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Constitutional Law and Citizenship Claims

Flavia Agnes

in Family Law Volume 1: Family Laws and Constitutional Claims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067900
eISBN:
9780199081295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067900.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter studies a modern constitution and its different provisions, as well as its assurances of freedom and equality to its female citizens. Compared to the previous chapter, this chapter is ... More


Rethinking Ethical Feminism through uBuntu

Drucilla Cornell

in Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter revisits my own notion of ethical feminism, through an engagement with the recent work of Judith Butler and Gayatri Spivak. The central argument is that not only must we recognize that ... More


1873: Slaughterhouse Revisited

in A Community Built on Words: The Constitution in History and Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677231
eISBN:
9780226677224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677224.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Perhaps no decision of the Supreme Court that is not perceived as morally evil in its result has been the subject of so much criticism as the Slaughterhouse Cases. The Court's holding—that the state ... More


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