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Legal feminism : activism, lawyering, and legal theory

Author: Ann Scales
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
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"In the late 1970s, feminist scholars and activists joined together to build a movement aimed at bringing feminist theory and experiences to the practice and teaching of American law. Since then, the feminist jurisprudence movement has taken root, with courts and legislatures addressing matters of sex and gender inequality, and law schools employing feminist and post-feminist theory in the classroom. In this book,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Scales
ISBN: 0814798454 9780814798454
OCLC Number: 62766074
Description: ix, 219 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The rule of law --
Certainty and doubt --
Intractable questions --
The limits of liberalism --
Feminist legal theory --
Feminist legal method --
False consciousness --
The future of legal feminism.
Responsibility: Ann Scales.
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Part personal memoir, part primer, and part treatise, this work is an account of how feminist jurisprudence can solve traditional legal conflicts, and why it matters to anyone committed to building  Read more...

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