Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory
This pioneering work is the ifrst student treatise to survey issues such as sex discrimination, rape, and domestic violence. Author Martha Chamallas breaks new ground in reviewing the history of the feminist movement, prevalent feminist paradigms, and related cultural and political movements. INTRODUCTION TO FEMINIST LEGAL THEORY easily accompanies casebooks used in courses on feminist jurisprudence of gender and the law.
When you review this treatise, be sure to notice how Chamallas:
makes the material accessible through clear, concise writing
examines significant feminist paradigms in the historical context of the 1970s (equality), 1980s (difference), and 1990s (diversity)
reveals the impact of the law on all aspects of women's lives
Beginning with the development of feminist ideologies and progressing to how the law affects women both economically and socially, the book covers the three stages of Feminist Legal Theory:
the Equality Stage (1970s)
the Difference Stage (1980s)
the Diversity Stage (1990s)
For a refreshingly modern and intellectually sound introduction to feminist theory, you now have a new resource: INTRODUCTION TO FEMINIST THEORY. Be sure to examine this groundbreaking treatise before your next course.
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