Contemporary Gender Relations and Changes in Legal Culture

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This anthology deals with conservative and symbolic changes and ‘subversive traditionalism.’In the last decades we have witnessed certain replacements and reversals of hierarchies of gender both in Europe and globally. Global and local interconnectedness of different developments, strategies and struggles seem to be a clue to deeper societal and normative change.The articles deal with several challenges of generational, gendered, economic and sexual relations as well as with the changes of the institutions of marriage, state, religion, welfare and taxation in a global era.



Indholdsoversigt Prologue: Measuring Change? Contemporary Gender and Legal Culture – af Hanne Petersen
PART I: GENDER CONSERVATISM AND CHANGE IN ’TRADITIONAL’ LEGAL CULTURES Intersections of Gender and Legal Culture in Two Women Judge Shows: Judge Judy and Richterin Barbara Salesch – by Greta Olson Claiming the Right to Polygamy: Fundamentalist Mormon Challenges to North American Legal Cultures – by Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen Masculine Domination in Turkish Legal Culture: An Analysis of the High Court Decisions – by Eylem Ümit Atılgan Family Law and Gender in Morocco Strategies for Change – by Mira M. Ramhøj The Noble Sámi Men – by Ande Somby An Egalitarian Fiscal Culture Favours Gender Equality – the Swedish Example – by Åsa Gunnarsson List of Contents
PART II: SYMBOLIC CHANGE AND SUBVERSIVE TRADITIONS: CHANGING INTIMATE RELATION, INSTITUTIONS AND LEGAL CULTURES Restructuring Intimate Relations: Marriage, Cohabitation and Same- Sex Relations – a Scandinavian Perspective - by Ingrid Lund-Andersen Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Couples in Denmark: from the First Debates to the Enactment of the Registered Partnership Act of 1989 - by Jose María Lorenzo Villaverde Same-Sex Marriage in Denmark and Legal Culture – by Theis Munthe-Brun From Decriminalisation to Marriage: Changing Judicial, Political and Religious Attitudes in the United Kingdom to Gay and Lesbian Families – by Kenneth McK. Norrie Same-Sex Marriage: An Old and New Issue in Asia – by Douglas Sanders Gender Relations and Third Country Nationals – Some Thoughts from a Greek Perspective – by Eirini Tsifopoulou, Effrosyni Bakirtzi Biographical Notes

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Forfatter: Ingrid Lund-Andersen / José Maria Villaverde (eds.) / Hanne Petersen
Sideantal: 260
Sprog: Engelsk
Originalsprog: Engelsk
Produktvariant: HÆFTET
Oplag: 1
Udgave: 1
Udgiver: Djøf
Bredde: 155 mm
Højde: 229 mm
Dybde: 16 mm
Vægt: 437 g
Udgivelsesdato: 21 Feb 2013
Oplagsdato: 21 Feb 2013
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Udgivelsesår

2013

Sprog

Engelsk

Contemporary Gender Relations and Changes in Legal Culture Djøf