Introduction to Feminist Jurisprudence

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Cavendish Publishing, 1998 M09 7 - 364 pages

This book provides a student text covering the major issues in feminist jurisprudence and to analyse the manner in which both traditional jurisprudence and law have remained a masculine subject.

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Contents

FEMINIST JURISPRUDENCE
3
THE FEMINIST GENDER DEBATE
14
Gender Inequalities and Law
29
THE FRANCHISE
40
Patriarchy
57
CONTEMPORARY PATRIARCHAL MANIFESTATIONS
64
INEQUALITY IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SPHERES
70
FEMINIST CRITIQUE
83
III
163
Postmodernism and Critical Legal Studies
177
Women and Medicine
211
Women Violence and the Legal System
251
spheres of life
258
rape
275
Pornography and Prostitution
281
Civil Rights Ordinances
295

NATURAL LAW THOUGHT
89
II
95
THE FAILURES OF TRADITIONAL JURISPRUDENCE
117
MARXISTSOCIALIST FEMINISM
135
II
143
ABSOLUTE AND MODIFIED
301
PORNOGRAPHY
309
Bibliography
321
Index
341
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Queen Mary, University of London, UK

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