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Title Gender and justice / edited by Ngaire Naffine
Published Dartmouth : Ashgate, [2002]


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Description xxi, 482 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series The international library of essays in law and legal theory. Second series
International library of essays in law and legal theory. Second series.
Contents Pt. I. The Subject of Justice. 1. Gender as Seriality: Thinking about Women as a Social Collective / Iris Marion Young. 2. The Woman of Legal Discourse / Carol Smart. 3. Proof / Tricia Dearborn. 4. Liberal Jurisprudence and Abstracted Visions of Human Nature: A Feminist Critique of Rawls' Theory of Justice / Mari J. Matsuda. 5. "Public Man" and the Critique of Masculinities / Terrell Carver -- Pt. II. The Limits of Formal Equality. 6. Something is Pushing Them to the Side of Their Own Lives: A Feminist Critique of Law and Laws / Stella Tarrant. 7. Possession: Erotic Love in the Law of Rape / Ngaire Naffine. 8. Women and the Law of Armed Conflict: Why the Silence? / Judith Gardam. 9. The Equality Pit or the Rehabilitation of Justice / Radha Jhappan -- Pt. III. Distributive Justice. 10. More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing / Amartya Sen. 11. Human Functioning and Social Justice: In Defense of Aristotelian Essentialism / Martha C. Nussbaum. 12. Theories of Justice and the Welfare State / Nicola Lacey. 13. After the Family Wage: A Postindustrial Thought Experiment / Nancy Fraser -- Pt. IV. The Qualities of Judgement. 14. Stripped Down Like a Runner or Enriched by Experience: Bias and Impartiality of Judges and Jurors / Martha Minow. 15. Portia in a Different Voice: Speculations on a Women's Lawyering Process / Carrie Menkel-Meadow. 16. Justice and Care / Robin L. West. 17. Reconstructing Judgment: Emotion and Moral Judgment / Kathleen Wallace. 18. Embodied Diversity and the Challenges to Law / Jennifer Nedelsky -- Pt. V. Just Punishment. 19. Criminal Justice Ideologies and Practices in Different Voices: Some Feminist Questions about Justice / Kathleen Daly. 20. Punishment, Feminism, and Political Identity: A Case Study in the Expressive Meaning of the Law / Jean Hampton
Summary The leading articles on gender and justice within Anglo-American legal theory are assembled in this volume. The essays are drawn primarily from the writings of lawyers working in the common law tradition and they mainly examine the justice of legal institutions. Due to the close kinship between political and legal theories of justice, the book also includes a selection of the work of the more prominent political theorists of justice and gender
Notes Contains previously published essays
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Feminist jurisprudence.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Author Naffine, Ngaire.
LC no. 2001022330
ISBN 0754620875