The Boundaries of International Law : A Feminist Analysis, Paperback

The Boundaries of International Law : A Feminist Analysis Paperback

Part of the Melland Schill Studies in International Law series

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The first book-length treatment of the application of feminist theories to international law.

Its central argument is that the absence of women in the development of international law has produced a narrow and inadequate jurisprudence that has legitimated the unequal position of women world-wide rather than confronted it.

Provides a feminist perspective on the structure, processes and substance of international law dealing with its sources, treaty law, the concept of statehood and the right of self-determination, the role of international institutions and the law of human rights.

They finally consider whether inclusion of women in the jurisdiction of international war crimes tribunals represents a significant shift in the boundaries of international law.

Aims to encourage a rethinking of the discipline of international law so that it can offer a more useful framework for international and national justice.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
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  • Category: Feminism & feminist theory
  • ISBN: 9780719037399

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