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The Resource The Ashgate research companion to feminist legal theory, edited by Margaret Davies, Vanessa E. Munro, (electronic resource)

The Ashgate research companion to feminist legal theory, edited by Margaret Davies, Vanessa E. Munro, (electronic resource)

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The Ashgate research companion to feminist legal theory
Title
The Ashgate research companion to feminist legal theory
Statement of responsibility
edited by Margaret Davies, Vanessa E. Munro
Title variation
Research companion to feminist legal theory
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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. This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought, which is manifested in this dynamic combination of stability and change, as well as in the diversity of perspectives and methodologies, and the extensive range of subject-matters, which are now included within its ambit. Bringing together contributors from across a range of jurisdictions and legal traditions, the book provides a concise but critical review of existing theory in relation to the core issues or concepts that have animated, and continue to animate, feminism. It provides an authoritative and scholarly review of contemporary feminist legal thought, and seeks to contribute to the ongoing development of some of its new approaches, perspectives, and subject-matters. The Companion is divided into three parts, dealing with'Theory','Concepts'and'Issues'. The first part addresses theoretical questions which are of significance to law, but which also connect to feminist theory at the broadest and most interdisciplinary level. The second part also draws on general feminist theory, but with a more specific focus on debates about equality and difference, race, culture, religion, and sexuality. The'Issues'section considers in detail more specific areas of substantive legal controversy.--
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Davies, Margaret
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Munro, Vanessa
  • EBSCOhost
Series statement
  • Ashgate research companion
  • Ebsco eBook Collection
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  • Feminist jurisprudence
  • Women
Label
The Ashgate research companion to feminist legal theory, edited by Margaret Davies, Vanessa E. Munro, (electronic resource)
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http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=637179
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Equality and difference : fertile tensions or fatal contradictions for advancing the interests of disadvantaged women?
  • Elsje Bonthuys
  • 'What a long, strange trip it's been' : feminist and queer travel with sex, gender and sexuality
  • Sharon Cowan
  • Theorizing race, theorizing racism : new directions in interdisciplinary scholarship
  • Jennifer C. Nash
  • Feminists rethink multiculturalism : resisting essentialism and cross-cultural hypocrisy
  • Sarah Song
  • In the name of God? : religion and feminist legal theory
  • Samia Bano
  • Contesting the dominant paradigm : feminist critiques of liberal legalism
  • Gender and terrain : feminists theorize citizenship
  • Margot Young
  • International human rights law : towards rethinking sex/gender dualism
  • Diane Otto
  • A new frontline for feminism and international humanitarian law
  • Judith Gardam
  • Violence against women, 'victimhood' and the (neo)liberal state
  • Vanessa E. Munro
  • The body, bodies, embodiment : feminist legal engagement with health
  • Marie Fox and Thérèse Murphy
  • Rosemary Hunter
  • Motherhood and law : constructing and challenging normativity
  • Susan B. Boyd
  • Marriage and civil partnership : law's role, feminism's response
  • Rosemary Auchmuty
  • Gendered power over taxes and budgets
  • Åsa Gunnarsson
  • From women and labour law to putting gender and law to work
  • Judy Fudge
  • Gender, justice and law in a global market
  • Ann Stewart
  • Feminism, law and materialism : reclaiming the 'tainted' realm
  • Women, migration and the constitutional underpinning of the European Union
  • Patricia Tuitt
  • Ecofeminism and the environment : international law and climate change
  • Karen Morrow
  • Joanne Conaghan
  • Freedom, power, and agency in feminist legal theory
  • Nancy J. Hirschmann
  • Law's truths and the truth about law : interdisciplinary refractions
  • Margaret Davies
Control code
ybp13172277
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 423 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781317043416
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857769495
Label
The Ashgate research companion to feminist legal theory, edited by Margaret Davies, Vanessa E. Munro, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=637179
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Equality and difference : fertile tensions or fatal contradictions for advancing the interests of disadvantaged women?
  • Elsje Bonthuys
  • 'What a long, strange trip it's been' : feminist and queer travel with sex, gender and sexuality
  • Sharon Cowan
  • Theorizing race, theorizing racism : new directions in interdisciplinary scholarship
  • Jennifer C. Nash
  • Feminists rethink multiculturalism : resisting essentialism and cross-cultural hypocrisy
  • Sarah Song
  • In the name of God? : religion and feminist legal theory
  • Samia Bano
  • Contesting the dominant paradigm : feminist critiques of liberal legalism
  • Gender and terrain : feminists theorize citizenship
  • Margot Young
  • International human rights law : towards rethinking sex/gender dualism
  • Diane Otto
  • A new frontline for feminism and international humanitarian law
  • Judith Gardam
  • Violence against women, 'victimhood' and the (neo)liberal state
  • Vanessa E. Munro
  • The body, bodies, embodiment : feminist legal engagement with health
  • Marie Fox and Thérèse Murphy
  • Rosemary Hunter
  • Motherhood and law : constructing and challenging normativity
  • Susan B. Boyd
  • Marriage and civil partnership : law's role, feminism's response
  • Rosemary Auchmuty
  • Gendered power over taxes and budgets
  • Åsa Gunnarsson
  • From women and labour law to putting gender and law to work
  • Judy Fudge
  • Gender, justice and law in a global market
  • Ann Stewart
  • Feminism, law and materialism : reclaiming the 'tainted' realm
  • Women, migration and the constitutional underpinning of the European Union
  • Patricia Tuitt
  • Ecofeminism and the environment : international law and climate change
  • Karen Morrow
  • Joanne Conaghan
  • Freedom, power, and agency in feminist legal theory
  • Nancy J. Hirschmann
  • Law's truths and the truth about law : interdisciplinary refractions
  • Margaret Davies
Control code
ybp13172277
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 423 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781317043416
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857769495

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