Sharon Cowan

University of Edinburgh - School of Law

Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Sex and Gender Equality Law and Policy: a response to Murray, Hunter Blackburn and Mackenzie

Scottish Affairs, Forthcoming, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2020/04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
University of Edinburgh - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Edinburgh, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Edinburgh, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Edinburgh
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sex, gender, equality, discrimination, trans

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The Trouble with Drink: Intoxication, (In)Capacity and the Evaporation of Consent to Sex

Akron Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, p. 899, 2008, University of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2011/14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 May 2011
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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Rape, Consent, Capacity, Intoxication, Feminism

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The Pain of Pleasure: Consent and the Criminalisation of Sado Masochistic 'Assaults'

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/04
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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SM, consent, criminalisation, heteronormativity

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All Change or Business as Usual? Reforming the Law of Rape in Scotland

Rethinking Rape Law: International and Comparative Perspectives Edited by Clare McGlynn and Vanessa Munro (Routledge 2010), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2018/21
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 May 2018
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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criminal law, rape, sexual offences, Scotland, gender-neutrality

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Should ‘Gender Critical’ Views about Trans People be Protected in the Workplace? Reconciling Conflicting Human Rights and Discrimination Claims under the Equality Act 2010

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2021/10
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 May 2021
Sean Morris and Sharon Cowan
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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human rights, discrimination, employment law, equality, transgender, gender critical,

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Teaching with Feminist Judgments: A Global Conversation

38 Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice 1 (2019), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 19-97
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2020
Pace University School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, University of Wisconsin - Parkside, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Leicester Law School, CUNY School of Law, University of Canterbury, UIC Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law
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legal education, pedagogy, feminist judgments

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The Relevance of Sexual History and Vulnerability in the Prosecution of Sexual Offences

Peter Duff, Pamela R. Ferguson (ed.) Scottish Criminal Evidence Law (Edinburgh University Press 2017) , Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2018/19
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 May 2018
Sharon Cowan and Liz Campbell
University of Edinburgh - School of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
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criminal law, sexual history evidence, rape shield, sexual assault, vulnerability, vulnerable witnesses

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The Elvis We Deserve: The Social Regulation of Sex/Gender and Sexuality Through Cultural Representations of 'the King'

Law, Culture and the Humanities, 2010, U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2009/05
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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drag kings, Elvis, gender, masculinity, performance, sexuality

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The Heart of the Matter: Criminalising Fraudulent Consent to Sex

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2019/26
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2019
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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sex, consent, fraud, HIV, trans, equality

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Sense and Sensibilities: A Feminist Critique of Legal Interventions Against Sexual Violence

Edinburgh Law Review. 23. 22-51, January 2019 , Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2019/27
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2019
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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sexual assault, rape, Scotland, socio-legal, feminist, law reform, social justice

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'We Walk Among You': Trans Identity Politics Goes to the Movies

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/39
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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Transgender, sex, gender identity, film, law, recognition, heteronormativity

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Queer Conflicts, Concept Capture and Category Co-Option: The Importance of Context in the State Collection and Recording of Sex/Gender Data

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2021/20
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Ben Collier and Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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Queer, trans, non-binary, data collection, sex, gender, law, concept capture

13.

Playing Games with Law

Z. Bankowski, M. Del Mar and P. Maharg, eds., (2011) Beyond Text in Legal Education
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Aug 2014
Suzanne Bouclin, Gillian Calder and Sharon Cowan
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of Victoria - Faculty of Law and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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critical pedagogy, law and aesthetics, law and learning

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The Scottish Feminist Judgments Project: A New Frontier

Oñati Socio-legal Series, vol. 8, n. 9 (2018), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2018/36
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2018
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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Feminism, judging, national identity, art, theatre of the oppressed, legal culture, Feminismo, juicio, identidad nacional, arte, teatro del oprimido, cultura jurídica

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To Buy or Not to Buy? Vulnerability and the Criminalisation of Commercial BDSM

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/37
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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BDSM, criminalisation, prostitution, sex work, vulnerability

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Re-Imagining Equality: Meaning and Movement

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/38
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Gillian Calder and Sharon Cowan
University of Victoria - Faculty of Law and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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equality, sex discrimination, performance, methodology, collaboration, dancing, movement

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The Best Place on the Planet to be Trans? Transgender Equality and Legal Consciousness in Scotland

Dunne, Peter. and Raj, Sen (2020) The Queer Outside in Law (Palgrave MacMillan), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2020/05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Feb 2021
Sharon Cowan
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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trans, transgender, equality, discrimination, law, legal consciousness, Scotland

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'Hearing the Right Gaps': Enabling and Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence within the UK Asylum Process

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/36
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Helen Baillot, Sharon Cowan and Vanessa E. Munro
Independent, University of Edinburgh - School of Law and University of Nottingham
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Rape, Asylum, Disclosure, Culture, Trauma, Narrative

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Seen But Not Heard? Parallels and Dissonances in the Treatment of Rape Narratives Across the Asylum and Criminal Justice Contexts

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 195-219, June 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 May 2009
Helen Baillot, Sharon Cowan and Vanessa E. Munro
Independent, University of Edinburgh - School of Law and University of Nottingham
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Second‐Hand Emotion? Exploring the Contagion and Impact of Trauma and Distress in the Asylum Law Context

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 40, Issue 4, pp. 509-540, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Nov 2013
Helen Baillot, Sharon Cowan and Vanessa E. Munro
Independent, University of Edinburgh - School of Law and University of Nottingham
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