Dr Sarah Beresford


Current Teaching

  • Law 240 - Family Law
  • Law 350 - Gender and the Law

Lesbian spanners: A Re-appraisal of UK Consensual Sadomasochism Laws: a re-appraisal of UK consensual sadomasochism laws
Beresford, S.E. 13/06/2016 In: Liverpool Law Review. 38 p.
Journal article

We’re all same (sex) now?: lesbian (same) sex ;consummation; adultery and marriage
Beresford, S. 17/02/2016 In: Journal of GLBT Family Studies. 12, 5, p. 468-490. 23 p.
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Obscene performative pornography: R v Peacock [2012] and the legal construction of same sex and gendered identities in the UK
Beresford, S. 3/11/2014 In: Porn Studies. p. 378-390.
Journal article

The age of consent and the ending of queer theory
Beresford, S. 22/10/2014 In: Laws. 3, 4, p. 759-779. 21 p.
Journal article

Queer theory and the age of consent
Beresford, S. 5/02/2014
Other contribution

Trojan horses in Birmingham: the banning of religion in schools and education
Beresford, S. 2014
Other contribution

It's Not Me it's You : Law's Performance Anxiety Over Gender Identity in Cohabitation Cases
Beresford, S. 2012 In: Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly. 63, 2, p. 187-200. 14 p.
Journal article

No Gain Without Payne: International Child relocation Law
Beresford, S. 2012
Working paper

Relocating Children: A Comparative Study and the law in England and New Zealand
Beresford, S. 2012
Working paper

Seeking secularism: resisting religiosity in marriage and divorce. A comparative study of England and America
Beresford, S. 2011 In: Web Journal of Current Legal Issues. n/a, 3, p. n/a.
Journal article

Abolishing marriage: can civil partnership cover it?
Beresford, S., Falkus, C. 04/2009 In: Liverpool Law Review. 30, 1, p. 1-12. 12 p.
Journal article

Judging a book by its cover : the deployment (and) unsettling of familial images on family law textbook covers.
Beresford, S. 2009 In: Griffith Law Review. 18, 1, p. 41-55. 15 p.
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Review of John Witte, Eliza Ellison and William B. Eerdmans' 'Covenant marriage in comparative perspective'
Beresford, S. 2009 In: Ecclesiastical Law Journal. 11, 1, 3 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Get Over Your (Legal) 'Self': A Brief History of Lesbians, Motherhood and the Law.
Beresford, S. 06/2008 In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. 30, 2, p. 95-106. 12 p.
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Book review: Alison Diduck and Katherine O'Donovan, eds, Feminist Perspectives on Family Law.
Beresford, S. 04/2008 In: Feminist Theory. 9, 1, p. 122-123. 2 p.
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Guardianship in relation to children.
Beresford, S. 2008 In: The new Oxford companion to law. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 512-513. 2 p. ISBN: 9780199290543.

Guardianship in relation to persons with mental incapacity.
Beresford, S. 2008 In: The New Oxford companion to law. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 513-514. 2 p. ISBN: 9780199290543.

Couples deserve better than this.
Beresford, S., Falkus, C. 13/07/2007 In: Times Higher Education.
Journal article

The Control and Determination of Gender and Sexual Identity in Law.
Beresford, S. 2000 Lancaster University. 277 p.
Doctoral Thesis

Legal queeries: lesbian, gay and transgender legal studies
Moran, L., Monk, D., Beresford, S. 1998 London : Cassell. 203 p. ISBN: 9780304338641.

The lesbian mother: questions of gender and sexual identity
Beresford, S. 1998 In: Legal queeries. London : Cassell p. 57-67. 11 p. ISBN: 9780304338641 .

Femininity, sexuality and identity in law.
Beresford, S. 1996 In: Women, Power and Resistance. Buckingham : Open University Press p. 187-196. 10 p. ISBN: 0 335 19390 0.

Lesbians in residence and parental responsibility cases
Beresford, S. 1994 In: Family Law. 24, p. 643-645. 3 p.
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