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dc.contributor.authorNaffine, N.-
dc.identifier.citationLegal Studies, 2002; 22(1):71-101-
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dc.description.abstractThis paper reflects on the achievements of feminism within the legal academy. Rather than offer an encyclopaedic account of feminist legal scholarship, it seeks instead to define, in broad terms, the aims, the spirit and the methods of legal feminism, identifying the commonalities among feminist scholars. It suggests that it is the critical study of law as'a form of life', to borrow from Wittgenstein, which perhaps best characterises the shared endeavour of legal feminists. The paper identifies the major intellectual and political difficulties encountered, and also engendered, by feminists in the course of their work, and it assesses the impact of feminism on mainstream jurisprudence.-
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityNgaire Naffine-
dc.publisherButterworths Tolley-
dc.titleIn praise of legal feminism [Butterworths Inaugural Legal Studies Lecture]-
dc.typeJournal article-
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