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Feminist Perspectives On Public Law

Author : Susan Millns
ISBN : 9781135345549
Genre : Law
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Feminist scholarship can provide public lawyers with the critical tools and insights to respond to these new challenges. This collection begins a dialogue between public law and feminism by offering a range of perspectives on contemporary public law themes and topics.

Feminist Perspectives On Child Law

Author : Jo Bridgeman
ISBN : 9781135343798
Genre : Law
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Whilst there many publications dealing with children from both legal and theoretical perspectives, the child is persistently represented and discussed as a gender neutral or pre-gender and pre-sexual object. This text uses feminist perspectives to explore more rarely addressed aspects of childhood.

Feminist Perspectives On The Foundational Subjects Of Law

Author : Anne Bottomley
ISBN : 9781843142706
Genre : Law
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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reproduction Ethics And The Law

Author : Joan C. Callahan
ISBN : 025320996X
Genre : Health & Fitness
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"Scholars already saturated with moral commentary on new reproductive arrangements are in for a stimulating surprise. For, this volume breaks new ground, scrutinizing their impact at a more penetrating level and challenging the terms of the dominant debate.... It should set a standard for further work and receive the attention of mainstream thinkers and policy makers that it so richly deserves." —Human Studies "... a valuable contribution to the literature in an important and rapidly evolving area of law and applied ethics." —Ethics "... virtually every essay is thought-provoking and well-informed, and together they address just the topics you'd want to see covered—as well as a few you might not have thought of." —Medical Humanities Review "... extremely interesting reading for all those who are involved in, or wish to know more about, the moral, social and policy consequences of new reproductive technologies." —Biosocial Science "This thought-provoking collection of essays addresses moral and legal questions revolving around modern human reproduction.... an invaluable resource for any family law practitioner." —The Women's Advocate "Editor Callahan presents a fascinating look at the facts, facets, and legal effects of modern technology on reproduction.... A work that provides insight on all issues concerning reproduction." —Choice "[The book] is a valuable contribution to the literature in an important evolving area of law and applied ethics." —Ethics "... displays the richness of feminist scholarship. It points the way for a fuller appreciation of the varied voices of feminist analyses in many other areas." —Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law "... a comprehensive, compelling and carefully researched volume. This is applied feminist ethics at its very impressive best." —Journal of Medical Ethics Essays address moral and legal quandaries related to human reproduction, adding to the feminist dimension of the public discussion of these issues, including: new complexities in contraception and abortion technologies; frozen embryos, unwed fathers, and the legal definition of parenthood; and the use of fetal tissue.

Feminist Perspectives On Criminal Law

Author : Lois Bibbings
ISBN : 9781135343712
Genre : Law
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Feminist Perspectives On Land Law

Author : Hilary Lim
ISBN : 9781135335045
Genre : Law
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The first book to examine the critical area of land law from a feminist perspective, it provides an original and critical analysis of the gendered intersection between law and land; ranging land use and ownership in England and Wales to Botswana, Papua New Guinea and the Muslim world. The authors draw upon the diverse disciplinary fields of law, anthropology and geography to open up perspectives that go beyond the usually narrow topography and cartography of land law. Addressing an unorthodox variety of sites where questions of women's access and rights to land are raised, this book includes chapters on: shopping malls ancient monuments nature reserves housing estates the family home. An interdisciplinary and enlivening account of feminist perspectives on land law, it is an excellent addition to the bookshelves of students and researchers in legal studies, gender studies, social anthropology and social geography.

Feminist Perspectives On Tort Law

Author : Janice Richardson
ISBN : 9780415619202
Genre : Law
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Brings together acknowledged experts in these two areas to pursue a distinctly feminist approach to the major areas of tort law.

Visible Women

Author : Susan James
ISBN : 9781847312488
Genre : Law
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How should feminist theories conceive of the subject? What is it to be a legal person? What part does embodiment play in subjectivity? Can there be a conception of rights which does justice to the social contexts in which rights claims are embedded? Is the way the law constitutes legal subjects a form of violence? These questions lie at the heart of contemporary feminist theory,and in this collection they are addressed by a group of distinguished international scholars working in law, philosophy and politics. The volume, in which the concerns of one author are taken up by others, advances current debate on two interconnected levels. First, it contains original and ground-breaking discussions of the questions raised above. At the same time, it contains a more reflexive strand of argument about the intellectual resources available to feminist thinkers, and the advantages and dangers of borrowing from non-feminist traditions of thought. It thus provides an exceptionally rich examination of contemporary legal and political feminist theory.

Feminist Perspectives On Employment Law

Author : Anne Morris
ISBN : 9781135345471
Genre : Law
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Whilst equal pay, maternity rights and sex discrimination have received attention from feminist scholars, there is an increasing awareness that the whole working environment needs to be examined. This text presents a discussion of traditional and less obvious aspects of employment.

Feminist Perspectives On Equity And Trusts

Author : Susan Scott-Hunt
ISBN : 9781135340506
Genre : Law
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Previous collections of essays on equity and trusts law have focused on doctrinal issues, only occasionally giving a policy gloss or suggestion of social context and impact. Although a critical approach can be glimpsed in journal articles and student texts, this collection of essays draws together both feminist and critical material. It is unique in being written by feminists, in dealing with equity and trusts as a whole and in being written in the critical tradition.

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