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Feminist legal theory

a primer

by Nancy Levit

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Feminist jurisprudence -- United States.,
    • Feminist theory -- United States.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementNancy Levit and Robert R.M. Verchick ; foreword by Martha Minnow.
      SeriesCritical America
      ContributionsVerchick, Robert R. M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF478 .L48 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3418360M
      ISBN 100814751989, 0814751997
      ISBN 109780814751985, 9780814751992
      LC Control Number2005034711

      At long last, the complex field of feminist legal theory is presented in accessible, teachable form by two of its experts, Nancy Levit and Robert R. M. Verchick. In this outstanding primer, the authors introduce the diverse strands of feminist legal theory and the array of substantive legal Price: $ Feminist Legal Theory is just over a decade old in the United States and is even younger in most other countries. Here, Francis Olsen presents the best articles from within this burgeoning field. Drawing on literature which is extremely rich and varied, these volumes include articles from a range leading legal scholars and feminists. Two volumes.

      At long last, the complex field of feminist legal theory is presented in accessible, teachable form by two of its experts, Nancy Levit and Robert R. M. Verchick. In this outstanding primer, the authors introduce the diverse strands of feminist legal theory and the array of substantive legal issues relevant to women's and gender studies. The book centers on feminist legal theories—including. feminisms and feminist theorists can be contemplated. One of the most common is according to political/ideological orientation. According to this approach, which typically equates “feminism” with “feminist theory,” “liberal feminists” such as Betty Friedan (see Significant Others, p. ), focus on.

      the impact of feminist legal theory upon the way law is practiced. We begin with a brief introduction to the variety of feminist legal theories and their relationship to substantive legal struggles in which feminist practitioners have been engaged. We then turn to a more detailed description of the impact of feminist legal theory on legal Cited by: 3. * Feminist Legal Methods K. T. Bartlett. * Subordination, Rhetorical Survival Skills, and Sunday Shoes: Notes on the Hearing of Mrs. G Lucie E. White. *. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The emergence of feminist legal theory has reshaped people's understanding of the law and its potential for reforming social and political norms.


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