Feminist Perspectives on Contract Law
Feminist Perspectives on Child Law
Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law
Feminist Perspectives on Equity and Trusts
Feminist Perspectives on Criminal Law
Feminist Perspectives on Employment Law
Feminist Perspectives on Law and Theory
Feminist Perspectives on Land Law
Feminist Perspectives on Family Law
By Linda Mulcahy, Sally Wheeler
April 29, 2005
The law of contract is ripe for feminist analysis. Despite increasing calls for the re-conceptualisation of neo-classical ways of thinking, feminist perspectives on contract tend to be marginalised in mainstream textbooks. This edited collection questions the assumptions made in such works and the ...
By Jo Bridgeman, Daniel Monk
December 11, 2000
Feminist Perspectives on Child Law is a collection of interdisciplinary socio-legal essays which explore the complex relationship between childhood,gender and the law. Drawing on a wide range of feminist and critical theories and empirical research, these original essays challenge the gender ...
By Janice Richardson, Erika Rackley
March 13, 2014
Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law offers a distinctly feminist approach to key topics in tort law. Ten original essays written by feminist legal scholars from the UK, US, Canada and Australia encompass a range of ways of thinking about women, tort law and feminism. The collection provides a fresh ...
By Susan Scott-Hunt, Hilary Lim
January 16, 2001
Previous collections of essays on equity and trusts law have focused on doctrinal issues, only occasionally giving a policy gloss or suggestion of social context and impact. Although a critical approach can be glimpsed in journal articles and student texts, this collection of essays draws together ...
By Lois Bibbings, Donald Nicolson
November 08, 2000
Criminal law has traditionally been taught and analysed as if the gender of criminals and their victims is irrelevant. It has also been taught and analysed as if criminal law doctrine has no connection with questions of criminalisation,crime detection, decisions to charge and prosecute, lawyers ...
By Anne Morris, Thérèse O'Donnell
April 30, 1999
Whilst equal pay, maternity rights and sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, have received attention from feminist scholars, there is an increasing awareness that it is the whole of the working environment that must be examined if real progress is to be made....
By Janice Richardson, Ralph Sandland
November 20, 2000
What is the link between the way in which women are viewed as an aberration within law - such that pregnant women initially had to be compared with sick men to claim unfair dismissal - and the view of women as monstrous within philosophy? This book uses the failure of women to fit within male ...
By Hilary Lim, Anne Bottomley
May 24, 2007
The first book to examine the critical area of land law from a feminist perspective, it provides an original and critical analysis of the gendered intersection between law and land; ranging land use and ownership in England and Wales to Botswana, Papua New Guinea and the Muslim world. The authors ...
By Alison Diduck, Katherine O'Donovan
December 19, 2006
Examining specific areas of family law from a feminist perspective, this book assesses the impact that feminism has had upon family law. It is deliberately broad in scope, as it takes the view that family law cannot be defined in a traditional way. In addition to issues of long-standing concern for...