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 overseas legislations. The authors argue that, willingly or unwillingly, feminist views on overseas legislation have turn out to be located among 'resistance' and 'compliance'. that's, feminist scholarship goals at deconstructing overseas legislation to teach why and the way 'women' were marginalised; even as feminists were mostly unwilling to problem the center of foreign legislation and its associations, closing hopeful of foreign law's capability for ladies. The research is clustered round 3 topics: the 1st half, thought and strategy, seems at how feminist views on foreign legislations have constructed and seeks to introduce new theoretical and methodological instruments (especially via a spotlight on psychoanalysis and geography). the second one half, nationwide and foreign safeguard, makes a speciality of how feminists have positioned themselves in terms of the present discourses of 'crisis', the post-9/11 NGO 'industry' and the altering discourses of violence opposed to ladies. The 3rd half, international and native justice, addresses many of the rising developments in foreign legislation, focusing specifically on transitional justice, state-building, trafficking and fiscal globalisation.

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