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with fabulous Table of Contents. Come on – you don’t really want to keep grading, do you? Feminists@law’s all online format means that they can publish “multimedia” work, that is, talks and similar items – see the last section of the ToC.
Introduction: Gendering Labour Law Judy Fudge, Emily Grabham
This special section of feminists@law is the outcome of a workshop, called ‘Gendering Labour Law’, held at Kent Law School on June 20 and 21, 2013. The workshop marked the first collaborative effort of participants in the nascent Gender Labour Law Research Network (GLLRN), which is being launched simultaneously with More >
This event will feature short “work in progress” presentations by graduate students (LLM & doctoral level) with commentary from Osgoode professors. The event aims at offering spaces to talk about various challenges (methodological, writing related, substantive) which beset researchers at every stage of their careers. Research and writing oriented communities can help us work through these problems, by pushing our work forward and by opening it to scrutiny and suggestion.
Boundaries and Connections
Graduate Student Work in Law & Socio-legal Studies Preet Virdi (SOAS, PhD Cand.) More >
Marisa Fassi (April 29 at Osgoode): Sex Workers and the Claim for Grassroots Legislation in Cordoba-Argentina
PTTP Presents: Legal Is Not Always Right: Sex Workers and the Claim for Grassroots Legislation in Cordoba-Argentina
Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 2:00 pm, Room 4034
Marisa N. Fassi
Should sex work be regulated? Abolitionist and prohibitionist perspectives relegate sex work to secrecy thereby re-enforcing sex workers’ vulnerabilities. Reglamentarist and labour legality models propose a state law for the activity; however, the way those norms are constructed show us that legality does not necessarily mean more protection for sex workers.
In this session we will discuss the experience of organized women sex workers in Córdoba-Argentina. In this particular experience, comparative law was More >
New Volume of the CJWL out: White Settler Colonialism and Indigeneity in the Canadian Context: A Tribute to Patricia Monture
Volume 26 now out (here on UTP site)
White Settler Colonialism and Indigeneity in the Canadian Context: A Tribute to Patricia Monture/ Colonialisme de peuplement blanc et indigénéité en contexte canadien : Un Hommage á Patricia Monture
articles aren’t avail on Hein Online or Project Muse yet. [Update, Audrey Greenwood of UTPress advises these pieces should be available at Project Muse on May 2] U of T Press will sell you a 1 year online subscription for $27 (here)
Editorial: “Equality Is Not a High Standard” Patricia Monture: 1958–2010 Author Sherene Razack
Race Matters: Sexism, Indigenous Sovereignty, and McIvor Author Martin J. Cannon
“It Happened More Than Once”: Freezing More >
IFLS is delighted to invite nominations for this new award – with thanks to all those who helped make this idea a reality.
Presented annually to a graduating student who has shown bravery and intelligence in bringing attention to issues of importance for feminism(s), including but not limited to gender, poverty, sexuality, sexual orientation, violence against women, racism, Indigeneity, and equality. The Award winner will have displayed leadership qualities including the ability and willingness to engage in critical &/or constructive difficult conversations.
Up to two awards will be offered in any given year. Recipients will be profiled on the IFLS website and More >