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.
Munro, Vanessa, editor.
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