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Justice, Reconciliation, And The Masculinist Way: What Role For Women In Truth And Reconciliation Commissions?, Penelope Andrews Jan 2016

Justice, Reconciliation, And The Masculinist Way: What Role For Women In Truth And Reconciliation Commissions?, Penelope Andrews

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During periods of armed conflict, women and girls are frequently subjected to violence because of their gender. National governments have attempted to address this issue through transitional justice mechanisms like truth and reconciliation commissions. The record of women’s input and participation in these processes, however, is rather poor. In this article, I highlight the role of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (SATRC) and the opportunity the SATRC missed in failing to comprehensively confront andexamine the systemic nature of violence against women under apartheid. Many transitional justice mechanisms, the SATRC being one of the more vivid examples, have adopted a …


Deleuze And The Maiden: A Short Introduction To Legal Pornology, Laurent De Sutter Jan 2013

Deleuze And The Maiden: A Short Introduction To Legal Pornology, Laurent De Sutter

NYLS Law Review

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Imagine All The Women: Power, Gender And The Transformative Possibilities Of The South African Constitution, Penelope Andrews Jan 2009

Imagine All The Women: Power, Gender And The Transformative Possibilities Of The South African Constitution, Penelope Andrews

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This chapter will explore the South African Constitution, and more particularly, the Bill of Rights, as a vehicle for social and economic transformation. By analyzing the provisions relating to gender equality in South Africa's Constitution, as well as decisions of the Constitutional Court, this chapter will examine whether theconstitutional rights framework in South Africa contains within it the transformative possibilities that will lead to gender equality in all spheres of South African society, and particularly in the economic sphere.


Which Came First, The Data Or The Politics? Disentangling Questions About Women's Aptitude For Science, Carlin Meyer Jan 2009

Which Came First, The Data Or The Politics? Disentangling Questions About Women's Aptitude For Science, Carlin Meyer

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The South African Judicial Appointments Process, Penelope Andrews Jan 2006

The South African Judicial Appointments Process, Penelope Andrews

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Consideration of racial and gender diversity, and to a lesser extent disability and sexual orientation diversity, has propelled the transformation of the judiciary in South Africa. This consideration is underpinned by both the stated and unstated assumption that a majority white judiciary cannot adequately and fairly serve and deliver justice to a majority black population. The very legitimacy of the judiciary, and indeed the project of constitutional democracy, is contingent on a bench that reflects the racial and gender diversity of the society. Moreover, with equality as the primary principle in the "Bill of Rights," the judiciary has to accommodate …


The Role Of Workplace Culture Evidence In Hostile Workplace Environment Sexual Harassment Litigation: Does Title Vii Mean New Management Or Just Business As Usual?, Christopher Massaro Jan 2003

The Role Of Workplace Culture Evidence In Hostile Workplace Environment Sexual Harassment Litigation: Does Title Vii Mean New Management Or Just Business As Usual?, Christopher Massaro

NYLS Law Review

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Not Whistlin' Dixie: Now, More Than Ever, We Need Feminist Law Journals, Carlin Meyer Jan 2003

Not Whistlin' Dixie: Now, More Than Ever, We Need Feminist Law Journals, Carlin Meyer

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Two Colored Women's Conversation About The Relevance Of Feminist Law Journals In The Twenty-First Century, Taunya Lovell Banks, Penelope Andrews Jan 2003

Two Colored Women's Conversation About The Relevance Of Feminist Law Journals In The Twenty-First Century, Taunya Lovell Banks, Penelope Andrews

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This is a critique by two non-white law professors in the form of a conversation about the relevance offeminist law journals on their lives and scholarship. We conclude that the impression that feministscholarship now is accepted in mainstream law reviews may be illusory and thus there is a continuing need for feminist law journals. In the past rather than creating a new type of journal, feminist law journals tend to replicate the traditional law journal model. Only the focus is different. Twenty years later not only do race and sexuality continue to separate us, but increasingly, careerism as well. The …


From Gender Apartheid To Non-Sexism: The Pursuit Of Women's Rights In South Africa, Penelope Andrews Jan 2001

From Gender Apartheid To Non-Sexism: The Pursuit Of Women's Rights In South Africa, Penelope Andrews

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This article discusses the quest for women's rights in South Africa and how the transition from apartheid to democracy led to a commitment to gender equality as incorporated in South Africa's transitional and final Constitutions. This paper refers to the organizational attempts by women prior to and during the constitutional drafting process to ensure that the new Constitution embodied the aspirations and reflected the struggles for women's rights by women activists in South Africa. This article is divided into six sections. Section Two describes the legacy of apartheid for all women in South Africa. This section shows how the laws …


Women And The Internet, Carlin Meyer Jan 1999

Women And The Internet, Carlin Meyer

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Modern Coverture: Old Wine In Old Bottles, William P. Lapiana Jan 1999

Modern Coverture: Old Wine In Old Bottles, William P. Lapiana

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Foreword, “Symposium 1999: Women, Equity And Federal Tax Policy: Open Questions.” ., Ann F. Thomas Jan 1999

Foreword, “Symposium 1999: Women, Equity And Federal Tax Policy: Open Questions.” ., Ann F. Thomas

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Sex, Sin, And Women’S Liberation: Against Porn-Suppression., Carlin Meyer Jan 1994

Sex, Sin, And Women’S Liberation: Against Porn-Suppression., Carlin Meyer

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Preface: Fighting Big Sister For Liberty And Equality, Nadine Strossen Jan 1993

Preface: Fighting Big Sister For Liberty And Equality, Nadine Strossen

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Snips And Snails And Puppy Dogs’ Tails, That’S What Little Boys Are Made Of. Book Reviews Of American Manhood: Transformations In Masculinity From The Revolution To The Modern Era, By E. Anthony Rotundo, And Power At Play: Sports And The Problem Of Masculinity, By Michael A. Messner, Carlin Meyer Jan 1993

Snips And Snails And Puppy Dogs’ Tails, That’S What Little Boys Are Made Of. Book Reviews Of American Manhood: Transformations In Masculinity From The Revolution To The Modern Era, By E. Anthony Rotundo, And Power At Play: Sports And The Problem Of Masculinity, By Michael A. Messner, Carlin Meyer

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Human Rights For Women And World Public Order: The Outlawing Of Sex-Based Discrimination, Myres Mcdougal, Harold Lasswell, Lung-Chu Chen Jan 1975

Human Rights For Women And World Public Order: The Outlawing Of Sex-Based Discrimination, Myres Mcdougal, Harold Lasswell, Lung-Chu Chen

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