Gender Stereotyping: Transnational Legal Perspectives

Gender Stereotyping: Transnational Legal Perspectives

by Rebecca J. Cook, Simone Cusack


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812221626
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 01/07/2011
Series: Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Rebecca J. Cook is Professor of Law and Faculty Chair in International Human Rights, Faculty of Law, at the University of Toronto. She is the author, coauthor, or coeditor of many books, including Human Rights of Women: National and International Perspectives, also published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. Simone Cusack is a public interest lawyer at the Public Interest Law Clearing House in Melbourne, Australia.

Table of Contents

Foreword Louise Arbour vii

Table of Cases ix

Table of Treaties, Legislation, and Other Relevant Instruments xv

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Understanding Gender Stereotyping 9

Chapter 2 Naming Gender Stereotyping 39

Chapter 3 State Obligations to Eliminate Gender Stereotyping 71

Chapter 4 Gender Stereotyping as a Form of Discrimination 104

Chapter 5 The Role of the Women's Committee in Eliminating Gender Stereotyping 131

Chapter 6 Moving Forward with the Elimination of Gender Stereotyping 173

Appendix A The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 181

Appendix B The Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 195

Notes 201

Select Bibliography 247

Annotated List of Websites 251

Index 257

Acknowledgments 269

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