Justice Bertha Wilson : one woman's difference (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Justice Bertha Wilson : one woman's difference

Author: Kim Brooks
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Series: Law and society
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This timely, evocative book showcases Bertha Wilson's contributions to the Canadian legal landscape and explores the issues that this controversial personality grappled with in her life and career.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Bertha Wilson; Bertha Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Brooks
ISBN: 9780774817332 077481733X 9780774817325 0774817321 9780774817349 0774817348
OCLC Number: 1139940589
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xi, 328 pages).
Contents: Preface / Justice Claire L'Heureux-DubeIntroduction / Kim BrooksPart 1: Foundations1 Bertha Wilson's Practice Years (1958-75): Establishing a Research Practice and Founding a Research Department in Canada / Angela Fernandez and Beatrice Tice2 A Traditionalist's Property Jurisprudence/ Larissa Katz3 Power, Discretion, and Vulnerability, Justice Wilson and Fiduciary Duty in the Corporate/Commercial Context / Janis Sarra4 A Few More Spokes to the Wheel: Reasonableness, Fairness, and Justice in Justice Bertha Wilson's Approach to Contract Law / Moira L. McConnell5 Giving Emotions Their Due: Justice Bertha Wilson's Response to Intangible Loss in Contract / Shannon Kathleen O'ByrnePart 2: Controversy6 Picking up Where Justice Wilson Left Off: The Tort of Discrimination Revisited / Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey7 Paradigms of Prostitution: Revisiting the Prostitution Reference / Janine Benedet8 Contextualizing Criminal Defences: Exploring the Contribution of Justice Bertha Wilson / Isabel Grant and Debra Parkes9 "Finally I know Where I am Going to Be From": Culture, Context, and Time in a Look Back at Racine v. Woods / Gillian Calder10 Challenging Patriarchy or Embracing Liberal Norms? Justice Wilson's Child Custody and Access Decisions / Susan B. BoydPart 3: Reflections11 But Was She a Feminist Judge? / Beverley Baines12 I Agree/Disagree for the Following Reasons: Convergence, Divergence, and Justice Wilson's "Modest Degree of Creativity" / Marie-Claire Belleau, Rebecca Johnson, and Christina Vinters13 A Way of Being in the World / Lorna Turnbull14 Ideas and Transformation: A Reflection on Bertha Wilson's Contribution to Gender Equality in the Legal Profession / Melina Buckley15 Taking a Stand on Equality: Bertha Wilson and the Evolution of Judicial Education in Canada / Rosemary Cairns Way and T. Brettel Dawson16 Bertha Wilson: "Silences" in a Woman's Life Story / Mary Jane MossmanIndex
Series Title: Law and society
Responsibility: edited by Kim Brooks.

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Justice Bertha Wilson is an original contribution ... this collection of essays reminds us that all women constitute themselves within conditions of overt and more ambient gender discrimination. Read more...

 
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