Introduction: Feminist and Queer Legal Theory
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
FEMINIST AND QUEER LEGAL THEORY: INTIMATE ENCOUNTERS, UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS, M.A. Fineman, J. E. Jackson, and A. P. Romero, eds., Ashgate, 2009
Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 09-75
This essay is the introduction to Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations, M.A. Fineman, J. E. Jackson, and A. P. Romero, Eds. (Ashgate 2009). The book explores the tensions among feminist and queer theorists. Wendy Brown (UC-Berkeley) sates that it is “possibly the most useful theory anthology of the decade.” In the Introduction the intersecting histories of feminist and queer legal theories are considered and the convergences and departures are addressed.
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Keywords: feminist, legal theory, queer legal theory, critical jurisprudence, sexuality, post-modernism, law and societyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: December 2, 2009
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