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Feminist legal theories

Feminist legal theories

influencing laws and legal processes

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Published by MCLE in Boston, MA (10 Winter Pl., Boston 02108-4751) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Feminist jurisprudence -- United States.,
    • Law -- Social aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJudith G. Greenberg ... [et al.].
      ContributionsGreenberg, Judith G., Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (1982- )
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF478.A5 F48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 384 p. ;
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1443726M
      LC Control Number93079133
      OCLC/WorldCa28740892

      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 enforce dominant gendered and masculinist : Leslie Francis, Patricia Smith.   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.

      Feminism as a Theory of Law As a concept, feminism is very much a modern notion within legal circles, which aims to eradicate any prejudice against women’s rights. This in a society strongly founded upon a male-orientated legal system, which historically fails to recognise the social and legal.   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:

        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 : NYU Press. 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:


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Feminist legal theory, also known as feminist jurisprudence, is based on the belief that the law has been fundamental in women 's historical subordination. 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.

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Readers will find new material on women in politics, gender and globalization, and the promise and danger of expanding social by: 1. Feminist and Gender Theories The very being and legal existence of the woman is suspended during the.

marriage, or at least is incorporated into that of her husband under whose wing and In her most influential book, The Second Sex (), de Beauvoir argued that.

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.

Obiora, R. Perry, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2 Definitions. Feminist legal theory is a legacy both of the nineteenth century campaigns for women's emancipation and of the renaissance of feminist activism in the United States and elsewhere since the s.

Although there is much debate about its definition, feminist legal theory can be understood. about the editor Karen J. Maschke holds a Ph.D. in political science from Johns Hopkins University. Her area of specialization in public law, with a concentration on women and the law. She is the author of Litigation, Courts, and Women Workers (Praeger, ) and has published articles concerning women's legal rights.

She is the recipient of a fellowship from the national Endowment for the. FEMINIST LEGAL THEORY Feminist legal theory is the study of the philosophical foundations of law and justice; informed by women's experiences, its goal is to transform the legal system and the understanding of it to improve the quality of jurisprudence and women's lives.

Feminists working in law share the convictions that the historical and continuing exclusions of women from the law's. Feminist Legal Theories Starting in the s, the enrollment of women in law schools changed from a small number to a growing percentage, leaping from 6, out of a total of 78, law students in to 40, out ofin In this outstanding primer, the authors introduce the diverse strands of feminist legal theory and the array of substantive legal issues relevant to women's and gender studies.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Difference and dominance: on sex discrimination () / Catharine A. MacKinnon --Demarginalizing the intersection of race and sex: a Black feminist critique of antidiscrimination doctrine, feminist theory and antiracist politics / Kimberle Crenshaw --Challenging law, establishing differences.

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 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.

While the collection is expansive, the readings are hampered by their limited viewpoints on gender and race. Many of the readings point out the backbending necessary by the legal system to award rights to women in comparison to men, and then do similar backbending to justify the rights of women on the basis of them being women, when gender is a social construct/5.

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 of the early feminist movement, which succeeded in eradicating the most blatant examples of legal sexism.

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Cover Page Footnote. Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law. Thanks to the Julius Rosenthal Endowment Fund for research support in the summer of and to Daniel Goldwin for his assistance with research for this essay.

* Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law by: 5. Foreword: Feminist Legal Theory, Renewed and Primed for Action Martha Minow ix. Acknowledgments xiii. Introduction 1. 1 Feminist Legal Theories 2 Feminist Legal Methods 3 Workplace, Wages, and Welfare 4 Education and Sports 5 Gender and the Body 6 Marriage and Family 7 Sex and Violence 8 Feminist Legal Theory and Brand: New York University Press.