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Feminism & Legal Theory

Martha Albertson Fineman

Feminism & Legal Theory

by Martha Albertson Fineman

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Published by Twayne Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11280743M
    ISBN 100805797815
    ISBN 109780805797817

    In this important book, Ann Scales, a founding contributor to the movement, reflects on the past, present, and future of feminist jurisprudence. Legal Feminism situates the feminist jurisprudence movement within the larger context of Western law and philosophy, focusing first on common problem areas of legal theory and decision-making, and then Cited by:   Part II discusses the divergent ways in which feminism engages the public/private dichotomy, particularly in relation to dependency. Keywords: Feminism, gender neutrality, gender difference, public sector, private sector, dependency, feminist legal theory, legal theory. Suggested Citation: Suggested by: 5.

    The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations by Adam P Romero, Martha Albertson Fineman, Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. To these ends, feminist philosophy of law applies insights from feminist epistemology, relational metaphysics and progressive social ontology, feminist political theory, and other developments in feminist philosophy to understand how legal institutions Author: Leslie Francis, Patricia Smith.

    Where we stand: observations on the situation of feminist legal thought / Clare Dalton --Review essay: feminist jurisprudence / Christina Brooks Whitman --Feminist theory as legal theory / Jenny Morgan --Feminism, Marxism, method, and the state: an agenda for theory / Catharine A. MacKinnon --Feminism, Marxism, method, and the state: toward. Unity and Diversity in Feminist Legal Theory Margaret Davies* Flinders University Abstract Feminist legal theory has undergone some significant changes over the past thirty years. This article provides an introductory overview of feminist legal theory, from liberal and radical feminism through to postmodernism. It outlines some of theCited by: 7.


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The book centers on feminist legal theories, including equal treatment theory, cultural feminism, dominance theory, critical race feminism, lesbian feminism, postmodern feminism, and ecofeminism.

Readers will find new material on women in politics, gender and globalization, and the promise and danger of expanding social by: 1. The authors also address feminist legal methods, such as consciousness raising and storytelling. The primer demonstrates the ways feminist legal theory operates in real-life contexts, including domestic violence, reproductive rights, workplace discrimination, education, sports, pornography, and 5/5(2).

Feminist Legal Theory book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Our understanding of the law and its potential for reforming s /5. Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations is a groundbreaking collection that brings together leading scholars in contemporary legal theory.

The volume explores, at times contentiously, convergences and departures among a variety of feminist and queer political by: Book Description. There is much debate about postfeminism, what it is, and its role in feminist politics.

Whilst postfeminism has become increasingly influential in the study of literature, popular culture, and philosophy, it has so far received comparatively little attention in law.

This book. This article examines the premise and presence of male bias, feminist jurisprudence and gendered reality, and feminist legal reasoning. Keywords: law, feminism, feminist jurisprudence, bias, women, legal reasoning, legal sexism, feminist psychology, feminist philosophy. American feminists have identified law as an instrument of male supremacy since their first national gathering at Seneca Falls, Cited by: 1.

The book centers on feminist legal theories, including equal treatment theory, cultural feminism, dominance theory, critical race feminism, lesbian feminism, postmodern feminism, and ecofeminism. Readers will find new material on women in politics, gender and globalization, and the promise and danger of expanding social media.

This book offers powerful analyses of the relationship between law and gender and new understandings of the limits of, and opportunities for, legal reform drawn from the experiences of women and from critical perspectives developed within other by: Feminist Legal Theoryis just over a decade old in the United States and is even younger in most other countries.

Here, Francis Olsen presents the best articles from within this burgeoning field. was one of the ways in which feminist legal theory became conscious of the need for interdisciplinary scholarship.

The importance of extra-legal discourses also became obvious as reform. Feminist legal theory is one of the most dynamic fields in the law, and it affects issues ranging from child custody to sexual harassment. Since its initial publication inFeminist Legal Theory: A Primer has received rave reviews.

Queer Theory Heterosexual Matrix Performativity. Judith Butler. A Brief History of Women’s Rights in the United States s. American colonial law held that “by marriage, the husband and wife are one person in the law. The very being and legal existence of the woman is suspended during the.

Book Description. As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old. Those three decades have seen consolidation and renewal of its central concerns as well as remarkable growth, dynamism and change. The book centers on feminist legal theories—including equal treatment theory, cultural feminism, dominance theory, critical race feminism, lesbian feminism, postmodern feminism, and ecofeminism.

The authors also address feminist legal methods, Price: $ Feminist Legal Theory is just over a decade old in the United States and is even younger in most other countries. Here, Francis Olsen presents the best articles from within this burgeoning field. Drawing on literature which is extremely rich and varied, these volumes include articles from a range leading legal scholars and feminists.

Two volumes. The project of feminist legal theory is twofold. First, feminist jurisprudence seeks to explain ways in which the law played a role in women's former subordinate status. Second, feminist legal theory is dedicated to changing women's status through a rework of the law and its approach to gender.

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.

FEMINIST LEGAL THEORY Spring Professor Laura Rosenbury. Holland Hall, Dean’s Suite. [email protected] OVERVIEW. In this course, we will read feminist theory, queer theory, and other critical theory in order to examine constructions of gender and the roles legal systems play in those constructions.

Feminist Legal Theory and Practice what social, political and economic systems prop up discriminatory laws and practices that marginalize women. The feminist framework also imbeds a commitment to solidarity and movement-building within the program.

While a good legal outcome, using international law is a positive outcome. THE DEBATE ovER EssENTIALISM: GENDER AND RACE -- Introduction -- Feminist Reason: Getting It and Losing It / Martha Minow -- Race and Essentialism in Feminist Legal Theory / Angela P.

Harris -- Feminist Jurisprudence: Grounding the Theories / Patricia A. Cain -- Race, Racism, and Feminist Legal Theory / Marlee Kline -- Demarginalizing the Pages:.

Feminism & Legal Theory Collection. Emory School of Law's Feminism and Legal Theory Project fosters interdisciplinary examinations of the ways in which the interaction of law and culture shapes expectations, policies, and practices related to gender.

MacMillan Law Library maintains research guides on topics of interest to researchers in this area.Feminist and Queer Legal Theory Book Summary: Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations is a groundbreaking collection that brings together leading scholars in contemporary legal theory.

The volume explores, at times contentiously, convergences and departures among a variety of feminist and queer political projects.Summary: "Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory provides law students with a solid foundation to understand feminism in a legal context.

Students will become more familiar with the basic vocabulary, important concepts, and recurring debates that have most strongly influenced feminist legal writers over the past three decades."--Jacket.