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Feminist Approaches To Tort Law

Gary T. Schwartz


This Article finds that the most conspicuous development in tort scholarship during the last fifteen years has been the emergence of a body of writings examining tort law from feminist perspectives. The Article takes advantage of the author's background as a mainstream torts scholar in order to provide an initial evaluation of these writings. One conclusion reached is that the scholarship in question is provocative but unsatisfying, inasmuch as it has failed, at least so far, to connect itself to available empirical information and to the larger themes in tort theory.

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Date posted: June 9, 2010  

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Schwartz, Gary T., Feminist Approaches To Tort Law. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=214808 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.214808

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