Feminist StudiesFMST 212 Feminist Theory and the Law

Interrogation of the relationship between law and its instantiating gendered categories, supported by feminist, queer, Marxist, critical race, and postcolonial theories. Topics include hypostasization of legal categories, the contest between domestic and international human rights frameworks, overlapping civil and communal codes, cultural explanations in the law, the law as text and archive, testimony and legal subjectivity.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Instructor

Gina Dent

Also offered as

HISC 212

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.