Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform (Feminisms and Development)

2 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781780329628: Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform (Feminisms and Development)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This ground-breaking collection investigates the relationship between feminist activism and legal reform as a pathway to gender justice and social change.

Since the advent of feminist movements legal reform has been a popular and yet contentious vehicle for seeking women’s rights and empowerment. This important book looks at comparative insights drawn from field-based research on the processes, the challenges, and the outcomes of legal reform and feminist activism. Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform brings together cases from Middle East, Latin America, and Asia of the successes and failures of reform efforts concerning the promulgation and implementation of new family laws and domestic violence codes.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Mulki Al Sharmani is Affiliate Researcher at the University of Helsinki, Finland.

Review:

'The essays in this wonderful collection range across different jurisdictions and legal systems (in the Middle East and North Africa, Bangladesh, Ghana and Brazil) to present deeply contextualized examinations of the origins of and relationship between feminist action and legal change. The material is rich and the analyses compelling; it really is a significant contribution.' Lynn Welchman, professor of law in the Middle East and North Africa, SOAS 'Law has been both a tool for marginalizing women and a pathway to their empowerment. This is a timely collection of case studies of feminist struggles for legal reform, both successes and failures, in diverse contexts in the Middle East, West Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. It sheds much new light on the complex relationship between feminist activism and legal reform.' Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, SOAS, and founding member of Musawah (www.musawah.org). 'This exciting collection is a major contribution to the scholarship of feminist social change activism everywhere. Analytically and methodologically sophisticated case studies consider the large and complicated historical, social, economic, cultural, and educational forces faced by women in their struggles for legal reform. These engaged articles and the book as a whole focus deeply perceptive and respectful attention on the urgent strategic issues faced by feminist activists of all stripes, drawing vital lessons for us all.' Angela Miles, University of Toronto

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 36.95
US$ 27.29

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781780329635: Feminist Activism, Women's Rights and Legal Reform (Feminisms and Development)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1780329636 ISBN 13:  9781780329635
Publisher: Zed Books, 2014
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by ZED BOOKS LTD, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ZED BOOKS LTD, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This ground-breaking collection investigates the relationship between feminist activism and legal reform as a pathway to gender justice and social change. Since the advent of feminist movements legal reform has been a popular and yet contentious vehicle for seeking women s rights and empowerment. This important book looks at comparative insights drawn from field-based research on the processes, the challenges, and the outcomes of legal reform and feminist activism. Feminist Activism, Women s Rights, and Legal Reform brings together cases from Middle East, Latin America, and Asia of the successes and failures of reform efforts concerning the promulgation and implementation of new family laws and domestic violence codes. Seller Inventory # AAR9781780329628

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Mulki Al-Sharmani
Published by Zed Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Zed Books Ltd. Paperback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781780329628

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.14
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Published by ZED BOOKS LTD, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ZED BOOKS LTD, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This ground-breaking collection investigates the relationship between feminist activism and legal reform as a pathway to gender justice and social change. Since the advent of feminist movements legal reform has been a popular and yet contentious vehicle for seeking women s rights and empowerment. This important book looks at comparative insights drawn from field-based research on the processes, the challenges, and the outcomes of legal reform and feminist activism. Feminist Activism, Women s Rights, and Legal Reform brings together cases from Middle East, Latin America, and Asia of the successes and failures of reform efforts concerning the promulgation and implementation of new family laws and domestic violence codes. Seller Inventory # AAR9781780329628

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 32.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST1780329628. Seller Inventory # ST1780329628

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Published by Zed Books (2013)
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Zed Books, 2013. Paperback. Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0003039982

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.62
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Mulki Al-Sharmani
Published by Zed Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Zed Books Ltd. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 2744362

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 37.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Mulki Al-Sharmani
Published by Zed Books Ltd (2013)
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Zed Books Ltd, 2013. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # GB-9781780329628

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.86
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Mulki Al-Sharmani
Published by Zed Books Ltd (2013)
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Softcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Rating
[?]

Book Description Zed Books Ltd, 2013. Condition: New. Looking at global case studies this collection explores the interplay between feminist activism and land reform. It investigates at the successes as well as the failures of reform efforts, the processes of law making and feminist legal advocacy as well as the ways in which these processes have been shaped by historical and socio-political contexts. Editor(s): Al-Sharmani, Mulki. Series: Feminism and Development. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: JFFK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 140 x 213 x 13. Weight in Grams: 326. . 2013. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Seller Inventory # V9781780329628

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 39.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Mulki Al-Sharmani
Published by Zed Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Zed Books Ltd. Condition: New. Looking at global case studies this collection explores the interplay between feminist activism and land reform. It investigates at the successes as well as the failures of reform efforts, the processes of law making and feminist legal advocacy as well as the ways in which these processes have been shaped by historical and socio-political contexts. Editor(s): Al-Sharmani, Mulki. Series: Feminism and Development. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: JFFK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 140 x 213 x 13. Weight in Grams: 326. . 2013. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Seller Inventory # V9781780329628

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 39.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Published by Zed Books (2013)
ISBN 10: 1780329628 ISBN 13: 9781780329628
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Zed Books, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # ria9781780329628_rkm

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.10
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book