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Sexuality and Identity free pdf Born in the late nineteenth century, sexuality is a relatively new category within the human sciences in general and law and society scholarship in particular. Despite its novelty, it is now a central category through which we understand ourselves both as individuals and as members of communities. This volume offers a collection of essays selected to reflect the ever-widening horizons and diverse methodologies of law and society scholarship on sexual and identity in law. The essays offer an insight into some of the key themes and recent developments in this body of work. Each in different ways offers an evaluation of the nature, meaning and effects of sexuality thereby providing a critical evaluation of the politics of sexual identity as it appears in and through the law.

About Leslie J. Moran

Leslie J. Moran is Professor and Head of School at the School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. He has written extensively about matters relating to sexuality and law including monographs on homosexuality in English law and more recently on sexual violence and safety based on the findings of a major empirical study. Professor Moran is an advisor to the London Metroplitan police on issues of homophobic violence, a member of the management committe of the anti-violence charity, GALOP, and a member of the English Law Society's Equalities and Diversity Committee. His other research interests are hate crime, legal theory and law and culture. His current research is on sexuality and the judiciary. He is currently writing a book on Hate Crime.

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Author : Leslie J. Moran
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 24 July 2006
ISBN : 0754625605
EAN : 9780754625605
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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