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Law And Gender Inequality

Author : Flavia
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028473192
Genre : Law
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This book provides an invaluable analysis of the current trends of the debate on Uniform Civil Code located within a highly charged and communally vitiated political scenario. It goes on to expose the communal undertones of some recent well published judicial pronouncements.
Category: Law

Family Law And Gender Bias

Author : Nicholas Mercuro
ISBN : STANFORD:36105006047778
Genre : Political Science
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Blues, by Steven H. Hobbs
Category: Political Science

Law And Gender

Author : Joanne Conaghan
ISBN : 9780199592937
Genre : Law
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What role does gender play in shaping the law and legal thinking? This book provides an answer to this question, examining the historical role of gender in law and the relevance of gender to modern jurisprudence. It presents a clear, concise introduction to thinking about gender issues for lawyers and law students.
Category: Law

Men Law And Gender

Author : Richard Collier
ISBN : 9781135309213
Genre : Law
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What does it mean to speak of ‘men’ as a gender category in relation to law? How does law relate to masculinities? This book presents the first comprehensive overview and critical assessment of the relationship between men, law and gender; outlining the contours of the ‘man’ of law across diverse areas of legal and social policy. Written in a theoretically informed, yet accessible style, Men, Law and Gender provides an introduction to the study of law and masculinities whilst calling for a richer, more nuanced conceptual framework in which men’s legal practices and subjectivities might be approached. Building on recent sociological work concerned with the relational nature of gender and personal life, Richard Collier argues that social, cultural and economic changes have reshaped ideas about men and masculinities in ways that have significant implications for law. Bringing together voices and disciplines that are rarely considered together, he explores the way ideas about men have been contested and politicised in the legal arena. Including original empirical studies of male lawyers, the legal profession and fathers’ rights and law reform, alongside discussions of university law schools and legal academics, and family policy and parenting cultures, this innovative, timely and important text provides a unique and important insight into the relationship between law, men and masculinities. It will be required reading for academics and students in law and legal theory, socio-legal studies, gender studies, sociology and social policy, as well as policy-makers and others concerned with the changing nature of gender relations.
Category: Law

Law And Gender In Modern Ireland

Author : Lynsey Black
ISBN : 9781509917228
Genre : Law
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Law and Gender in Modern Ireland: Critique and Reform is the first generalist text to tackle the intersection of law and gender in this jurisdiction for over two decades. As such, it could hardly have come at a more opportune moment. The topic of law and gender, perhaps more so than at any other time in Irish history, has assumed a dominant place in political and academic debate. Among scholars and policy-makers alike, the regulation of gendered bodies, and the legal status of sexual and gendered identities, is now a highly visible fault line in public discourse. Debates over reproductive justice (exemplified by the recent referendum to remove the '8th Amendment'), increased rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons (including the public-sanctioned introduction of same-sex marriage) and the historic mistreatment of women and young girls have re-shaped Irish public and political life, and encouraged Irish society to re-examine long-unchallenged gender norms. While many traditional flashpoints remain such as abortion and prostitution/sex work, there are also new questions, including surrogacy and the gendered experience of asylum frameworks, which have emerged. As policy-makers seek to enact reforms, they face a population with increasingly polarised perceptions of gender and a legal structure ill-equipped for modern realities. This edited volume directly addresses modern Irish debates on law and gender. Providing an overview of the existing rules and standards, as well as exploring possible options for reform, the collection stands as an important statement on the law in this jurisdiction, and as an invaluable resource for pursuing gendered social change. While the edited collection applies a doctrinal methodology to explain current statutes, case law and administrative practices, the contributors also invoke critical gender, queer and race perspectives to identify and problematise existing (and potential) challenges. This edited collection is essential reading for all who are interested in law, gender and processes of social change in modern Ireland.
Category: Law

Law And Gender In The Ancient Near East And The Hebrew Bible

Author : Ilan Peled
ISBN : 9781000733457
Genre : History
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This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues beginning with the wide societal perspective of gender equality and inequality, continues to the institutional perspective of economy, palace and temple, the family, and lastly, sex crimes. All the texts mentioned or referred to in the book are given in an appendix, both in the original languages and in English translation, allowing scholars to access the primary sources for themselves. Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible offers an invaluable resource for anyone working on Near Eastern society and culture, and gender in the ancient world more broadly.
Category: History

Healing Mexico Improving Human Rights Rule Of Law And Gender Equality In The United Mexican States

Author : Dr. Mark O'Doherty
ISBN : 9780359122332
Genre : Law
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L-pez Obrador, who became MexicoÕs president in 2018, swept to power promising to rethink his countryÕs fight against crime. But eight months into his presidency there is no sign of improvement. Official figures show there were at least 17,608 murders in 2019, the failed offensive against the cartels Ð such as the CJNG, the Templar Cartel, Las Viagras and the Nueva Familia Michoacana Ð resulting in an unprecedented period of bloodletting; with Mexican cartels having produced their latest macabre spectacle: 19 mutilated corpses having been discovered near Mexico City; nine of them hung semi-naked from a bridge. Hence it is imperative that a crackdown is ordered on all Mexican cartels that are guilty of human rights violations, by implementing an effective multi-national anti-cartel strategy Ð with the assistance of the international community and human rights organizations Ð so that President L-pez Obrador can finally stop Mexican cartel violence, and manifest human rights and human dignity for all in Mexico!
Category: Law

International Investment Law And Gender Equality

Author : Sangwani Patrick Ng’ambi
ISBN : 9780429664540
Genre : Law
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This book analyses the impact that stabilization clauses have on the development of human rights and gender laws in resource rich nations. Given the fact that stabilization clauses freeze the law for as long as the contract subsists there has been debate on the negative impact stabilization clauses have on the progressive development of human rights in the host State. Firstly, the book examines the mechanisms investors utilise in protecting themselves from host State prerogatives. It then explores the theoretical basis on which stabilization clauses are applied and upheld by arbitral tribunals, and assesses how they can be drafted in a way that protects human rights, particularly in relation to gender discrimination, without forcing the resource rich nations to lose momentum in attracting foreign direct investment. Using Zambia and the Gender Equity and Equality Act of 2015 as a case study, the book explores the compatibility of the legislation with the stabilization clauses contained in the country’s Development Agreements. The book will be of interest to practitioners, scholars and students of international investment law, human rights law and contract law.
Category: Law

Feminist Legal Theory

Author : Katherine Bartlett
ISBN : 9780429980114
Genre : Social Science
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The emergence of feminist legal theory has reshaped people's understanding of the law and its potential for reforming social and political norms. This collection includes both classic and new papers of feminist work in philosophy, psychoanalysis, political theory and literary criticism.
Category: Social Science