Feminist Perspectives on Law
is a socio-legal text which examines the interaction between law and women's lives, particularly in relation to legal regulation of the female body.
It comprises extracts from case law and statute, as well as from feminist legal texts and interdisciplinary writings. The authors explore these materials in an ongoing commentary connecting the textual extracts and raising questions and problems for the reader to consider
* The first book to gather together such a wide-ranging set of materials on this subject
* Highly contextual in approach, integrating the legal, philosophical, ethical, and comparative aspects of this developing area of study