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Introduction-The provocation of the ‘post’ in postfeminist legal theory

Gozdecka, Dorota Anna; Macduff, Anne


In the 1990s, feminist legal theory burst into university law schools and onto the pages of law journals (Graycar & Morgan 1990; Thornton 1990, 1995; Naffine & Owens 1997). Yet almost as quickly as feminist legal theory appeared on the scene, it virtually disappeared (Thornton 2010, 92). There are many different explanations given for this dramatic retreat. Thornton suggests that the retreat was due to the rise of neoliberalism and the massification of higher education (Thornton 2010)....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Feminism, Postfeminism and Legal Theory: Beyond the Gendered Subject?


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