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Feminist Jurisprudence

Juliet Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

February 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Law and Politics. 6431 words.

This chapter explores the contributions of feminist jurisprudence to feminist theory, highlighting several strands of legal analysis that productively challenge feminists more generally to...

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Governance

Ki-young Shin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

February 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Law and Politics. 9976 words.

This chapter provides a brief overview of the concept of governance, comparing Foucauldian, mainstream, and feminist approaches. It compares central tenets of governmentality and...

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Law and Courts

Sarah Staszak.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Law and Politics. 6813 words.

In recent years, scholars have begun to employ a more robust historical institutional perspective when studying law and courts. Central features of this perspective include a focus on the...

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The Public Sector and the Courts

Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg and Helena Wockelberg.

in The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics

December 2015; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Law and Politics; Comparative Politics. 7769 words.

Recurring themes relating to the central constitutional principles of the public sector and the courts can be summarized as administrative dualism (administrative agencies are organized in...

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Terrorist Movements

Anna Cento Bull.

in The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics

November 2015; p ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Law and Politics. 5675 words.

From the late 1960s to the mid-1980s, Italy went through a period of terrorist activity. This chapter assesses the rise of terrorist groups, such as the Red Brigades, their sustained...

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