Download e-book for kindle: Feminist Perspectives on Contemporary International Law: by Sari Kouvo,Zoe Pearson

By Sari Kouvo,Zoe Pearson

The essays during this quantity examine feminism's positioning vis-Á -vis overseas legislation and the present paradigms of foreign legislation. The authors argue that, willingly or unwillingly, feminist views on overseas legislation have end up positioned among 'resistance' and 'compliance'. that's, feminist scholarship goals at deconstructing overseas legislation to teach why and the way 'women' were marginalised; whilst feminists were mostly unwilling to problem the middle of overseas legislation and its associations, closing hopeful of foreign law's power for girls. The research is clustered round 3 subject matters: the 1st half, concept and strategy, seems at how feminist views on overseas legislation have built and seeks to introduce new theoretical and methodological instruments (especially via a spotlight on psychoanalysis and geography). the second one half, nationwide and foreign defense, makes a speciality of how feminists have located themselves when it comes to the present discourses of 'crisis', the post-9/11 NGO 'industry' and the altering discourses of violence opposed to girls. The 3rd half, international and native justice, addresses the various rising traits in foreign legislation, focusing particularly on transitional justice, state-building, trafficking and fiscal globalisation.

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