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Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law

Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law

1st Edition

Janice Richardson, Erika Rackley
March 14, 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...

Feminist Perspectives on Land Law

Feminist Perspectives on Land Law

1st Edition

Hilary Lim, Anne Bottomley
March 29, 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...

Feminist Perspectives on Family Law

Feminist Perspectives on Family Law

1st Edition

Alison Diduck, Katherine O'Donovan
November 30, 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...

Feminist Perspectives on Contract Law

Feminist Perspectives on Contract Law

1st Edition

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...

Feminist Perspectives on Equity and Trusts

Feminist Perspectives on Equity and Trusts

1st Edition

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...

Feminist Perspectives on Child Law

Feminist Perspectives on Child Law

1st Edition

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...

Feminist Perspectives on Law and Theory

Feminist Perspectives on Law and Theory

1st Edition

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...

Feminist Perspectives on Criminal Law

Feminist Perspectives on Criminal Law

1st Edition

Lois Bibbings, Donald Nicolson
November 08, 2000

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Feminist Perspectives on Employment Law

Feminist Perspectives on Employment Law

1st Edition

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....

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