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  1. Gender and sexuality in Latin America : cases and decisions

    Dordrecht : Springer, [2013]

    Translated and updated from the seminal Spanish text on legal decisions affecting gender and sexuality in Latin America, this English edition is the only law text to focus specifically on the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and the transgender population in addition to women's rights more broadly. The volume provides close analysis of some of the most important decisions made by Latin American national courts, as well as those made by international legal bodies, that affect the rights and interests of these groups. Specially selected for their depth of argument and value as exemplars, the studies of good legal practice chart the path of the region's normative values of justice as they have evolved away from a partial, and patriarchal, exercise of the law. They show how cases with vastly differing contexts such as, property rights and domestic violence have resulted in a mixed body of Latin American law. Some decisions are protective of women's and minority rights. Some assess the wider social impacts of case law in which recognition of the discrete legal identities within households challenges established precepts, including religious ones. Other cases have been chosen as cautionary examples of bad decision-making and for the poverty of their legal debate. Updated to include the latest relevant jurisprudence from across the continent, this book is an informed, cohesive and comprehensive guide to understanding women's and gender-based rights in Latin America.

  2. Sexual orientation and gender identity in human rights law : references to jurisprudence and doctrine of the Inter-American system = Orientacion sexual e identidad de genero en el derecho international de los derechos humanos : referencias de la Jurisprudencia y la Doctrina del Sistema Interamericano

    Geneva, Switzerland : International Commission of Jurists, 2007 [Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Co., [2016]

    "This document addresses the issue of Human Rights violation based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity within the Inter-American Human Rights System. It contains excerpts of general references to the principle of non discrimination, as well as specific references to sexual orientation and gender identity, from different advisory opinions of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, reports on the situation of countries and individual cases from the Inter-American Commission, documents from other Specialised Organisations and extracts of the draft Inter-American Convention Against Racism and all Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance."--Page 2

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  3. Gender and sexuality in Latin America-- Cases and decisions

    Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.

    Translated and updated from the seminal Spanish text on legal decisions affecting gender and sexuality in Latin America, this English edition is the only law text to focus specifically on the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and the transgender population in addition to women's rights more broadly. The volume provides close analysis of some of the most important decisions made by Latin American national courts, as well as those made by international legal bodies, that affect the rights and interests of these groups. Specially selected for their depth of argument and value as exemplars, the.Translated and updated from the seminal Spanish text on legal decisions affecting gender and sexuality in Latin America, this English edition is the only law text to focus specifically on the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and the transgender population in addition to women's rights more broadly. The volume provides close analysis of some of the most important decisions made by Latin American national courts, as well as those made by international legal bodies, that affect the rights and interests of these groups. Specially selected for their depth of argument and value as exemplars, the studies of good legal practice chart the path of the region's normative values of justice as they have evolved away from a partial, and patriarchal, exercise of the law. They show how cases with vastly differing contexts such as, property rights and domestic violence have resulted in a mixed body of Latin American law. Some decisions are protective of women's and minority rights. Some assess the wider social impacts of case law in which recognition of the discrete legal identities within households challenges established precepts, including religious ones. Other cases have been chosen as cautionary examples of bad decision-making and for the poverty of their legal debate. Updated to include the latest relevant jurisprudence from across the continent, this book is an informed, cohesive and comprehensive guide to understanding women's and gender-based rights in Latin America.

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