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Women in the World's Legal Professions

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ISBN13: 9781841133201
ISBN: 1841133205
Published: April 2003
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £43.99
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Women lawyers, less than a century ago still almost a contradiction in terms, have come to stay. Who are they? Where are they? What impact have they had on the profession that had for so long been a bastion of male domination? These are key questions asked in this comprehensive study of women in the world's legal professions. Answers are based on both quantitative and qualitative analyses, using a variety of conceptual frameworks. Authors present and evaluate the situation of women in the legal profession in both common and civil law countries in the developed world. Fifteen countries from four continents are covered: the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England, Israel, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Finland, France, Italy, Brazil, Korea and Japan. The focus ranges from judges and public prosecutors, to law professors, lawyers (attorneys), notaries and company lawyers. National differences are clearly in evidence, but so are common features cutting across national boundaries. Experience of glass ceilings and revolving doors is as widespread and as real as success stories of women lawyers pursuing their own projects.

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Subjects:
General Interest
Contents:
Introduction: Women in the World’s Legal Professions: Overview and Synthesis
- Ulrike Schultz
PART 1. WOMEN LAWYERS IN THE COMMON LAW WORLD
1. Gender and the Profession: An American Perspective
- Deborah Rhode
2. The Effect of Lawyer Gender on Client Perceptions of Lawyer Behaviour
- William Felstiner et al
3. Gender in Context: Women in Family Law
- Lynn Mather
4. Barriers to Gender Equality in the Canadian Legal Establishment
- Fiona M Kay and Joan Brockman
5. Engendering the Legal Profession: The Education Strategy
- Mary Jane Mossman
6. Women in the Legal Profession: The Australian Profile
- Rosemary Hunter
7. Women Barristers and Gender Difference in Australia
- Rosemary Hunter
8. New Zealand Women Lawyers at the End of the Twentieth Century
- Georgina Murray
9. The Status of Women Lawyers in the United Kingdom
- Clare MS McGlynn
10. Strategies for Reforming the English Solicitors’ Profession: An Analysis of the Business Case for Sex Equality
- Clare MS McGlynn
11. Prospects for Parity: The Position of Women in the Judiciary in England and Wales
- Kate Malleson
12. Can Women Lawyer Differently? A Perspective from the UK
- Hilary Sommerlad
13. The Remains of the Day: The Women Law Professors Project
- Celia Wells
14. Lawyers in the Courtroom: Gender,Trials and Professional Performance in Israel
- Bryna Bogoch
PART 2. WOMEN LAWYERS IN THE CIVIL LAW WORLD
15. The Status of Women Lawyers in Germany
- Ulrike Schultz
16. Women Lawyers in Germany: Perception and Construction of Femininity
- Ulrike Schultz
17. Women Lawyers in the New Federal States of Germany: From Quantity to Quality?
- Gisela Shaw
18. Women in the Dutch Legal Profession (1950–2000)
- Leny E de Groot-van Leuwen
19. Choices in Context: Life Histories of Women Lawyers in the Netherlands
- Heleen FP Ietswaart
20. Women Lawyers in Poland under the Impact of Post-1989 Transformation
- Ma?gorzata Fuszara
21. Women Jurists in Finland at the Turn of the Century: Breakthrough or Intermezzo?
- Harriet Silius
22. Male Strategies in the Face of the Feminisation of a Profession: The Case of the French Judiciary
- Anne Boigeol
23. Professional Body and Gender Difference in Court: The Case of the First (Failed) Woman Lawyer in Modern Italy
- Vittorio Olgiati
24. Women in the Judiciary: A Perspective from Brazil
- Eliane Botelho Junqueira
25. Lee Tai-Young (1914–1998): The Pioneer Woman Lawyer of South Korea
- Haesook Kim
26. Women Lawyers in Japan: Contradictory Factors in Status
- Yuriko Kaminaga and Jörn Westhoff

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