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Description - Regulating Sexuality by Rosie Harding

Winner of the 2011 SLSA-Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize Regulating Sexuality: Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives explores the impact that recent seismic shifts in the legal landscape have had for lesbians and gay men. The last decade has been a time of extensive change in the legal regulation of lesbian and gay lives in Britain, Canada and the US. Almost every area that the law impacts on sexuality has been reformed or modified. These legal developments combine to create a new, uncharted terrain for lesbians and gay men. And, through an analysis of their attitudes, views and experiences, this book explores the effects of these developments. Drawing on--as well as developing--the concept of 'legal consciousness', Regulating Sexuality focuses on four different 'texts': qualitative responses to a large-scale online survey of lesbians' and gay men's views about the legal recognition of same sex relationships; published auto/biographical narratives about being and becoming a lesbian or gay parent; semi-structured, in-depth, interviews with lesbians and gay men about relationship recognition, parenting, discrimination and equality; and fictional utopian texts.
In this study of the interaction between law and society in social justice movements, Rosie Harding interweaves insights from the new legal pluralism with legal consciousness studies to present a rich and nuanced exploration of the contemporary regulation of sexuality.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415521147
ISBN-10: 0415521149
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Mar-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rosie Harding

Dr Rosie Harding is a lecturer in law at Keele University.

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