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Applications of Feminist Legal Theory to Women"s Lives

Sex, Violence, Work, and Reproduction (Women in the Political Economy)

by D. Kelly Weisberg

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative law,
  • Feminism,
  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Women,
  • Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Gender & the Law,
  • Legal System,
  • Feminist jurisprudence,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Sex and law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8668810M
    ISBN 101566394236
    ISBN 109781566394239

    II. FEMINIST THEORY A. Themes Within the Theory Feminist theory generally may be described as a challenge to the prevailing accounts of women's societal position, and a means to recover women's stories, which have long been suppressed in Western culture.! Feminist theory is deconstructive;3 rooted in the experi-ences of women, feminist theory.   Martha Chamallas has updated her invaluable text Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory. Here is the publisher’s description of the new edition: Widely respected as a leading text in the field, Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory (3d ed. ) spans the Continue reading →.

    We will read major works in feminist legal theory and discuss the practical effects these theoretical formulations have on selected legal issues of importance to men and women. Among other things, we will consider the impact feminist legal theory has had on anti-discrimination law and the ways that different interpretations of gender equality.   Radical vs. Liberal Feminist Legal Theory «Previous / Men have been in control for so long that legal discourse completely ignores the reality of women’s lives. Using the tools of domination and sexual subordination instead of equality, radical feminists in the MacKinnon camp argue for changes in law that will end the inequality in.

    FEMINIST LEGAL THEORY. Fall Professor Carissima Mathen. [email protected] ext. 1. SYLLABUS. COURSE INFORMATION. a. Class Times and Location. Tuesday, , room b. Learning Objectives. This course examines feminist legal theory as both a site of intellectual inquiry and a tool for effecting social Size: 48KB.   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/5(23).


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This book, the second of two volumes, examines the pressing issues that affect women&#;pornography, prostitution, battery, rape, pay equity, sexual harassment, motherhood, abortion, adoption, new reproductive technologies&#;and considers them through the lens of feminist legal theory.

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Book Edition:   North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan : D. Kelly Weisberg, Catharine A MacKinnon, Richard A Posner, Mary Becker. Get this from a library. Applications of feminist legal theory to women's lives: sex, violence, work, and reproduction.

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The contributions are arranged thematically and include an introduction and comprehensive literature review by the editor. Applications of Feminist Legal Theory to Women's Lives will be a valuable text for students, a resource for scholars and policy makers, and a useful introduction for general readers.

Applications Of Feminist Legal Theory to Women’s Lives: Sex, Violence, Work, and Repdroduction Examines the pressing issues that affect women pornography, prostitution, battery, rape, pay equity, sexual harassment, motherhood, abortion, adoption, reproductive technologies and considers them through the lens of feminist legal theory.

Applications Of Feminist Legal Theory Book Description: This book, the second of two volumes, examines the pressing issues that affect women-pornography, prostitution, battery, rape, pay equity, sexual harassment, motherhood, abortion, adoption, new reproductive technologies-and considers them through the lens of feminist legal theory.

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. Applications of feminist legal theory to women's lives: sex, violence, work, and reproduction / edited by D.

Kelly Weisberg. K A67 The Ashgate research companion to feminist legal theory / edited by Margaret Davies and Vanessa E. Munro. 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. See further N.

Lacey, “Feminist Legal T heory Beyond Neu trality” () 48(2) Current Legal Pr oblems 4 The adoption of gender neutral rules in family law is one particular example. Legal Images ofBattered Women: Redefining the Issue ofSeparation I However, the term "postseparation woman abuse" fails to capture the many cases where violence occurs in response to the decision itself: the essential attack is on theAuthor: D.

Kelly Weisberg, Catharine A MacKinnon, Richard A Posner, Mary Becker. 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: A Primer. likes. "Feminist Legal Theory" shows the importance of the roles of law and feminist legal theory in shaping contemporary gender ers: 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. Drawing on literature which is extremely rich and varied, these volumes include articles from a range leading legal scholars and feminists. Two volumes.

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.

Similarly, feminist legal scholars argue for attention in legal education and in legal advocacy to particular contexts. Situations generating conflicts should be analyzed in light of larger patterns of political, economic, and social inequalities along not only gender but also race, class, and sexual orientation lines.

THE DIFFERENCE IN WOMEN'S HEDONIC LIVES: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL CRITIQUE OF FEMINIST LEGAL THEORY. Robin. L. West* INTRODUCTION. Women's subjective, hedonic lives are different from men's. The quality of our suffering is different from that of men's, as is the nature of our joy.

Furthermore, and of more direct concern to feminist law­. Mainstream feminists must listen to women of Color when they voice their struggles.

I don't believe feminisms is a monolithic movement, so I understand why some feminist groups and organizations focus their work on the issues that affect their immediate communities.

But hear me out, and you'll understand why immigration reform must be seen as a feminist Author: Patricia Valoy.Feminist Legal Theory, Feminist Lawmaking, and the Legal Profession. 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.