Feminist Legal Studies, vol. 17, no. 3
Volume 17 no.3 of Feminist Legal Studies was published in December 2009.
Dayna Nadine Scott discusses the nature of the ‘harm’ suffered by a Canadian First Nations community as a result of endocrine-disrupting chemical pollution in ‘”Gender-benders”: Sex, Law and the Constitution of Polluted Bodies’.
Geetanjali Gangoli and Khatidja Chantler consider recent reforms to UK immigration law intended to minimise the incidence of forced marriages in ‘Protecting Victims of Forced Marriage: Is Age a Protective Factor?’
SPECIAL SECTION – ‘Law, Gender and Sexuality: The Making of a Field’
Alison Diduck, Harriet Samuels, Joanne Conaghan, Les Moran, Ruth Fletcher, Sameena Dalwai and Brenna Bhandar reflect on the ‘field’ of law, gender and sexuality as an area of research and scholarship – its constitution, status, central concerns, and future directions.
Marie Fox provides an overview and feminist critique of the new HFE legislation in ‘The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008: Tinkering at the Margins’.
Brenna Bhandar reviews Joan W. Scott’s The Politics of the Veil.
Gerry Rubin reviews Anne Logan’s Feminism and Criminal Justice: A Historical Perspective.
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