Locating Law: Race/Class/Gender/Sexuality Connections / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Fernwood Publishing
Updated to reflect new legislation, directives, and jurisprudence, this exploration of the relationship between law and society takes on the full range of legal areasincluding family law, immigration, and sexual violenceand contains new sections on current issues such as occupational health and safety, welfare law, and laws regarding homosexuals. The contributors’ essays ask questions such as What role has law historically played in generating today’s inequalities? and Is law part of the problem or part of the solution? with the aim of generating discussion and enhancing understanding of law’s social basis.
|Edition description:||Second edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Elizabeth Comack is a professor at the University of Manitoba, where she teaches courses in the sociology of law and criminology. Her publications include Criminalizing Women, The Power to Criminalize, and Women in Trouble. She lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.