Download e-book for iPad: Aspen Student Treatise for Introduction to Feminist Legal by Martha E. Chamallas

By Martha E. Chamallas

The prime textual content within the box, Introduction to Feminist felony Theory was once the 1st publication that served as an introductory survey of feminist jurisprudence. Its historic view of feminist criminal conception locations matters in social context and punctiliously reports the evolving paradigms of latest feminism from the Seventies in the course of the current. the complete variety of criminal concerns affecting ladies are lined, together with gender discrimination, rape, sexual harassment, motherhood, reproductive matters, and masses extra. transparent, full of life presentation retains scholars engaged and concerned with succinct overviews, intellectually stimulating fabric, and jargon-free prose.

The Third Edition gains up to date theories and themes, similar to the "autonomy" feminism and "masculinities" conception. enlargement of the present theory-based constitution contains the "big 3" feminisms defined within the past variation and the "new 3" feminisms, that are increased within the 3rd variation. New utilized components are lined to boot, akin to transgender criminal matters and intercourse trafficking. whereas the publication continues to be U.S.-focused, vital new fabric on worldwide and comparative feminism has been additional. in the course of the textual content, scholars will locate dialogue approximately adjustments within the legislation on account that 2003 on concerns resembling rape, pay fairness, intercourse stereotyping, marriage equality, name IX, and more.

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

  • Up-to-date theories and topics
    • "autonomy" feminism, "masculinities" conception, "social justice" feminism
    • LGBT and important race perspectivesa
  • Two-part organization, concentrating on chronology and great parts of the legislation which are of specific value to feminist criminal scholars
    • Part one specializes in chronology by means of analyzing the 3 generations of feminist criminal idea that experience emerged considering 1971
      • the iteration of Equality (1970s)
      • the new release of distinction (1980s)
      • the iteration of advanced Identities (1990s to present)
      • this half also will comprise the "new 3" feminisms within the third version (intersectional, autonomy and postmodern feminism)
    • Part specializes in important parts of the law, which fall into 3 categories
      • monetary 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 last U.S.-focused
  • Discussion of changes within the law considering 2003
    • rape
    • domestic violence
    • pay equity
    • torts and tax law
    • same-sex marriage
    • name IX, and more

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