Read e-book online Aspen Student Treatise for Introduction to Feminist Legal PDF

By Martha E. Chamallas

ISBN-10: 1454802219

ISBN-13: 9781454802211

The top textual content within the box, Introduction to Feminist felony Theory was once the 1st ebook that served as an introductory survey of feminist jurisprudence. Its historic view of feminist felony thought locations matters in social context and punctiliously experiences the evolving paradigms of up to date feminism from the Seventies in the course of the current. the whole diversity of criminal matters affecting ladies are coated, together with gender discrimination, rape, sexual harassment, motherhood, reproductive matters, and lots more and plenty extra. transparent, vigorous presentation retains scholars engaged and concerned with succinct overviews, intellectually stimulating fabric, and jargon-free prose.

The Third Edition positive factors up to date theories and subject matters, akin to the "autonomy" feminism and "masculinities" thought. growth of the present theory-based constitution comprises the "big 3" feminisms defined within the past version and the "new 3" feminisms, that are increased within the 3rd version. New utilized components are lined besides, corresponding to transgender felony concerns and intercourse trafficking. whereas the publication continues to be U.S.-focused, vital new fabric on international and comparative feminism has been extra. through the textual content, scholars will locate dialogue approximately alterations within the legislation in view that 2003 on matters comparable to rape, pay fairness, intercourse stereotyping, marriage equality, name IX, and more.

Thoroughly up-to-date, the revised 3rd variation presents:

  • Up-to-date theories and topics
    • "autonomy" feminism, "masculinities" thought, "social justice" feminism
    • LGBT and significant race perspectivesa
  • Two-part organization, concentrating on chronology and noticeable parts of the legislation which are of specific significance to feminist felony scholars
    • Part one specializes in chronology via studying the 3 generations of feminist criminal concept that experience emerged in view that 1971
      • the new release of Equality (1970s)
      • the new release of distinction (1980s)
      • the new release of complicated Identities (1990s to present)
      • this half also will contain the "new 3" feminisms within the third variation (intersectional, autonomy and postmodern feminism)
    • Part specializes in major components of the law, which fall into 3 categories
      • fiscal subordination of women
      • sexual subordination of women
      • motherhood and reproduction
  • Introduction of new utilized areas
    • transgender criminal issues
    • sex trafficking
    • reproductive justice
  • extra fabric on global and comparative feminism, whereas ultimate U.S.-focused
  • Discussion of changes within the law considering the fact that 2003
    • rape
    • domestic violence
    • pay equity
    • torts and tax law
    • same-sex marriage
    • name IX, and more

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