Ruth Fletcher

Queen Mary, University of London

Senior Lecturer in Medical Law

Mile End Rd.

London, E1 4NS

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Legal Form, Commodities and Reproduction: Reading Pashukanis

Maria Drakopoulou (ed.), Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy, Routledge, 2013, 138-157, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 158/2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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legal form, gender, theory, care, responsibilities, user rights

2.

Conscientious Objection and Harm Reduction in Europe

T-388/2009 Conscientious Objection and Abortion: A Global Perspective on the Colombian Experience (Women's Link Worldwide and O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, 123-146, 2014), Online, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 228/2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2016
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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conscientious objection, harm, rights, Europe, Colombia

3.

Conscientious Objection, Harm Reduction and Abortion Care

Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray eds., Ethical and Legal Debates in Irish Healthcare: Confronting Complexities (Manchester University Press, 2016, Forthcoming) , Queen Mary University of London, School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 203/2015
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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conscientious objection, abortion, harm, rights, health, care, Ireland

4.

Feminist Legal Theory

Reza Banakar and Max Travers eds. An Introduction to Law and Social Theory, Hart, 2002, 135-154.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 May 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Citation 1

Abstract:

feminist legal theory, gender, sexuality and law, socio-legal studies, legal humanities

5.

Abortion Law Reform in Ireland: A Model for Change

2015 Feminists@Law 5(1)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
University of Birmingham - School of Law, University of Kent, Canterbury, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK, University College Cork (UCC) - Law Faculty, Queen Mary, University of London, Trinity College (Dublin), University of Birmingham - School of Law, University College Cork, University of Kent, Canterbury and Keele University
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Abstract:

abortion, legal reform, legislation, legislative drafting, feminism, reproductive justice

6.

Reproducing Irishness: Race, Gender, and Abortion Law

2005 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 17: 365-404
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Abstract:

abortion, migration, race, gender, Ireland, asylum seekers, Travellers

7.

Peripheral Governance: Administering Transnational Health Care Flows

(2013) 9 International Journal of Law in Context 161-190
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2014
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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transnational, peripheral, cross-border health care, abortion, governance, Crisis Pregnancy Agency

8.

General Scheme of Access to Abortion Bill 2015

(2015) Feminists@law 5(1)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jul 2015
University of Birmingham - School of Law, University of Kent, Canterbury, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK, University College Cork (UCC) - Law Faculty, Queen Mary, University of London, Trinity College (Dublin), University of Birmingham - School of Law, University College Cork, University of Kent, Canterbury and Keele University
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Abstract:

Abortion law, legal drafting, legislation, legal reform, reproductive justice, international human rights

9.

Contesting the Cruel Treatment of Abortion-Seeking Women

Reproductive Health Matters, Vol. 22, No. 44, November, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Abstract:

abortion, refusal of treatment, caesarean section, rape, asylum, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, consent, human rights, negligence, Ireland

10.

Reproductive Justice and the Right to Life of the 'Unborn'

Jennifer Schweppe (ed.) The Unborn Child, Article 40 3 3 and Abortion in Ireland: 25 years of Protection? (Dublin: Liffey Press, 2008) 319-348
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Abstract:

reproductive justice, unborn, rights, abortion, deportation, race, gender, Ireland, constitutional law

11.

Embodied Practices

(2009) 17(3) Feminist Legal Studies 315-318
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Abstract:

law, gender and sexuality; embodiment; field of scholarship; research practice

12.

Responding to Submissions and Introducing Issue 23(1)

Feminist Legal Studies, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Abstract:

feminism, jurisprudence, socio-legal studies, editing, publishing, activism, gendered harms

13.

Reproductive Consumption

Feminist Theory 7(1): 27-47, 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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adaptive value, reproduction, consumption, materialist feminism, O'Brien

14.

Reproduction and Scale: A Response to Skeggs and Wilson

(2010) Feminist Legal Studies 8(1): 77-84
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Abstract:

reproduction, scale, transnational, gender, sexuality, political economy

15.

Legal Embodiment: Analysing the Body of Healthcare Law

Medical Law Review (2008) 16(3): 321-345
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Ruth Fletcher, Marie Fox and Julie McCandless
Queen Mary, University of London, University of Birmingham and London School of Economics - Law Department
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16.

'Pro-Life' Absolutes, Feminist Challenges: The Fundamentalist Narrative of Irish Abortion Law 1986-1992

Osgoode Hall Law Journal (1998) 36(1): 1-62
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Abstract:

abortion, narrative, feminism, fundamentalism, religion, rights, constitutional law

17.

Silences: Irish Women and Abortion

Feminist Review (1995) 50(1): 44-66 doi:10.1057/fr.1995.21
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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abortion, silence, choice, rights, feminism, public discourse, women's experiences

18.

Wench Tactics? Openings in Conditions of Closure

Forthcoming in Feminist Legal Studies, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 258/2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Sep 2017
Queen Mary, University of London, University of London - Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Kent, Canterbury, University of Bristol, European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW), Newcastle University (UK) - Law School, University of Kent, Canterbury - Kent Law School, Birkbeck College, University of Warwick - School of Law, London School of Economics - Law Department, University of Birmingham - School of Law, University of Victoria Faculty of Law, Independent, School of Law, University of Westminster, University of Warwick - School of Law and Independent
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Feminism; Commons; Publishing; Openness; Wench Tactics; FLaK; Open Access; Socio-Legal Methods

19.

Abortion Needs or Abortion Rights?

Feminist Legal Studies, Vol. 13, p. 123–134, 2005, DOI 10.1007/s10691-005-1459-0,
Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London

Abstract:

Abortion, Needs, Rights, Duties, Welfare, State, Family Planning Association Northern Ireland, Judicial Review

20.

Internationalism and Commitment at the Kitchen Table

Feminist Legal Studies 24(1): 1-6
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Queen Mary, University of London, London School of Economics - Law Department, Independent and Independent

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feminist legal studies, feminism, critical legal methods, internationalism, neoliberalism, multi-dimensionality, kitchen table, editing, publishing

21.

Civic Feminism and Voluntary Abortion Care: A story of ESCORT's Contribution to Reproductive Justice

A chapter for Aideen Quilty, Sinead Kennedy and Catherine Conlon eds. The Abortion Papers Ireland: Volume 2. Cork University Press, 2015 (137-149). , Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 230/2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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reproductive justice; abortion support groups; civic feminism; pro-choice activism; ESCORT

22.

Negotiating Strangeness on the Abortion Trail

Revaluing Care in Theory, Law, and Policy: Cycles and Connections, edited by Rosie Harding, Ruth Fletcher and Chris Beasley, 2016/17 Forthcoming, Social Justice Series, Routledge, Forthcoming, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 225/2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2016
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Feminism, care, abortion, activism, stranger, ESCORT, home, displacement, trouble, trail

23.

Attorney General v X and Others (1992): An Imagined Feminist Judgment

Forthcoming 2016, Enright, McCandless and O’Donoghue eds., Judges’ Troubles and the Gendered Politics of Identity, Hart., Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 226/2016,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2016
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London
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Abstract:

abortion, constitutional law, rights, feminist judgments, reproductive justice

24.

Introduction to 'Sexual Movements and Gendered Boundaries: Legal Negotiations of the Global and the Local'

Social and Legal Studies (2005) 14(1): 5-15
Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Queen Mary, University of London, Carleton University - Department of Law, Birkbeck College - School of Law, University of Huddersfield and University of Westminster - School of Law

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gender; sexuality; human rights; socio-legal; social movements; local/global

25.

Legal Forms and Reproductive Norms

Social and Legal Studies 12(2): 217-241; reprinted in Joanne Conaghan ed. (2009) Feminist Legal Studies (vol. 3) (London: Routledge) no 42
Posted: 28 May 2015
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London

Abstract:

legal theory, feminist theory, socio-legal studies, Mary O'Brien, Evgeny Pashukanis

26.

National Crisis, Supranational Opportunity: The Irish Construction of Abortion as a European Service

Reproductive Health Matters (2000) 8(16): 35-44
Posted: 05 Aug 2014
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London

Abstract:

abortion law and policy, health information, medical services as commodities, women as consumers, European Court of Justice, Ireland

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Postcolonial Fragments: Representations of Abortion in Irish Law and Politics

Journal of Law and Society (2001) 28(4): 568-589
Posted: 05 Aug 2014
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London

Abstract:

abortion, postcolonial, Ireland, law and politics, law and culture

Other Papers (1)

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1.

FLaK: Mixing Feminism, Legality and Knowledge

Feminist Legal Studies 23(3): 241-252
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Ruth Fletcher
Queen Mary, University of London

Abstract:

feminist legal theory; socio-legal methods; legal methodology; editing; kitchen table; FLaK