Bibliographic Details

The gender of constitutional jurisprudence / edited by Beverly Baines, Ruth Rubio-Marin.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2005.
Description xiii, 342 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Women's rights.
Constitutional law.
Constitutional law.
Women's rights.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Baines, Beverley, 1941-
Rubio-Marín, Ruth.
Nussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947-
ISBN 0521823366
052153027X (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction: toward a feminist constitutional agenda
  • 2. Speaking into a silence: embedded constitutionalism, the Australian Constitution and the rights of women
  • 3. Using the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to constitute women
  • 4. Emancipatory equality: gender under the Columbian Constitution
  • 5. Gender equality and international human rights in Costa Rican constitutional jurisprudence
  • 6. Constituting women: the French ways
  • 7. Gender in the German Constitution
  • 8. India, sex equality, and constitutional law
  • 9. Constitutional transformation, gender equality, and religious/national conflict in Israel: tentative progress through the obstacle course
  • 10. 'No nation can be free when one half of it is enslaved': constitutional equality for women in South Africa
  • 11. Engendering the constitution: the Spanish experience
  • 12. Gender equality from a constitutional perspective: the case of Turkey
  • 13. Gender and the United States Constitution: equal protection, privacy, and Federalism