By Martha Albertson Fineman,Nancy Sweet Thomadsen
Feminists have lately all started to problem the robust impact of the legislations at the social and cultural building of women’s roles, identities, and rights. At the limits of Law is a well timed and path-breaking paintings that gives a sequence of non-technical, interdisciplinary explorations into the character and results of felony law on women’s lives. jointly the essays learn the fertile – and significantly revisionary – hyperlinks among feminism and felony theory.
But At the limits of Law rejects the summary ‘grand theorizing’ of conventional feminist felony concept, focusing in its place at the concrete and fabric implications of the felony injustices persisted through ladies. those essays emphasise the advanced range of woman adventure, jointly arguing for felony concept and perform that either recognises and comprises the concept that of ‘difference’ – in gender, category, race and sexual orientation.
At the limits of Law additionally increases provocative questions about the technique and way forward for feminist criminal concept itself. In its wealthy number of matters and techniques, this quantity will command the curiosity not just of criminal theorists, yet of these attracted to women’s experiences, philosophy, politics, sociology and background. it's guaranteed to set the long run time table for students, policymakers and somebody curious about the function of legislations in society.
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At the Boundaries of Law (RLE Feminist Theory): Feminism and Legal Theory (Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory) by Martha Albertson Fineman,Nancy Sweet Thomadsen