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Vol 23 No 1 Jan/Feb 2018

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The Law of Privilege

Edited by: Bankim Thanki
Price: £195.00

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The Hidden Gender of Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781862873407
ISBN: 1862873402
Published: June 2002
Publisher: The Federation Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.99

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This title examines the links between law and women's lives and in doing so, unites both theory and practice. The book has immense detail and intellectual rigour - together with proposals for a reconstruction of the law.

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Part One Recurrent theoretical themes: the public/private dichotomy; gender (in)equality; methodologies and epistemologies. Part Two Women and economic (in)dependence: work in families; out to work. Part Three Women and connection: constructing relationships; controlling reproductive bodies; losing children. Part Four Gendered harms: violence - an introduction; invading women's bodies; sexual harassment and pornography. Part Five An agenda for change?: legal strategies and social change.