Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict

Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict

by Jocelynne A. Scutt (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319831671
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/08/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 319
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jocelynne A. Scutt is a Barrister and Human Rights Lawyer, member of the Inner Temple (London) and Victorian Bar (Melbourne), and Visiting Professor and Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Buckingham, UK, where she teaches Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Administrative Law, and Sex, Gender and Minorities in Law.

Table of Contents

Part I: Identity & Representation.- 1. 'It’s Time to Go' 'You're Fired'.- 2. Modern Laws, Human Rights and Marginalisation of Courtesan and Transgender Performers in India.- 3. Targeting Muslims Through Women's Dress.- 4. The Asymmetrical Representation of Gender in Islamic Family Law.- 5. War, Conflict and Gender Ideologies.- Part II: Place & Space.- 6. Woman as Cabbage to Women as Prime Ministers and Presidents.- 7. Accessing Urban Public Space for a Livelihood.- 8. 'No Place Like Home'.- 9. Defending Your Country … and Gender.- 10. 'No Place for a Woman'.- Part II: Bodily & Psychic Integrity.- 11. 'For the Husband is the Head of the Wife': Ephesians 5cDonald, Seeking Equality

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