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Feminist Perspectives on the Foundation Subjects of Law

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ISBN13: 9781859411940
ISBN: 1859411940
Published: March 1996
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This book provides a thought provoking and discursive account of feminist approaches to: contracts; torts; land law; equity and trusts; criminal law; public law; and European law. It offers an exciting selection of work which displays the breadth and depth of material,using historical and comparative analysis, political philosophy, legal theory and different literary styles to explore both law and feminist theory.

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Contents:
Contracting Out/ Contracting In: Some Feminist Considerations; Gender and Contracts; Tort Law and the Feminist Critique of Reason; A Feminist Challenge to Tort Law; Being Here: What a Woman Can Say About Land Law; Figures in a Landscape; Mapping Equit's Place: Here be Dragons; Beauty and the Beastly Bank: What Should Equity's Fairy Wand Do?; Ther Mirror Tells its Tale: Constructions of Gender in Criminal Law; Battered Woman Syndrome: Shifting the Parameters of Criminal Law Defences; Critical Perspectives on Women's Rights: The European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; A New Settlement Between the Sexes? Constitutional Law and the Citizenship of Women; Equality of Treatment in European Community Law: The Limits of Market Equality; The Internal Market and the European Union: Some Feminist Notes.