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  1. Legally Straight
    Argues that cultural conceptions of children – and childhood – played a key role in legalizing gay marriage  Legally Straight offers a critical reading of the legal debates over lesbian and gay marriage in the United... Learn More
    Published: 26th December 2017
    Hardback | £38.00
  2. Critical Race Theory (Third Edition)
    Updated to include the Black Lives Matter movement, the presidency of Barack Obama, the rise of hate speech on the Internet, and more.Since the publication of the first edition of Critical Race Theory in 2001, the United States... Learn More
    Published: 7th March 2017
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £13.99
  3. Feminist Legal Theory (Second Edition)
    Feminist legal theory is one of the most dynamic fields in the law, and it affects issues ranging from child custody to sexual harassment. Since its initial publication in 2006, Feminist Legal Theory: A Primer has received rave... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Getting in the Game
    In this first legal analysis of Title IX, Deborah L. Brake assesses the statute’s successes and failures, using a feminist theory lens to understand, defend, and critique the law. While the statute has created tremendous gains... Learn More
    Published: 9th August 2010
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  5. Meeting the Enemy
    Since its founding, the United States has defined itself as the supreme protector of freedom throughout the world, pointing to its Constitution as the model of law to ensure democracy at home and to protect human rights internationally.... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2010
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  6. Aftermath
    The global financial crisis showed deep problems with mainstream economic predictions, as well as the vulnerability of the world's richest countries and the enormous potential of some poorer ones. China, India, Brazil, and other... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2011
    Hardback | £67.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  7. Citizenship and Its Exclusions
    Citizenship is generally viewed as the most desired legal status an individual can attain, invoking the belief that citizens hold full inclusion in a society, and can exercise and be protected by the Constitution. Yet this membership... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2010
    Hardback | £38.00
  8. Law’s Detour
    From the Justice Department’s memos defending coerced interrogation to Alberto Gonzales’ firing of U.S. Attorneys who did not fit the Bush Administration’s political needs, Law’s Detour paints an alarming picture of the... Learn More
    Published: 26th April 2010
    Hardback | £35.00
  9. Opening the Floodgates
    Seeking to re-imagine the meaning and significance of the international border, Opening the Floodgates makes a case for eliminating the border as a legal construct that impedes the movement of people into this country.Open migration... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2007
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    PDF | £19.99
  10. The First Amendment in Cross-Cultural Perspective
    The First Amendment—and its guarantee of free speech for all Americans—has been at the center of scholarly and public debate since the birth of the Constitution, and the fervor in which intellectuals, politicians, and ordinary... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2006
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. Whitewashed
    Middle Easterners: Sometimes White, Sometimes Not - an article by John TehranianThe Middle Eastern question lies at the heart of the most pressing issues of our time: the war in Iraq and on terrorism, the growing tension between... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2008
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £18.99
    EPUB | £18.99
  12. The Color of Crime (Second Edition)
    When The Color of Crime was first published ten years ago, it was heralded as a path-breaking book on race and crime. Now, in its tenth anniversary year, Katheryn Russell-Brown’s book is more relevant than ever. The Jena Six,... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2008
    Hardback | £67.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  13. Chicano Students and the Courts
    In 1925 Adolfo ‘Babe’ Romo, a Mexican American rancher in Tempe, Arizona, filed suit against his school district on behalf of his four young children, who were forced to attend a markedly low-quality segregated school, and... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2008
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  14. No Seat at the Table
    Women are completing MBA and Law degrees in record high numbers, but their struggle to attain director positions in corporate America continues. Although explanations for this disconnect abound, neither career counselors nor scholars... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2006
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  15. The Reproductive Rights Reader
    Since the passage of Roe v. Wade, the debate over reproductive rights has dominated America’s courts, legislatures, and streets. The contributors to The Reproductive Rights Reader embrace reproductive justice for all women,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2008
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  16. America's Colony
    An examination of the legal relationship between U.S. and Puerto Rico.... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2007
    Paperback | £20.99
    PDF | £20.99
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