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Gender and International Law: Critical Concepts in Law

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Edited by: Zoe Pearson, Sari Kouvo

ISBN13: 9780415520096
Published: August 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback, 4 Volumes
Price: £1020.00

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Confronting the patriarchal origins and male-dominated institutions of international law, over the last several decades serious thinking about gender and international law has developed into a flourishing discourse within its host discipline. From the lecture theatres and conferences of academia to the corridors of international institutions frequented by non-governmental organizations, diplomats, and the bureaucrats of international institutions, gender issues are now placed firmly on the international-law agenda. Indeed, scholarship on gender and international law is now an important and dynamic area of critique that continues to challenge the failures of the political, legal, and institutional frameworks of international law. As research in gender and international law continues to flourish, this new four-volume collection from Routledge's Critical Concepts in Law series brings together the most influential scholarship to date, gathering foundational and canonical theoretical work, together with innovative and cutting-edge applications and interventions. It provides an understanding of the development of the field of gender and international law, as well as highlighting areas of thought-provoking research to stimulate future developments in the field.

The first volume in the collection ('Defining Gender and International Law') assembles key works to illustrate the development of the field and provide users with a clear understanding of the concepts, methods, and theoretical underpinnings of gender and international law. Volume II ('Doing Gender and International Law: Actors and Institutions') brings gender and international law to life as an action-orientated field, theoretically sophisticated, but focused on and contributing to changes in how international and national law-makers treat gendered issues. Volume III ('Key Legal Themes in Gender and International Law') provides an overview of the different legal themes that have engaged scholars analysing international law from feminist, women-centred, or gendered perspectives. The scholarship assembled in the final volume ('Critical Movements and Emerging Issues in Gender and International Law') collects work that encourages critical reflections about gendered analyses of contemporary issues in international law. It also highlights where increased attention is needed, or where current approaches by feminist international legal scholars might require further scrutiny. With a full index, together with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the learned editors, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context, Gender and International Law is an essential work of reference and will be welcomed by researchers, advanced students, practitioners, and policy-makers.

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Public International Law
Volume I: Adding, Stirring and Inventing: Making Women Matter in International Law
Volume II: Doing Gender and International Law: Human Rights
Volume III: Doing Gender and International Law: Insecurity and Violence
Volume IV: Mobility, Borders and Global Markets