By Martha E. Chamallas

ISBN-10: 1454802219

ISBN-13: 9781454802211

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

The Third Edition beneficial properties updated theories and themes, similar to the "autonomy" feminism and "masculinities" thought. growth of the present theory-based constitution comprises the "big 3" feminisms defined within the prior variation and the "new 3" feminisms, that are accelerated within the 3rd version. New utilized components are lined to boot, resembling transgender criminal concerns and intercourse trafficking. whereas the e-book continues to be U.S.-focused, very important new fabric on worldwide and comparative feminism has been further. through the textual content, scholars will locate dialogue approximately alterations within the legislations given that 2003 on matters comparable to rape, pay fairness, intercourse stereotyping, marriage equality, identify IX, and more.

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

  • Up-to-date theories and topics
    • "autonomy" feminism, "masculinities" thought, "social justice" feminism
    • LGBT and demanding race perspectivesa
  • Two-part organization, targeting chronology and great parts of the legislation which are of specific significance to feminist felony scholars
    • Part one specializes in chronology by means of studying the 3 generations of feminist felony conception that experience emerged due to the fact that 1971
      • the iteration of Equality (1970s)
      • the iteration of distinction (1980s)
      • the iteration of complicated Identities (1990s to present)
      • this half also will comprise the "new 3" feminisms within the third version (intersectional, autonomy and postmodern feminism)
    • Part makes a speciality of sizeable components 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 final U.S.-focused
  • Discussion of changes within the law when you consider that 2003
    • rape
    • domestic violence
    • pay equity
    • torts and tax law
    • same-sex marriage
    • identify IX, and more

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