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Bringing jointly a global variety of lecturers, Gender, Sexualities and Law offers a complete interrogation of the diversity of up to date issues – either topical and controversial – raised by way of the gendered personality of legislations, felony discourse and associations. The gendering of legislation, people and the felony occupation, in addition to the gender bias of felony results, has been a fractious, yet fertile, concentration of mirrored image. It has, in addition, been an immense website of political fight. This choice of essays deals an unrivalled exam of its a number of modern dimensions, concentrating on: problems with conception and illustration; violence, either nationwide and overseas; copy and parenting; and partnership, sexuality, marriage and the family members. Gender, Sexualities and Law should be necessary for all these engaged in learn and research of the legislation (and similar fields) as a sort of gendered energy.

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Hunter, ‘Talking up Equality’, p. 127; Thornton, Dissonance and Distrust, p. 228. Thornton, Dissonance and Distrust, p. 216. Collier, ‘(Un)sexy Bodies’, p. 29. Sommerlad and Sanderson, Gender, Choice and Commitment, pp. 185–6; see also McDowell, ‘Body Work’, p. 88. Thornton, Dissonance and Distrust, p. 136. See, for example, Thornton, Dissonance and Distrust, pp. 224, 226; Collier, ‘(Un)sexy Bodies’, p. 29. Thornton, Dissonance and Distrust, p. 223. McGlynn, The Woman Lawyer, p. 104. The recent introduction by some firms of the possibility of part-time work for partners represents only the slightest concession to lawyers’ family responsibilities.

228. R. Hunter, ‘Talking Up Equality: Woman Barristers and the Denial of Discrimination’, Feminist Legal Studies, 10 (2) (2002): 113–30; p. 120; Sommerlad, ‘That Obscure Object of Desire’, p. 177; see also Thornton, Dissonance and Distrust, p. 229. Sommerlad and Sanderson, Gender, Choice and Commitment, p. 19; see also Thornton, Dissonance and Distrust, p. 222. Thornton, Dissonance and Distrust, pp. 137–8; see also Sommerlad and Sanderson, Gender, Choice and Commitment, p. 183. Hunter, ‘Talking up Equality’, p.

S (1998) 3 WLR 913. 26 St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust v. S, at 951, 952. 27 St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust v. S. 28 St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust v. S, at 957. 29 The presumptive immunity was lifted by the House of Lords in 1991: R v. R (1991) 3 WLR 767. 30 If we think about the main criticisms levelled at the leading English rape case of Morgan in the mid-1970s and thereafter, it was not that Morgan was immune from prosecution as a principal offender because Daphne Morgan was his wife. It was more to do with the prospect of excusing the unreasonable rapist.

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