Description - Sexuality and the Law by Vanessa Munro
'Rediscovering' the peculiarity of feminist perspectives, rather than examining the broader range of gender-oriented analyses, in the area of legal regulation and sexuality, this edited collection avoids the 'reductionist' and 'essentialist' shortcomings of 'feminism unmodified'. With a substantial introductory chapter, written by the editors, summarizing the state of the law on core aspects of sexuality and providing a critical appraisal of the key themes and concerns, it analyzes and transcends the traditional dichotomised thinking (e.g coercion/choice, victim/agent) about the regulation of gender issues. It addresses a broad range of key themes including: * crime * the family and child * contract law * jurisprudence * public and international law. Offering a space in which to re-vitalize a feminist conception of sexuality, this book is an essential read for law students interested in the legal implications of gender and sexuality.
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(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Vanessa Munro
Vanessa Munro is in the School of Law, King's College. Carl Stychin is Dean of F.E.S.S. at the University of Reading.