By Martha E. Chamallas

The prime textual content within the box, Introduction to Feminist felony Theory used to be the 1st publication that served as an introductory survey of feminist jurisprudence. Its old view of feminist felony conception areas concerns in social context and carefully reports the evolving paradigms of up to date feminism from the Seventies in the course of the current. the entire variety of criminal concerns affecting ladies are lined, together with gender discrimination, rape, sexual harassment, motherhood, reproductive matters, and lots more and plenty extra. transparent, lively presentation retains scholars engaged and concerned with succinct overviews, intellectually stimulating fabric, and jargon-free prose.

The Third Edition good points updated theories and issues, akin to the "autonomy" feminism and "masculinities" concept. growth of the present theory-based constitution comprises the "big 3" feminisms defined within the prior variation and the "new 3" feminisms, that are multiplied within the 3rd version. New utilized components are lined in addition, akin to transgender felony concerns and intercourse trafficking. whereas the ebook continues to be U.S.-focused, very important new fabric on worldwide and comparative feminism has been further. in the course of the textual content, scholars will locate dialogue approximately adjustments within the legislation considering that 2003 on concerns reminiscent of rape, pay fairness, intercourse stereotyping, marriage equality, identify IX, and more.

Thoroughly up-to-date, the revised 3rd variation presents:

  • Up-to-date theories and topics
    • "autonomy" feminism, "masculinities" idea, "social justice" feminism
    • LGBT and demanding race perspectivesa
  • Two-part organization, concentrating on chronology and sizeable parts of the legislation which are of specific value to feminist criminal scholars
    • Part one makes a speciality of chronology via studying the 3 generations of feminist criminal concept that experience emerged for the reason that 1971
      • the new release of Equality (1970s)
      • the iteration of distinction (1980s)
      • the iteration of complicated Identities (1990s to present)
      • this half also will contain the "new 3" feminisms within the third version (intersectional, autonomy and postmodern feminism)
    • Part specializes in substantial parts of the law, which fall into 3 categories
      • financial subordination of women
      • sexual subordination of women
      • motherhood and reproduction
  • Introduction of new utilized areas
    • transgender criminal issues
    • sex trafficking
    • reproductive justice
  • extra fabric on global and comparative feminism, whereas ultimate U.S.-focused
  • Discussion of changes within the law when you consider that 2003
    • rape
    • domestic violence
    • pay equity
    • torts and tax law
    • same-sex marriage
    • identify IX, and more

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