Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law

Research Handbooks in International Law series

Edited by Susan Harris Rimmer, Associate Professor, Griffith University Law School, Brisbane and Kate Ogg, Senior Lecturer, ANU College of Law, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

For almost 30 years, scholars and advocates have been exploring the interaction and potential between the rights and well-being of women and the promise of international law. This collection posits that the next frontier for international law is increasing its relevance, beneficence and impact for women in the developing world, and to deal with a much wider range of issues through a feminist lens.

‘Susan Harris Rimmer and Kate Ogg have compiled an important volume on feminist engagement with international law. The editors build on recent research and scholarship produced on the subject, but also extend their inquiries to areas not previously covered by feminist scholars of international law in great detail, but which are of significance to the corpus of international law scholarship. . . . For those who teach, research, practice, or otherwise engage with international law, this volume is a useful source and a notable contribution to the literature.’
– Penelope Andrews, American Journal of International Law

‘This specialised expert text is a “must have” for anyone, wishing to better appreciate the opportunity feminist engagement with international law offers. It is plain that feminist engagement with any area of the law offers an exploration beyond “women as actors.” It is a distinct feature of this Research Handbook, and a particular success of its editors, the diversity of theoretical approaches and different methodologies outlined for the reader. A feminist approach is not singular and is instead best viewed as a rich web of different approaches and methodologies, which lend themselves particularly nicely to interdisciplinary research, embedded in the broader context. Readers are invited to explore this Research Handbook, as it is almost a guarantee that any reader, interested in international law, will find at least one contribution relevant to their own research, if not more.’
– Feminist Legal Studies

‘This is a highly recommended Research Handbook, which will be useful to both experts and readers who are new to feminist studies. . . . a “must have” for anyone, wishing to better appreciate the opportunity feminist engagement with international law offers.’
– Metka Potočnik, Wolverhampton Law Journal

2019 592 pp Hardback 978 1 78536 391 7 £205.00 £184.50 $315.00 $283.50

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