Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 
xi, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
An introduction to women in law and lawmaking in Nineteeth- and Twentieth-century Europe / Eva Schandevyl Part I. History of women in the legal profession From philanthropists to juvenile judges : women dealing with juvenile delinquency. International debates and local practices in Belgium (1890-1960) / Aurore François and Christine Machiels Feminist lawyers and legal reform in modern France, 1900-1946 / Sara L. Kimble Women's admission to the legal profession in Germany between 1900-1933 / Marion Röwekamp Part II. Gender constructions and their impact on jurisprudence Arbitrating Class and gender : working-class women and labour arbitration in Tourcoing, 1848-1894 / Mathieu Brûlé Bending the code civil : married women, their capacity to engage in contracts, and the partnership between spouses (Belgium, 1804-c. 1865) / Dave de Ruysscher.Women and law in Nineteenth century Greece : the impact of the modern state / Evdoxios Doxiadis Women's rights in the late Russian Empire : the paradoxes of the legislative basis in the family sphere / Nadezda Belyakova and Taisiya Belyakova Women lawyers and women's equality movements at the turn of the 20th century : paradoxical relationships? / Mary Jane Mossman Legal cultures in transition : the role of Italian jurist women / Maria Rita Bartolomei.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-274) and index.