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Women judges who judge women offenders: a Chinese case study on gender and judging

Shen, Anqi


Based on an empirical study, this article examines Chinese female judges' life experiences and worldviews by asking: are women judges feminist or pro-feminism? Given the very nature of feminism, if a large number of women judges are feminist or pro-feminism, they are likely to bring attention to women's issues in the judiciary and the judicial process. If so, women's equal participation in courts would make a vital difference in law and judicial production. The article first provides the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-02-28
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of the Legal Profession
DOI: 10.1080/09695958.2020.1733580


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