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Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy

Ulrike Schultz (Redaktør) ; Gisela Shaw (Redaktør) ; Professor Margaret Thornton (Redaktør) ; Professor Rosemary Auchmuty (Redaktør)

In this book an international network of scholars embark on a comparative study on the position of women in the legal academy, informed by the provocative question of whether the presence of women makes a difference. Les mer
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In this book an international network of scholars embark on a comparative study on the position of women in the legal academy, informed by the provocative question of whether the presence of women makes a difference.

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Introduction: Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy: Overview and Synthesis
Ulrike Schultz, FernUniversitat in Hagen, Germany
PART I
GENDER AND CAREERS IN THE LEGAL ACADEMY
1. Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy in Germany: Women's Difficult Path from Pioneers to a (Still Contested) Minority
Ulrike Schultz, FernUniversitat in Hagen, Germany
2. Gender and the Legal Academy in the UK: A Product of Proxies and Hiring and Promotion Practices
Liz Duff, University of Westminster, UK and Lisa Webley, University of Birmingham, UK
3. The Feminisation of Legal Academia in Quebec: Achievements and Challenges
Julie Paquin, University of Ottawa, Canada
4. Women, Difference and Identities in the Brazilian Legal Professoriate
Maria da Gloria Bonelli, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil
5. India's Women Legal Academics: Who They Are and Where You Might Find Them
Swethaa S Ballakrishnen, University of California, Irvine, USA and Rupali Samuel is a human rights lawyer and researcher based in New Delhi
6. Women in the Legal Academy at the Law School of the University of Buenos Aires
Beatriz Kohen, University of Palermo , Italy, Sonia Ariza Navarrete, University of Palermo, Italy and Maria de los Angeles Ramallo, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
7. Breaking the Veil of Masculinity? Women and the Legal Academy in Ghana
J Jarpa Dawuni, Howard University, USA

PART II
HISTORY OF WOMEN IN LAW FACULTIES
8. Why not Faster? Women in the Czech and Czechoslovak Legal Academy
Jan Kober, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
9. Gender and Law Teaching in Scotland
Peter Robson, University of Strathclyde, UK
10. Women's Entry and Integration into Israel's Legal Academia: History, Story, Non-Story and the Men(tor)
Eyal Katvan, Peres Academic Center, Israel and Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
11. Women Legal Academics in China
Xiaonan Liu, China University of Political Science and Law, China
12. Women Law Teachers in the Philippines then, Now and Six Decades in between: The Cheerless Transformation of a Road Less Travelled to a Path Oft-Chosen for Convenience
Emily Sanchez Salcedo, De La Salle University, Philippines

PART III
FIRST AND EARLY WOMEN LAW PROFESSORS
13. Madeleine Gevers-Dwelshauvers (1897-1994). A Grande Dame at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Hans den Tonkelaar, Radboud University, the Netherlands
14. Compromise, Autonomy and Courage: Derkje Hazewinkel-Suringa, First Female Law Professor in the Netherlands (1889-1970)
Leny de Groot-van Leeuwen, Radboud University, the Netherlands
15. Inkeri Anttila, the First Woman Law Professor in Finland (1916-2013)
Harriet Silius, Abo Akademi University, Finland
16. Women and the Legal Academy in Estonia: In Memory of Vera Poska-Grunthal, the First Woman Law Lecturer in Tartu
Merike Ristikivi, University of Tartu, Estonia
17. Alice Erh-Soon Tay and the Character of Legal Knowledge
Susan Bartie, University of Tasmania
18. Oral History and Australia's First Women Law Professors
Kim Rubenstein, University of Canberra, Australia
19. The Way to Barbara Armstrong, First Tenure-Track Law Professor in an Accredited US Law School
Susan D Carle, American University Washington, USA
20. Why Aisha Rateb could not become Egypt's First Female Judge, and became Egypt's First Female Law Professor Instead
Omnia Mehanna, Egypt country national coordinator of the African Union of Development NGOs (UAOD) and Nadia Sonneveld, Leiden University, the Netherlands
21. First Female Law Student and Law Professor in Kuwait: Badria Al-Awadhi Opens Doors for Women in Law 1967-2020
Rania Maktabi, Ostfold University College, Norway

PART IV
PERSONAL NARRATIVES
22. Memories: Becoming a Law Professor
Celia Wells, University of Bristol, UK
23. 'Herculean Obstacles and Intrepid Complainants': The Sex Discrimination Complaint at Osgoode Hall Law School, 1987-1994
Mary Jane Mossman, York University, Canada

PART V
FEMINISM IN THE LEGAL ACADEMY
24. The Road to Olive Stone
Rosemary Auchmuty, University of Reading, UK and Jennifer Temkin, University of Sussex, UK
25. The First and Last(?) Feminist Law Professors in Australia
Margaret Thornton, Australian National University
26. Feminist Legal Academics: Changing the Epistemology of American Law through Conflicts, Controversies and Comparisons
Carrie Menkel-Meadow, University of California, Irvine, USA

PART VI
REFLECTIONS ON MASCULINITIES AND FEMININITIES IN THE LEGAL ACADEMY
27. Rethinking Masculinities in the Legal Academy: Men, Gender and Legal Careers (Or, Whatever Happened to the 'Nutty Professor'?)
Richard Collier, Newcastle University, UK
28. Patriarchal Discourses in the UK Legal Academy: The Case of the Reasonable Man
Hilary Sommerlad, Leeds University, UK

Om forfatteren

Ulrike Schultz is a retired Senior Academic at the FernUniversitat in Hagen, Germany.
Gisela Shaw is Emeritus Professor of German at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
Margaret Thornton is Emerita Professor at The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
Rosemary Auchmuty is Professor of Law at the University of Reading, UK.