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Description - Sex and Gender in the Legal Process by Susan S.M. Edwards

This work examines the evolution of law and legal method, and challenges the law's claim to neutrality by examining its role in creating and reproducing inequality between the sexes. It considers many of the current debates, and in each, the law is stated with reference to recent developments in statute and judicial decisions in the UK and other jurisdictions. The author illustrates how each issue is shaped by the current political climate and, where relevant, by the European Court. Reference is also made to US and Australian case law. The book should be of interest to students studying women and the law, family law, criminal law and jurisprudcence, as well as those on criminology and sociology courses. It should also be useful to family and criminal practitioners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781854315076
ISBN-10: 1854315072
Format: Paperback
(223mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 488
Imprint: Blackstone Press Ltd
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Susan S.M. Edwards

Susan Edwards teaches in the School of Law at the University of Buckingham. She is a prison vistor and is on the Management Committee of CAST, an organisation for women offenders. She was Consultant to the Domestic Violence Working Group of the Metropolitan Police and has been writing in the area of women and the law for fifteen years.