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The Resource Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform

Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform

Label
Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform
Title
Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Al Sharmani, Mulki
Dewey number
305.42
LC call number
K644 -- .F46 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Feminisms and Development
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminist theory
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc
Label
Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro -- Feminisms and Development -- About the Editor -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Introduction Legal Reform and Feminist Activism -- Legal reform and feminist activism: selected case studies -- Revisiting binaries and 'uniform' issues -- Engaging the state: the pitfalls, gains, and limits -- Implementing legal reforms: the social embeddedness and gendering of legal practices -- Law reform and gender justice: complex connections? -- Note -- References -- 1 Debating Islamic Family Law in Palestine: Citizenship, Gender, and 'Islamic' Idioms -- Political context of the debate in Palestine -- The Model Parliament for Women and Legislation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 2 Readjusting Women's Too Many Rights: The State, the Public Voice, and Women's Rights in South Yemen -- Setting the parameters of the new Yemeni woman -- Promulgating 'women's law' in South Yemen -- Women with too many rights -- More rights to the woman - no to selling her rights! -- Girls' education or women's rights in the family? -- Women's rights, politics, and ground for bargaining -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 3 Reforming Egyptian Family Laws: The Debate about a New Substantive Code -- Proposed changes in personal status laws -- Women's rights organizations and reforming family law: multiple terms of reference -- Contemporary religious scholarship and Egyptian feminist legal activism -- Dissenting voices: culturalist or religious purists? -- Western feminism and alternative religion-based models of reform -- Supreme Constitutional Court: alternative engagement with religious tradition -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 4 Men Aboard? Movement for a Uniform Family Code in Bangladesh -- The political and social context in Bangladesh -- Personal laws and special laws concerning women in Bangladesh
  • Uniform Family Code: the proposed changes -- Strategies used for mobilization: why were they ineffective? -- Unpacking resistance -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgement -- Notes -- References -- 5 From Status to Rights: The Shifting Dimensions of Women's Activism in Iranian Family Law Reform -- Introduction: socio-legal developments in Iranian family law -- Framing discourses: from 'women's rights to 'women's status' -- Islamic government and family protection -- Lobbying for the protection of women and family -- Family Protection Bill: the commission's report -- Conclusion: political stakes and family protection -- Notes -- References -- 6 Moroccan Divorce Law, Family Court Judges, and Spouses' Claims: Who Pays the Cost When a Marriage is Over? -- Research methods: interviews, 'hanging out', and court rulings -- Centres d'écoute practices: making law happen for clients -- The Moudawana (1957/8), divorce practices, and legal reform -- Shiqaq: a catch-all complaint -- Rulings as records of the divorce process -- Judicial responses to divorce requests: concluding marital disputes and attributing blame -- Conclusion: some reasons to celebrate, some cause for caution -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- References -- 7 Organizing to Monitor Implementation of the Maria da Penha Law in Brazil -- Feminist activism and the LMP -- The Maria da Penha Law Observatory and the issue of implementation -- Concluding remarks -- Notes -- References -- 8 Implementing Domestic Violence Legislation in Ghana: The Role of Institutions -- Contextualizing the Domestic Violence Act in Ghana -- The legal and policy framework on domestic violence in Ghana -- Implementing the Act: contextual and institutional challenges -- The institutions -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- About the Contributors -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC1696473
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780329659
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1696473
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1696473
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10815515
  • (CaONFJC)MIL549618
  • (OCoLC)868885719
Label
Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro -- Feminisms and Development -- About the Editor -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Introduction Legal Reform and Feminist Activism -- Legal reform and feminist activism: selected case studies -- Revisiting binaries and 'uniform' issues -- Engaging the state: the pitfalls, gains, and limits -- Implementing legal reforms: the social embeddedness and gendering of legal practices -- Law reform and gender justice: complex connections? -- Note -- References -- 1 Debating Islamic Family Law in Palestine: Citizenship, Gender, and 'Islamic' Idioms -- Political context of the debate in Palestine -- The Model Parliament for Women and Legislation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 2 Readjusting Women's Too Many Rights: The State, the Public Voice, and Women's Rights in South Yemen -- Setting the parameters of the new Yemeni woman -- Promulgating 'women's law' in South Yemen -- Women with too many rights -- More rights to the woman - no to selling her rights! -- Girls' education or women's rights in the family? -- Women's rights, politics, and ground for bargaining -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 3 Reforming Egyptian Family Laws: The Debate about a New Substantive Code -- Proposed changes in personal status laws -- Women's rights organizations and reforming family law: multiple terms of reference -- Contemporary religious scholarship and Egyptian feminist legal activism -- Dissenting voices: culturalist or religious purists? -- Western feminism and alternative religion-based models of reform -- Supreme Constitutional Court: alternative engagement with religious tradition -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 4 Men Aboard? Movement for a Uniform Family Code in Bangladesh -- The political and social context in Bangladesh -- Personal laws and special laws concerning women in Bangladesh
  • Uniform Family Code: the proposed changes -- Strategies used for mobilization: why were they ineffective? -- Unpacking resistance -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgement -- Notes -- References -- 5 From Status to Rights: The Shifting Dimensions of Women's Activism in Iranian Family Law Reform -- Introduction: socio-legal developments in Iranian family law -- Framing discourses: from 'women's rights to 'women's status' -- Islamic government and family protection -- Lobbying for the protection of women and family -- Family Protection Bill: the commission's report -- Conclusion: political stakes and family protection -- Notes -- References -- 6 Moroccan Divorce Law, Family Court Judges, and Spouses' Claims: Who Pays the Cost When a Marriage is Over? -- Research methods: interviews, 'hanging out', and court rulings -- Centres d'écoute practices: making law happen for clients -- The Moudawana (1957/8), divorce practices, and legal reform -- Shiqaq: a catch-all complaint -- Rulings as records of the divorce process -- Judicial responses to divorce requests: concluding marital disputes and attributing blame -- Conclusion: some reasons to celebrate, some cause for caution -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- References -- 7 Organizing to Monitor Implementation of the Maria da Penha Law in Brazil -- Feminist activism and the LMP -- The Maria da Penha Law Observatory and the issue of implementation -- Concluding remarks -- Notes -- References -- 8 Implementing Domestic Violence Legislation in Ghana: The Role of Institutions -- Contextualizing the Domestic Violence Act in Ghana -- The legal and policy framework on domestic violence in Ghana -- Implementing the Act: contextual and institutional challenges -- The institutions -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- About the Contributors -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC1696473
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780329659
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1696473
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1696473
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10815515
  • (CaONFJC)MIL549618
  • (OCoLC)868885719

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