With a broad perspective on feminist lawmaking as a vehicle of social change schneider examines subjects as wide ranging as criminal prosecution of batterers the civil rights remedy of the violence against women act of 1994 the o j simpson trials and a class on battered women and the law that she taught at harvard law school. Battered women and feminist lawmaking book description womens rights advocates in the united states have long argued that violence against women denies women equality and citizenship but it took a movement of feminist activists and lawyers beginning in the late 1960s to set about realizing this vision and transforming domestic violence . Battered women and feminist lawmaking is a magnificent analysis of law social movement and challenges confronting women and their advocates schneider vividly recounts the complex lessons of two decades of experience as one of the nations leading scholars activist and teacher on these difficult issues. Battered women feminist lawmaking user review not available book verdict an activist and writer on violence against women and womens legal rights schneider law brooklyn law sch argues that gender and violence are linked as part of a larger system of coercive control . Battered women and feminist lawmaking is a magnificent analysis of law social movements and challenges confronting women and their advocates schneider vividly recounts the complex lessons of two decades of experience as one of the nations leading scholars activists and teachers on these difficult issues
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