By Martha Albertson Fineman,Nancy Sweet Thomadsen
Feminists have lately began to problem the robust impression of the legislation at the social and cultural development 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 rules on women’s lives. jointly the essays study the fertile – and appreciably revisionary – hyperlinks among feminism and criminal theory.
But At the limits of Law rejects the summary ‘grand theorizing’ of conventional feminist felony idea, focusing as an alternative at the concrete and fabric implications of the felony injustices persevered through girls. those essays emphasise the complicated range of girl event, jointly arguing for felony thought and perform that either recognises and contains the idea that of ‘difference’ – in gender, category, race and sexual orientation.
At the bounds of Law additionally increases provocative questions on the technique and way forward for feminist felony thought itself. In its wealthy number of matters and methods, this quantity will command the curiosity not just of criminal theorists, yet of these drawn to women’s stories, philosophy, politics, sociology and historical past. it really is certain to set the longer term time table for students, policymakers and a person taken with the position of legislation 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