Contemporary Gender Relations and Changes in Legal Cultureaf Hanne Petersen, Ingrid Lund-Andersen, José Maria Villaverde (eds.)
This anthology deals with conservative and symbolic changes and ‘subversive traditionalism.’In the last decades we have witnessed certain replacements and reversals of hierarchies of gender both in Europe and globally. Global and local interconnectedness of different developments, strategies and struggles seem to be a clue to deeper societal and normative change.The articles deal with several challenges of generational, gendered, economic and sexual relations as well as with the changes of the institutions of marriage, state, religion, welfare and taxation in a global era.IndholdsoversigtPrologue: Measuring Change? Contemporary Gender and Legal Culture – af Hanne PetersenPART I: GENDER CONSERVATISM AND CHANGE IN ’TRADITIONAL’ LEGAL CULTURES Intersections of Gender and Legal Culture in Two Women Judge Shows: Judge Judy and Richterin Barbara Salesch – by Greta OlsonClaiming the Right to Polygamy: Fundamentalist Mormon Challenges to North American Legal Cultures – by Miriam Koktvedgaard ZeitzenMasculine Domination in Turkish Legal Culture: An Analysis of the High Court Decisions – by Eylem Ümit AtılganFamily Law and Gender in Morocco Strategies for Change – by Mira M. RamhøjThe Noble Sámi Men – by Ande SombyAn Egalitarian Fiscal Culture Favours Gender Equality – the Swedish Example – by Åsa GunnarssonList of ContentsPART II: SYMBOLIC CHANGE AND SUBVERSIVE TRADITIONS: CHANGING INTIMATE RELATION, INSTITUTIONS AND LEGAL CULTURES Restructuring Intimate Relations: Marriage, Cohabitation and Same- Sex Relations – a Scandinavian Perspective - by Ingrid Lund-AndersenLegal Recognition of Same-Sex Couples in Denmark: from the First Debates to the Enactment of the Registered Partnership Act of 1989 - by Jose María Lorenzo VillaverdeSame-Sex Marriage in Denmark and Legal Culture – by Theis Munthe-BrunFrom Decriminalisation to Marriage: Changing Judicial, Political and Religious Attitudes in the United Kingdom to Gay and Lesbian Families – by Kenneth McK. NorrieSame-Sex Marriage: An Old and New Issue in Asia – by Douglas SandersGender Relations and Third Country Nationals – Some Thoughts from a Greek Perspective – by Eirini Tsifopoulou, Effrosyni BakirtziBiographical Notes
- 22. Februar 2013
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