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Feminist Legal Theory A Primer

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ISBN-10: 0814751997

ISBN-13: 9780814751992

Edition: 2006

Authors: Nancy Levit, Robert R. M. Verchick, Martha Minow

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View the Table of Contents. Read the Introduction. This excellent primer traces the development of feminist theories in a legal system to which women and feminists are relatively new. The authors traverse various feminist legal theories, describing their inherent differences, as well as their crucial common ground; their influence on the legal world; their successes both perceived and real; and finally, their dynamic nature, which prime activists and academics for social and political change...The book also raises issues of goals unfulfilled and challenges to come by providing an insightfully provoking discussion of diverse issues. It explores more traditionally feminist legal topics such…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Born in Lebanon, Philip K. Hitti was educated at the American University of Beirut and at Columbia University in New York. He received his Ph.D. in history from Columbia in 1915, two years after he had settled in the United States. In 1925, following a number of years of teaching at Columbia and at American University of Beirut, he accepted an appointment at Princeton University, where he remained until his retirement in 1954. He became the first director of Princeton's Near Eastern Studies Program. Hitti translated, wrote, and lectured extensively about the Arab world and Islamic civilization. A leading authority in the United States on Arabic and Islamic studies, he promoted and…    

Martha Minow is Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.