Battered women & feminist lawmaking / Elizabeth M. Schneider.

Women's rights advocates in the United States have long argued that violence against women denies women equality and citizenship, but it took a movement of feminist activists and lawyers, beginning in the late 1960s, to set about realizing this vision and transforming domestic violence from a p...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Schneider, Elizabeth M.
Other title:Battered women and feminist lawmaking.
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Table of Contents:
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part I Domestic Violence as a Social and Legal Problem
  • 1 Introduction: Battered Women, Feminist Lawmaking, and Equality
  • 2 The Battered Womenâ€?s Movement and the Problem of Domestic Violence
  • 3 Dimensions of Feminist Lawmaking on Battering
  • Part II Theoretical Dimensions of Feminist Lawmaking on Battering
  • 4 Defining, Identifying, and Strategizing
  • 5 Beyond Victimization and Agency
  • 6 The Violence of Privacy
  • Part III Implementing Feminist Lawmaking
  • 7 Battered Women, Feminist Lawmaking, and Legal Practice.
  • 8 Battered Women Who Kill9 Motherhood and Battering
  • Part IV Aspirations, Limits, and Possibilities
  • 10 Engaging with the State
  • 11 Lawmaking as Education
  • 12 Education as Lawmaking
  • 13 Feminist Lawmaking, Violence, and Equality
  • Notes
  • Index.