Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Sharon Cowan

Personal Chair of Feminist and Queer Legal Studies

  1. 2014
  2. Reason to Disbelieve: Evaluating the Rape Claims of Women Seeking Asylum in the UK

    Baillot, H., Cowan, S. & Munro, V. E., Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Law in Context. 10, 1, p. 105-39

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Offenses of Sex or Violence? Consent, Fraud, and HIV Transmission

    Cowan, S., 1 Jan 2014, In : New Criminal Law Review. 17, 1, p. 135-161

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. 2013
  5. Second-Hand Emotion? Exploring the Contagion and Impact of Trauma and Distress in the Asylum Law Context

    Baillot, H., Cowan, S. & Munro, V. E., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Law and Society. 40, 4, p. 509-540

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

    Cowan, S., Baillot, H. & Munro, V., 2013, University of Edinburgh, School of Law, Working Papers, 25 p.

    Research output: Working paper

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

    Cowan, S., 2013, University of Edinburgh, School of Law, Working Papers, 29 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  8. Playing Games with Law

    Cowan, S., Bouclin, S. & Calder, G., 2013, The Arts and the Legal Academy: Beyond Text in Legal Education. Bankowski, Z., Del Mar, M. & Maharg, P. (eds.). Ashgate Publishing, p. 63-86 (Emerging Legal Education).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  9. Re-Imagining Equality: Meaning and Movement

    Cowan, S. & Calder, G., 2013, University of Edinburgh, School of Law, Working Papers, 23 p.

    Research output: Working paper

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

    Cowan, S., 2013, University of Edinburgh, School of Law, Working Papers, 36 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  11. What a Long Strange Trip It's Been: Feminist and Queer Travels with Sex, Gender and Sexuality

    Cowan, S., 2013, The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory. Davies, M. & Munro, V. E. (eds.). new ed. Ashgate Publishing, p. 105-25

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  12. 2012
  13. "Just a Story": Rape Narratives and Credibility Assessments of Women Seeking Asylum

    Baillot, H., Cowan, S. & Munro, V., Jun 2012, In : Women's Asylum News. 111, p. 1-5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Criminalizing SM: Disavowing the Erotic, Instantiating Violence

    Cowan, S., 2012, The Structures of the Criminal Law. Duff, R. A., Farmer, L., Marshall, S. E., Renzo, M. & Tadros, V. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 59-84 26 p. (Criminalization).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  15. Motivating Questions and Partial Answers: A Response to Prosecuting Domestic Violence by Michelle Madden Dempse

    Cowan, S., 2012, In : Criminal Law and Philosophy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Research Briefing: Rape Narratives and Credibility Assessment (of Female Claimants) at the AIT

    Baillot, H., Cowan, S. & Munro, V., 2012, The Nuffield Foundation. 8 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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

    Cowan, S., 2012, In : Feminist Legal Studies. 20, 3, p. 263-79 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. ‘Hearing the Right Gaps’: Enabling and Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence within the UK Asylum Process

    Cowan, S., Baillot, H. & Munro, V., 2012, In : Social and Legal Studies. 21, 3, p. 1-28 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2011
  20. Crossing Borders, Inhabiting Spaces: The (In)credibility of Sexual Violence in Asylum Appeals

    Cowan, S., Baillot, H. & Munro, V., 2011, Regulating the International Movement of Women: From Protection to Control. FitzGerald, S. (ed.). Routledge, p. 111-32 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  21. Review of 'Scots Criminal Law: A Critical Analysis' By Pamel Ferguson and Claire McDiarmid

    Cowan, S., 2011, In : SCOLAG Legal Journal. 408, p. 242-243 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

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

    Cowan, S., 2011, SSRN: University of Edinburgh, School of Law, Working Papers, 17 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  23. 2010
  24. The Pain of Pleasure: Consent and the Criminalisation of Sado-Masochistic 'Assaults'

    Cowan, S., Oct 2010, Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon. Chalmers, J., Leverik, F. & Farmer, L. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 126-40 15 p. (Edinburgh Studies in Law).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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

    Cowan, S., 2010, Rethinking Rape Law: International and Comparative Perspectives. McGlynn, C. & Munro, V. E. (eds.). Routledge, p. 154-69 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)