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Feminism and the Power of Law By Carol Smart

Feminism and the Power of Law by Carol Smart

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Summary

Carol Smart presents a new gendered analysis of the power of law and argues for a feminist post- structuralist approach. She comments on pornography, as well as discussing recent research on rape trials and abortion legislation.

Feminism and the Power of Law Summary

Feminism and the Power of Law by Carol Smart

In this now established text the author presents her analysis of the power of law and argues for a feminist post-structuralist approach. She comments on pornography, as well as discussing recent research on rape trials and abortion legislation.

Feminism and the Power of Law Reviews

. . . an important and illuminating feminist analysis of the law . . . . It is to be highly recommended for those concerned with sociology, women's studies, law, social work, public policy and the generally socially concerned reader - Crime, Law and Social Change

Smart's Feminism and the Power of Law represents a worthy and learned attempt to acknowledge the power of feminism to construct an alternative reality to mainstream legal discourse. This is an important and provocative book which should be read by those unafraid of differing views of jurisprudence and students of feminist legal theory - Melbourne University Law Review

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Power of Law 2. Rape: Law and the Disqualification of Women's Sexuality 3. A Note on Child Sexual Abuse 4. The Quest for a feminist Jurisprudence 5. Law, Power and Women's Bodies 6. Theory into Practice: The Problem of Pornography 7. The Problem of Rights Bibliography Index

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GOR002482473
9780415026710
0415026717
Feminism and the Power of Law by Carol Smart
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1989-08-03
190
N/A
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