Gender, Family, and the Law

No longer active. Gender, Family, and the Law, edited by D. Kelly Weisberg, aims to present a rich and diverse collection of books from social science and legal perspectives on topics relevant to gender, the family, and public policy. It attempts to shed light on the complex nature of public regulation of the private family by addressing the law's response to the changing nature of men's and women's roles and the evolution of the family. 

Inheritance Law and the Evolving Family

Ralph C. Brashier

How inheritance law has failed to recognize the modern family

272 pages | 6 x 9


Misconceiving Mothers

Legislators, Prosecutors, and the Politics of Prenatal Drug Exposure

Laura E. Gómez

How public policy about reproduction and crime is made

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25