2 edition of Feminist analysis of law found in the catalog.
Feminist analysis of law
|Statement||[compiled by] Reaume.|
|Contributions||University of Toronto. Faculty of Law.|
|LC Classifications||K644.A58 .R42 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 v. ;|
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--American Journal of International Law This book should be required reading in all international law courses. Its presents a cogent overview of the development of international law and offers sophisticated critique of the law from a feminist viewpoint. Throughout the book the author's dedication to scholarship is clearly by: American feminists have identified law as an instrument of male supremacy since their first national gathering at Seneca Falls, New York in Critiques of law thus became an important part Feminist analysis of law book the early feminist movement, which succeeded in eradicating the most blatant examples of legal sexism.
The successes of the contemporary feminist movement might not have Cited by: 1. “Feminist analysis is like friendship: an ongoing process of deepening complexity, interactive, contradictory, insightful, emotional, enlightening, challenging, conflicting”, Nancy O.
Dowd wrote in her introduction to Feminist Legal Theory: An Anti-essentialist Reader (). She was specifically referring to the complex relationship feminist (legal) theory has with itself and.
The book presents the international laws on the use of force whilst demonstrating the unique insight a feminist analysis offers this central area of international law. The book highlights key conceptual barriers to the enhanced application of the law of the use of force, and develops international feminist method through rigorous engagement Cited by: 9.
Feminist theory is the extension of feminism into theoretical, fictional, or philosophical discourse. It aims to understand the nature of Feminist analysis of law book examines women's and men's social roles, experiences, interests, chores, and feminist politics in a variety of fields, such as anthropology and sociology, communication, media studies, psychoanalysis, home economics, literature.
Feminist Law Prof Ruthann Robson (CUNY) has posted to SSRN her chapter, Compulsory Matrimony, from the new Ashgate Press book Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations (Martha A.
Fineman, Jack E. Jackson and Adam P. Romero eds., Continue reading →. My research explores the applications of critical feminist legal and economic theory to contract law, seeking pragmatic openings for applied theory within the bounds of liberal private law discourse.
My thesis critiques the role of contract law in the everyday—employment, consumer, and user law—a set of phenomena I term contract life.
Cowan, S'Freedom and Capacity to make a Choice': A Feminist Analysis of Consent in the Criminal Law of Rape. in V Munro & C Stychin (eds), Sexuality and the Law: Feminist Engagements. Glasshouse Press (Routledge-Cavendish), pp.
Cited by: 6. The chapter delivers a critical feminist analysis of the current United Nations policy solutions and scholarship, and presents the problem of impunity for sexual exploitation and abuse by. The book presents the international laws on the use of force whilst demonstrating the unique insight a feminist analysis offers this central area of international law.
The book highlights key conceptual barriers to the enhanced application of the law of the use of force, and develops international feminist method through rigorous engagement.
Primary tasks of feminist philosophy of law are to identify such bias wherever it occurs within the legal system, through methodologies such as genealogical analysis, conceptual analysis, or normative critique (e.g., Bartlett ; MacKinnon ).Author: Leslie Francis, Patricia Smith.
The authors' aim is to deconstruct international law, to investigate the ways in which international law has brushed aside the injustices of women's situations around the world, and to 'redraw the boundaries' of international law so that it responds to these injustices/5(11).
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Schneider vividly recounts the complex lessons of two decades of experience as one of the nation’s leading scholars, activist, and teacher on these difficult issues.
‘Susan Harris Rimmer and Kate Ogg have compiled an important volume on feminist engagement with international law. The editors build on recent research and scholarship produced on the subject, but also extend their inquiries to areas not previously covered by feminist scholars of international law in great detail, but which are of significance to the corpus of international law.
Feminist Legal Studies is committed to an international perspective and to the promotion of feminist work in all areas of law, legal theory and legal practice. The journal publishes material in a range of formats, including articles, essay reviews, interviews, book reviews and notes on recent legal developments.
The Feminism and Legal Theory Project (FLT) fosters interdisciplinary examinations of the ways in which the interaction of law and culture shapes expectations, policies, and practices related to gender.
More specifically, the project addresses the intersection of gender with issues relating to age, race, class, ability, and sexuality. Get this from a library. The boundaries of international law: a feminist analysis.
[Hilary Charlesworth; C M Chinkin] -- The boundaries of international law is about why issues of sex and gender matter in public international law. Its central argument is that the absence of women in the development of international law.
The boundaries of international law is about why issues of sex and gender matter in public international law. Its central argument is that the absence of women in the development of international law has produced a narrow and inadequate jurisprudence that has legitimated the unequal position of women world-wide rather than confronted it.
The aim is to encourage a. Dowd, Nancy Elizabeth, Book Review: A Feminist Analysis of Adoption (). Harvard Law Review, Vol.p.; University of Florida Levin College of Law Research : Nancy E.
Dowd. Originally, the assumption that feminist analysis of law could be grounded in something that all women have in common may have been born of an understandable impatience to bring about immediate change together with the optimistic normative belief that if something (law, policy, etc.) was bad for all women it simply had to be by: 6.
Feminist jurisprudence is a philosophy of law based on the political, economic, and social equality of sexes. As a field of legal scholarship, feminist jurisprudence began in s. It now holds a significant place in U.S.
law and legal thought and influences many debates on sexual and domestic violence, inequality in the workplace, and gender.Second, feminist legal theory is dedicated to changing women's status through a rework of the law and its approach to gender.   It is a critique of American law that was created to change the way women were treated and how judges had applied the law in order to keep women in the same position they had been in for years.A FEMINIST ANALYSIS OF CERTAIN ASPECTS OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW Introduction The issue of gender in the context of the law of armed conflict1 is not one that has attracted attention from feminists.
It is, however, an area that raises acutely the invisibility and powerlessness of women when faced with the most.