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Sappho Goes to Law School: Fragments in Lesbian Legal Theory / Edition 1
     

Sappho Goes to Law School: Fragments in Lesbian Legal Theory / Edition 1

by Ruthann Robson
 

ISBN-10: 0231105614

ISBN-13: 9780231105613

Pub. Date: 07/21/1998

Publisher: Columbia University Press

In Sappho Goes to Law School Ruthann Robson weaves together concepts taken from traditional legal theory, postmodernism, feminist theory, and queer theory, as well as her own personal experience in the courtroom and classroom, to take stock of the complexities of lesbian identity and the often detrimental ways in which legal scholarship approaches lesbianism

Overview

In Sappho Goes to Law School Ruthann Robson weaves together concepts taken from traditional legal theory, postmodernism, feminist theory, and queer theory, as well as her own personal experience in the courtroom and classroom, to take stock of the complexities of lesbian identity and the often detrimental ways in which legal scholarship approaches lesbianism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231105613
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/21/1998
Series:
Between Men~Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: The Appeal of Sapphoxiii
1.The Specter of a Lesbian Supreme Court Justice: Problems of Identity1
2.Incendiary Categories2
3.Convictions: Lesbians and Criminal Justice29
4.Embodiment(s)43
5.Taxonomies and Reflections: The Feminist Jurisprudence Question75
6.Beginning from (My) Experience: Lesbian Narratives87
7.The Codification of Lesbian Relationships: Examples from Law and Literature113
8.States of Marriage131
9.Resisting the Family: Repositioning Lesbians153
10.The Third Sex, Third Parties, and Child Custody171
11.Neither Sexy Nor Reasonable197
12.To Market, to Market: Considering Class205
13.Lesbian Sex in a Law School Classroom215
Notes225
Index295

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