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Multicultural Jurisdictions Cultural Differences and Women's Rights

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ISBN-10: 0521776740

ISBN-13: 9780521776745

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ayelet Shachar, Russell Hardin, Stephen Holmes, Jeffrey Isaac, John Keane

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In this work, Ayelet Shachar argues that the state should simultaneously respect deep cultural differences and protect the hard-won citizenship rights of vulnerable group members, particularly women.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/6/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Cass R. Sunstein is Robert Walmsley University Professor and Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University.Ayelet Shachar is Professor of Law, University of Toronto, and Canada Research Chair in Citizenship and Multiculturalism.

Renowned globally for his creative thinking about democracy, John Keane is Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney and at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB). Among his best-known recent books are Global Civil Society? (Cambridge University Press, 2003), Violence and Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2004), and the highly-acclaimed The Life and Death of Democracy (2009).

Introduction
The perils of multicultural accommodation
Family law and the construction of collective identity
State vs. nomos: lessons from contemporary law and normative theory
Sharing the pieces of jurisdictional authority: mapping the possibilities
Transformative accomodation: utilizing external protections to reduce internal restrictions
Towards a resolution of the multiculturalism paradox: family law revisited
Conclusion