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Epilogue: The Power of the Image

Saskia Lettmaier

in Broken Engagements: The Action for Breach of Promise of Marriage and the Feminine Ideal, 1800-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199569977
eISBN:
9780191722066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569977.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter summarizes the evolution of the breach-of-promise action between 1800 and 1940, and draws attention to the action's importance to legal history for providing an illustration of the law's ... More


Debt-Slavery and the Seduction of a Maiden (Exodus 21:2–11; 22:15–16)

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter (through Chapter 12) begins the second part of the book, which discusses the compositional logic of the Covenant Code—how the Laws of Hammurabi and other sources were altered and revised ... More


Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Narendra Subramanian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The distinct personal laws that govern the principal religious groups are a major aspect of Indian multiculturalism and secularism, and support specific gendered rights in family life. Nation and ... More


Critical commentary

Brenda Fitzpatrick

in Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reviews feminist analysis and reservations and concerns regarding tactical rape and the gendered content and processes of international human rights and humanitarian law. Reservations ... More


Significant progress and ongoing challenges

Brenda Fitzpatrick

in Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This concluding chapter reiterates the argument that while there are serious limitations there has been significant progress in developing normative rejection of tactical rape and sexual violence in ... More


Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Brenda Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book defines the use of rape and sexual violence as deliberate tactics used by state and non-state actors in both intra- and inter-state conflicts. It argues tactical rape is a serious human ... More


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