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1st Edition

Feminist Legal Theory
Readings In Law And Gender

ISBN 9780813312484
Published December 4, 1991 by Routledge
460 Pages

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Book Description

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 disciplines.

Table of Contents

Credits -- Introduction -- Sexual Difference and Equality Theory -- The Equality Crisis: Some Reflections on Culture, Courts, and Feminism [1982] -- Reconstructing Sexual Equality [1987] -- Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory, and Antiracist Politics [1989] -- Difference and Dominance: On Sex Discrimination [1984] -- Deconstructing Gender [1989] -- Telling Stories About Women and Work: Judicial Interpretations of Sex Segregation in the Workplace in Title VII Cases Raising the Lack of Interest Argument [1990] -- Questioning the Legal Subject -- On Being the Object of Property [1988] -- Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: Toward Feminist Jurisprudence [1983] -- Jurisprudence and Gender [1988] -- Race and Essentialism in Feminist Legal Theory [1990] -- Feminist Jurisprudence: Grounding the Theories [1990] -- Feminism and Critical Theory -- Deconstructing Contract Doctrine [1985] -- Statutory Rape: A Feminist Critique of Rights Analysis [1984] -- The Dialectic of Rights and Politics: Perspectives from the Women’s Movement [1986] -- Feminist Critical Theories [1990] -- Turning Feminist Method Inward -- Feminist Reason: Getting It and Losing It [1988] -- Feminist Legal Methods [1990] -- Subordination, Rhetorical Survival Skills, and Sunday Shoes: Notes on the Hearing of Mrs. G. [1990] -- About the Book and Editors

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