New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
xv, 362 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Gender quotas in politics : a constitutional challenge / Drude Dahlerup and Lenita Freidenvall Equality, representation, and challenge to hierarchy : justifying electoral quotas for women / Susan H. Williams More than rights / Helen Irving Perfectionism and fundamentalism in the application of the German abortion laws / Mary Anne Case Moral authority in English and American abortion law / Joanna N. Erdman Must feminists support entrenchment of sex equality? : lessons from Quebec / Beverley Baines Deconstructing the East/West binary : substantive equality and Islamic marriage in a comparative dialogue / Pascale Fournier Conflicting agendas? : women's rights and customary law in African constitutional reform / Aili Mari Tripp Gender equality and the rule of law in Liberia : statutory law, customary law, and the status of women / Felicia V. Coleman Constitutional incorporation of international and comparative human rights law : the Colombian constitutional court decision C-355 2006 / Verónica Undurraga and Rebecca J. Cook Guatemalan transnational feminists : how their search for constitutional equality interplays with international law / Christiana Ochoa Women in the constitutional drafting process in Burma / Thin Thin Aung and Susan H. Williams Founding mothers for a Palestinian constitution? / Adrien Katherine Wing and Hisham A. Kassim.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.