Martha Albertson Fineman

Emory University School of Law

Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law, Director of the Feminism and Legal Theory Project

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

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Scholarly Papers (58)

1.

The Vulnerable Subject: Anchoring Equality in the Human Condition

Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2008, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 8-40
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 May 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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equality, constitutional law, critical theory, feminism, gender, race, class, disability, social contract theory, jurisprudence, human capacities, law and society

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Feminist Legal Theory

Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2005, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Feminism, gender neutrality, gender difference, public sector, private sector, dependency, feminist legal theory, legal theory

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The Vulnerable Subject and the Responsive State

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 60, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-130
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Vulnerability, human rights, equality, justice, discriminiation, legal theory, U.S. constitional law, autonomy

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Why Marriage?

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 240, 2001, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-204
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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marriage, same-sex marriage, family, marital family, marital privacy, privacy, dependency, dependent, caretaker, vulnerability, gender, feminist, feminism, family law, public sphere, private sphere, divorce, welfare, motherhood, Bartlett, contract, sexual affiliate, paternalism, maternalism

Why Marriage?

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 9, 2001, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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dependency, family law, maternalism, paternalism, marriage, care-taker, legal relationship, public, private, gender, feminism, contract

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Vulnerability and Inevitable Inequality

Oslo Law Review, Vol. 4, pp133-149, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Dec 2017
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Social Justice, Equality, Vulnerability, Dependency, Resilience, State Responsibility

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Vulnerability and Social Justice

Forthcoming in 53 Valparaiso University Law Review, 2019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Mar 2019
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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social justice, vulnerability theory, inequality, neoliberalism, social institutions, social relationships

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The Social Foundations of Law

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 54, 2005, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Social contract, formal equality, substantive equality, social welfare, public institutions, social rights, civil rights, political rights

The Social Foundations of Law

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 201, 2005, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-205
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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social contract, equality, substantive equality, formal equality, foundational myth, unifying myth, autonomy, independence, private sector, public sector, welfare, civil rights, political rights, social rights, human rights, second generation human rights, dependency, dependent, progressive history

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'Elderly' as Vulnerable: Rethinking the Nature of Individual and Societal Responsibility

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-224
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2013
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability, elderly, social welfare, social society, governmental, responsibility, Canadian, social welfare, policy, risk, patrernalism

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Feminist Theory and Law

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 18, No. 2, 1994, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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gendered life, feminism, feminist legal theory, equality, difference, neutrality, gender, post-egalitarianism

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Introduction: Feminist and Queer Legal Theory

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
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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feminist, legal theory, queer legal theory, critical jurisprudence, sexuality, post-modernism, law and society

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The Sexual Family

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. 09-74
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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family, sexuality, marriage, feminist legal theory, welfare reform, queer legal theory, law and society

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Vulnerability, Resilience, and LGBT Youth

Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-292
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 May 2014
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability, resilience, legal subject, identity, LGBT, sexuality, parental rights, family, children and youth

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The Neutered Mother

46 U. Miami L. Rev. 653 1991-1992, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-203
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 May 2012 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Mother, Family Law, Feminist Legal Theory, Symbol, Gender

The Neutered Mother

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 46, 1992, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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feminism, gendered lives, motherhood, mother, private roles, public roles, patriarchy, dependency, caretakers, gender equality, gender difference, gender-neutral, nuclear family

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Taking Children’s Interests Seriously

WHAT IS RIGHT FOR CHILDREN: THE COMPETING PARADIGMS OF RELIGION AND HUMAN RIGHTS, M.A. Fineman and K. Worthington, eds., Ashgate, 2009, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 09-75
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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children, education, private schools, public schools, childrens rights, parental rights, religion

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Feminist Theory in Law: The Difference it Makes

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 2, 2005, Emory Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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legal feminism, feminism, equality, inequality, theory of difference, politics of difference, gender difference, gendered life, gendered institutions, gender, technology, procreation, reproduction, policy, lawmaking, public sphere, assimilation, discrimination, gender-neutral, perspective

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Cracking the Foundational Myths: Independence, Autonomy, and Self-Sufficiency

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 8, No. 15, 2000, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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independence, autonomy, private sphere, public sphere, family, feminist legal theory, collective responsibility, social debt, dependency, collective, caretaking, assumed family

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Gender and Law: Feminist Legal Theory's Role in New Legal Realism

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, 2005, Emory Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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feminism, legal feminism, legal realism, gender, law, social science, social theory, policy, theory of difference, equality, inequality, theory, public policy, legal theory, gender difference, privilege, empirical research, society, privatization, dependency, power, authority, regulation

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What Place for Family Privacy?

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 67, 1999, Emory Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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privacy, family law, dependency, caretaker, abuse, family, traditional family, nuclear family dependency, dependent, inevitable dependency, private family, nuclear family, mothering, feminist theory, power imbalance, regulation of intimacy, family-state relationship, reproduction, marital privacy

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Beyond Identities: The Limits of an Antidiscrimination Approach to Equality

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability, equality, social justice, discrimination, constitutional comparisons, legislative due process, legislative ethics

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Equality: Still Illusive after All These Years

SOCIAL CITIZENSHIP AND GENDER, Joanna Grossman & Linda McClain, eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 09-62
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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equality, gender, feminist theory, family, dependency, vulnerablity, critical theory

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Evolving Images of Gender and Equality: A Feminist Journey

New England Law Review, Vol. 43, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 09-73
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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feminist, legal theory, vulnerability, Muller v. Oregon

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Feminism, Masculinities, and Multiple Identities

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 13, No. 101, 2013, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-238
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 09 May 2018
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Equality and Difference - The Restrained State

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-348
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Homeschooling: Choosing Parental Rights Over Children's Interests

University of Baltimore Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Martha Albertson Fineman and George B. Shepherd
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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Education, Homeschooling, Public Schools, Private Schools

Masking Dependency: The Political Role of Family Rhetoric

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 81, 1995, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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feminism, family, justice, caretaking, dependency, nuclear family, welfare, private, public, patriarchy, single motherhood, divorce, equality, egalitarian family, natural family, private family

Masking Dependency: The Political Role of Family Rhetoric

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 2181, 1995, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-207
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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family, traditional family, dependency, dependent, inevitable dependency, derivative dependency, caretaker, privatize, welfare, poverty, private family, nuclear family, egalitarian family, mothering, feminist theory, vulnerability theory, patriarchy

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Contract and Care

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 76, 2001, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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dependency, caretaking, feminism, progressivism, capitalism, collective, individual, private sphere, public sphere

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Universality, Vulnerability, and Collective Responsibility

“Universality, Vulnerability, and Collective Responsibility” for Les ateliers de l’éthique/The Ethics Forum. Special Issue: “After Covid”: ethical, political, economic and social issues in a post-pandemic world, Vol 16, No. 1. Winter 2021 (peer reviewed)., Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-13 (2021)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability theory, dependency, equality, the body, public health

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Injury in the Unresponsive State: Writing the Vulnerable Subject into Neo-Liberal Legal Culture

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming In Injury and Injustice: The Cultural Politics of Harm and Redress, Bloom, Engel, and McCann Eds., Cambridge Studies in Law and Society 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability, legal injury, equality, social justice, constitutional law, discrimination, legal harm

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Challenging Law, Establishing Differences: The Future of Feminist Legal Scholarship

Florida Law Review, Vol. 42, 1990, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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feminist legal theory, equality, neutrality, theory of difference, feminism, gender, antiassimilationism, gendered lives, representation

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Images of Mothers in Poverty Discourses

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 1991, 1991, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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single motherhood, patriarchy, feminism, legal feminism, discourses, poverty, welfare, cross-over discourses, mother, nuclear family, deviant family

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Reasoning From the Body: Universal Vulnerability and Social Justice

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper 22-18
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 May 2022 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2022
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability theory, legal theory, dependency, social justice

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Intimacy Outside of the Natural Family: The Limits of Privacy

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 23, 1991, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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autonomy, privacy, single motherhood, nuclear family, natural family, divorce, social control, public families, intimacy, feminism

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Dominant Discourse Professional Language and Legal Change

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 4, 1988, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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discourse, custody, divorce, feminist legal theory, custodial mothers, fathers, shared parenting, physical custody, children as property, gender

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Implementing Equality: Ideology, Contradiction and Social Change

Wisconsin Law Review, pp. 789-886, 1983, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Instrumental reform, symbolic reform, divorce, rule equity, result equity, feminism, dependence, no-fault divorce

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Dependencies

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper 12-221
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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welfare, welfare reform, dependency, caretaker, subsidization, single mothers, feminism, marriage, maternal work, workfare

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Beyond Equality and Discrimination

SMU Law Review, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper 20-18
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2020
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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equality, discrimination, vulnerability theory, social justice, jurisprudence

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Law and Changing Patterns of Behavior: Sanctions on Non-Marital Cohabitation

Wisconsin Law Review, 1981, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Cohabitation, dependence, public policy, marriage, victimless crime, reform, nonprosecutors, spouse, moral misconduct, alimony

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Religious Resistance to Family Law Reform in the US

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2009
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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family, religion, critical theory, gender equality, law reform

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Our Sacred Institution: the Ideal of the Family in American Law and Society

Utah Law Review, Vol. 1993, No. 2, 1993, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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nuclear family, family law, feminism, feminist legal theory, intimate association, divorce, societal norms, privacy, dependency, care-taking

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Vulnerability, the Responsive State, and the Role of Religion

In Exploring Vulnerability, H. Springhart and G. Thomas (eds.), Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2017, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Martha Albertson Fineman and Silas W. Allard
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability, state responsibility, religion, legal theory, dependency, social justice, compassion

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Populations, Pandemics, and Politics

International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, Forthcoming , Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-22
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Equality Across Legal Cultures – The Role for International Human Rights

Thomas Jefferson Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2005, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Substantive equality, international law, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, formal equality, social equality, civil rights, political rights, social rights

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The Politics of Custody and the Transformation of American Custody Decision Making

22 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 829 1988-1989, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-206
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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custody, divorce, no-fault divorce, family law, child, children, child advocate, family, feminism, feminist, mandatory joint custody, custody decision making, gender neutrality, shared parenting, best interest of the child, fathers’ rights, guardian ad litem, maternal preference

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Family Law in the United States

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed. Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-25
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 May 2014
Martha Albertson Fineman and June Carbone
Emory University School of Law and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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family law, marriage, custody, divorce, inequality, economic class

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Domestic Violence, Custody, and Visitation

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2002, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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family law, domestic violence, custody, visitation, divorce, separation violence

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Care and Gender (Book Chapter)

"Care and Gender," in Reassembling Motherhood: Procreation and Care in a Globalized World. Yasmine Ergas, Jane Jenson, and Sonya Michel Eds., (Columbia University Press, 2017)., Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability, family, ethics of care, gender equality, motherhood

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A Legal (and Otherwise) Realist Response to 'Sex as Contract'

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1994, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Contrat, coercion, reproduction, feminist legal theory, gendered experience, marriage, law and economics, inequality

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Vulnerability in Law and Bioethics

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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vulnerability, bioethics, autonomy, universality, consent, professionalism, responsibility

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Progress and Progression in Family Law

The University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2004, Emory Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Family law, traditional family, family unit, marriage, single mother, formal equality, substantive equality, dependency, gender equality, feminism, divorce, poverty, moral authority

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Societal Factors Affecting the Creation of Legal Rules for Distribution of Property at Divorce

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. XXII, No. 2, Summer 1989, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Equality, divorce, contribution, distribution, partnership, feminist legal theory, feminism, dependency, need

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Rights, Resilience, and Responsibility

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 May 2022
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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human rights, vulnerability, state responsibility, resilience

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The Uses of Social Science Data in Legal Policymaking: Custody Determinations at Divorce

Emory Public Law Research Paper , Wisconsin Law Review, 1987
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman and Anne Opie
Emory University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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child, custody, dependence, social science, father, feminism, divorce, equality, gender, gender neutrality

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Review of M. Cooper's Book: Family Values

Social & Legal Studies 26(6) 2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 May 2018
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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family, neo-liberalism, inequality, gender discrimination

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Custody Determinations at Divorce: The Limits of Social Science Research and the Fallacy of the Liberal Ideology of Equality

Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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Degendered, parental roles, custody, divorce, feminism, nuclear family, traditional family, social science, maternal preference, equality, theory of difference

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Women, Marriage and Motherhood in the United States: Allocating Responsibility in a Changing World

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 1-17, July 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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The Nature of Dependencies and Welfare 'Reform'

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 36, 1996, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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welfare reform, dependency, caretaking, patriarchal family, single motherhood, family, maternal work, workfare, feminism

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The Family in Civil Society

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 75, 2000, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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civil societarian, equality, income inequality, wage stagnation, marriage, divorce, morality, feminism, market, caretaking, dependency

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Legal Stories, Change, and Incentives – Reinforcing the Law of the Father

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 37, 1992, Emory Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory University School of Law
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family, paternity, narrative, single parenthood, feminism, children’s rights, nuclear family, traditional family