Sexuality and the Law: Feminist Engagements by Vanessa Munro,Carl Stychin

By Vanessa Munro,Carl Stychin

‘Rediscovering’ the peculiarity of feminist views, instead of reading the wider diversity of gender-oriented analyses, within the quarter of criminal law and sexuality, this edited assortment avoids the ‘reductionist' and 'essentialist' shortcomings of ‘feminism unmodified’.

With a considerable introductory bankruptcy, written by means of the editors, summarizing the country of the legislation on center features of sexuality and offering a serious appraisal of the major topics and matters, it analyzes and transcends the conventional dichotomised considering (e.g coercion/choice, victim/agent) in regards to the law of gender concerns. It addresses a large variety of key issues including:

  • crime

  • the relatives and child

  • contract legislations

  • jurisprudence

  • public and overseas law.

Offering an area during which to re-vitalize a feminist notion of sexuality, this booklet is a necessary learn for legislation scholars drawn to the felony implications of gender and sexuality.

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