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Samuel Pufendorf, Feminism And The Question Of ‘Women And Law'

Drakopoulou, Maria (2014) Samuel Pufendorf, Feminism And The Question Of ‘Women And Law'. In: Drakopoulou, Maria, ed. Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy. Routledge-Cavendish, pp. 66-91. ISBN 978-0-415-49760-2. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:40171)

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Abstract

Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal doctrine, legal concepts and ideas, or critical assessments of the effects that specific areas of law have upon the lives of women. This collection, however, although rooted in feminist legal scholarship, takes the established canon of legal texts as the object of inquiry. Taking as their common starting point the fact that legal texts are plural and open to multiple readings, all the contributions in this collection offer subversive, but supplementary, interpretations of the legal canon. In this respect, however, they do not merely sustain an array of feminist styles and theories of reading; revealing and re-appropriating the plural space of legal interpretation, they seek to open a hitherto unexplored arena for a feminist politics of law.

Item Type: Book section
Additional information: questionable eprint id: 17530;
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Stewart Brownrigg
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 00:05 UTC
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2021 14:40 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/40171 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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