LOCATION4th Floor
Call No. K349 .A74 2013
Title The Ashgate research companion to feminist legal theory / edited by Margaret Davies and Vanessa E. Munro.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 4th Floor  K349 .A74 2013    3500501351036W  
 Notes on Contributorsvii
 Editors' Introduction / Vanessa E. Munro1
pt. I THEORETICAL QUESTIONS IN FEMINIST LEGAL THEORY 
1.Contesting the Dominant Paradigm: Feminist Critiques of Liberal Legalism / Rosemary Hunter13
2.Feminism, Law and Materialism: Reclaiming the `Tainted' Realm / Joanne Conaghan31
3.Freedom, Power and Agency in Feminist Legal Theory / Nancy J. Hirschmann51
4.Law's Truths and the Truth About Law: Interdisciplinary Refractions / Margaret Davies65
pt. II CONCEPTS IN FEMINIST LEGAL THEORY 
5.Equality and Difference: Fertile Tensions or Fatal Contradictions for Advancing the Interests of Disadvantaged Women? / Elsje Bonthuys85
6.`What a Long Strange Trip It's Been': Feminist and Queer Travels with Sex, Gender and Sexuality / Sharon Cowan105
7.Theorizing Race, Theorizing Racism: New Directions in Interdisciplinary Scholarship / Jennifer C. Nash125
8.Feminists Rethink Multiculturalism: Resisting Essentialism and Cross-Cultural Hypocrisy / Sarah Song139
9.In the Name of God? Religion and Feminist Legal Theory / Samia Bano157
pt. III ISSUES IN FEMINIST LEGAL THEORY 
10.Gender and Terrain: Feminists Theorize Citizenship / Margot Young177
11.International Human Rights Law: Towards Rethinking Sex/Gender Dualism / Dianne Otto197
12.A New Frontline for Feminism and International Humanitarian Law / Judith Gardam217
13.Violence Against Women, `Victimhood' and the (Neo)Liberal State / Vanessa E. Munro233
14.The Body, Bodies, Embodiment: Feminist Legal Engagement with Health / Therese Murphy249
15.Motherhood and Law: Constructing and Challenging Normativity / Susan B. Boyd267
16.Marriage and Civil Partnership: Law's Role, Feminism's Response / Rosemary Auchmuty285
17.Gendered Power Over Taxes and Budgets / Asa Gunnarsson303
18.From Women and Labour Law to Putting Gender and Law to Work / Judy Fudge321
19.Gender, Justice and Law in a Global Market / Ann Stewart341
20.Women, Migration and the Constitutional Underpinning of the European Union / Patricia Tuitt361
21.Ecofeminism and the Environment: International Law and Climate Change / Karen Morrow377
 Index395
Published Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2013]
Copyright ©2013
Description xi, 423 pages ; 26 cm
Series Ashgate research companion
Ashgate research companion.
Contents Contesting the dominant paradigm : feminist critiques of liberal legalism / Rosemary Hunter -- Feminism, law and materialism : reclaiming the 'tainted' realm / 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Women, migration and the constitutional underpinning of the European Union / Patricia Tuitt -- Ecofeminism and the environment : international law and climate change / Karen Morrow.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Feminist jurisprudence.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Added Author Davies, Margaret (Margaret Jane), editor of compilation.
Munro, Vanessa, editor of compilation.
Variant Title Research companion to feminist legal theory
Feminist legal theory
ISBN 9781409418597 (hardback : alkaline paper)
1409418596 (hardback : alkaline paper)
9781409418603 (e-book)
140941860X (e-book)
9781472404053 (e-pub)
147240405X (e-pub)
OCLC No. or Control No. 828682683