? Noch nicht, sagt Hanna Rosin, doch die massiven Veränderungen der Berufswelt und des Bildungssystems haben eine Dynamik in Gang gesetzt, die das Verhältnis zwischen den Geschlechtern nachhaltig verändert. So scheinen viele Anforderungen der modernen Dienstleistungsgesellschaft – Flexibilität, soziale Intelligenz, Kommunikationsfähigkeit – eindeutig Frauen in die Hände zu spielen, während Männer oft von den Umwälzungen überfordert sind. Hanna Rosin zeigt – frei von ideologischen Prämissen –, wie sich heute das Leben von Männern und Frauen unterscheidet, wie sehr sich die Art und Weise geändert hat, wie heute gearbeitet, gelernt, zusammengelebt wird. Differenziert und mit vielen konkreten Beispielen gelingt es Rosin, die Chancen und Schattenseiten des »weiblichen Jahrhunderts« in den Blick zu nehmen. "Das Ende der Männer" ist keine feministische Streitschrift, keine Prophezeiung, sondern eine messerscharfe, weitsichtige Diagnose.

Differenz und Gleichheit

Menschenrechte haben (k)ein Geschlecht

Author: Ute Gerhard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783927164116

Category: Feminism

Page: 373

View: 1157


Sex-Based Discrimination

Text, Cases and Materials

Author: Herma Hill Kay,Tristin K. Green

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314907172

Category: Law

Page: 1271

View: 5892

The new edition of this casebook on sex-based discrimination is the most significant revision since the mid-1980s. The result is a more nuanced and contemporary examination of the law's treatment of discrimination based on sex, gender, sexual orientation and transgender characteristics. New cases from the United States Supreme Court (including Wal-Mart v. Dukes) and State Supreme Courts (including Iowa's Varnum v. Brien) deal with emerging trends and issues in constitutional law, employment discrimination, family law, education law, and criminal law.

Battered Women and the Law

Author: Clare Dalton,Elizabeth M. Schneider

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: 1137

View: 2642

This book takes as its operating premise that violence against women is prevalent throughout the world, that intimate violence is an important aspect of the broader problem of violence against women, and that the legal system has a crucial part to play in combating all forms of violence against women.

Entextualizing Domestic Violence

Language Ideology and Violence Against Women in the Anglo-American Hearsay Principle

Author: Jennifer Andrus

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190266414

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

View: 4300

Language ideology is a concept developed in linguistic anthropology to explain the ways in which ideas about the definition and functions of language can become linked with social discourses and identities. In Entextualizing Domestic Violence, Jennifer Andrus demonstrates how language ideologies that are circulated in the Anglo-American law of evidence draw on and create indexical links to social discourses, affecting speakers whose utterances are used as evidence in legal situations. Andrus addresses more specifically the tendency of such a language ideology to create the potential to speak for, appropriate, and ignore the speech of women who have been victims of domestic violence. In addition to identifying specific linguistic strategies employed in legal situations, she analyzes assumptions about language circulated and animated in the legal text and talk used to evaluate spoken evidence, and describes the consequences of the language ideology when it is co-articulated with discourses about gender and domestic violence. The book focuses on the pair of rules concerning hearsay and its exceptions in the Anglo-American law of evidence. Andrus considers legal discourses, including statutes, precedents, their application in trials, and the relationship between such legal discourses and social discourses about domestic violence. Using discourse analysis, she demonstrates the ways legal metadiscourses about hearsay are articulated with social discourses about domestic violence, and the impact of this powerful co-articulation on the individual whose speech is legally appropriated. Andrus approaches legal rules and language ideology both diachronically and synchronically in this book, which will be an important addition to ongoing research and discussion on the role legal appropriation of speech may have in perpetuating the voicelessness of victims in the legal treatment of domestic violence.

Sex Equality

Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: 1510

View: 5943

Law school casebook that maps the legal doctrine of sex equality, using materials drawn from theory, social science, history, and comparative law. Cases on racism, work, education, athletics, and pregnancy are examined in detail. A chapter on ; Sex, Race and Nation; expands on the connections between racism and sexism raised throughout. ; Burdens of Proof; equips the litigator with basic technical skills. Explores issues that have received less attention, including the law of the family, rape, abortion, prostitution, and pornography. The argument that gay and lesbian rights are sex equality rights is advanced. Sexual harassment in employment and education are discussed in depth.

Gender and Law

Theory, Doctrine, Commentary

Author: Katharine T. Bartlett,Angela P. Harris,Deborah L. Rhode

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735525481

Category: Law

Page: 1337

View: 1672

The third edition of the highly regarded Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary continues to offer an approach to the field that reinforces the alternative theoretical frameworks for considering the important legal issues of our time relating to gender. It reaches well beyond the traditional topics of employment, family, and the U.S. Constitution to show how subject matters as diverse as ethics, civil procedure, property law, immigration law and other areas of the law can have a significant gender dimension. The authors make the subject meaningful and memorable through: a balanced approach that emphasizes alternative, often competing, perspectives a statutory appendix for more detail on commonly cited laws effective use of introductory text, cases, cutting-edge feminist scholarship, and notes problems that give students experience in applying theory to real-life situations the integration of material on race, class, gender, and sexual orientation Look for these important changes in the Third Edition of this fully revised casebook: more international material, including human rights issues new co-author Deborah L. Rhode joins an outstanding author team greater emphasis on practical applications of theoretical material increased coverage of marriage and motherhood greater attention to women and poverty new cases on First Amendment right of expression (Boy Scouts of America v. Dale), peer sexual harassment in public schools (Davis v. Monroe County), Violence Against Women Act (US v. Morrison), partial-birth abortion, and reproductive technology For excellent coverage, and for a balanced, comprehensive layout of the field of Gender and Law that develops multiple approaches and perspectives, ranging from traditional formal equality analysis to more radical feminist critiques, you will want to consider Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary, Third Edition, by Bartlett, Harris, and Rhode.