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Are Women Human?

And Other International Dialogues

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$31.50 • £25.95 • €28.50

ISBN 9780674025554

Publication Date: 11/30/2007

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432 pages

6-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Women’s Status, Men’s States
  • I. Theory versus Reality
    • 1. On Torture (1990)
    • 2. Human Rights and Global Violence Against Women (1992)
    • 3. Theory Is Not a Luxury (1993)
    • 4. Are Women Human? (1999)
    • 5. Postmodernism and Human Rights (2000)
    • 6. The Promise of CEDAW’s Optional Protocol (2004)
  • II. Struggles within States
    • 7. Making Sex Equality Real (1985)
    • 8. Nationbuilding in Canada (1988)
    • 9. Misogyny’s Cold Heart (1987)
    • 10. On Sex and Violence: Introducing the Antipornography Civil Rights Law in Sweden (1990)
    • 11. Equality Remade: Violence Against Women (1991)
    • 12. Pornography’s Empire (1995)
    • 13. Sex Equality Under the Constitution of India: Problems, Prospects, and “Personal Laws” (2006)
  • III. Through the Bosnian Lens
    • 14. Crimes of War, Crimes of Peace (1993)
    • 15. Turning Rape into Pornography: Postmodern Genocide (1993)
    • 16. Rape as Nationbuilding (1994)
    • 17. From Auschwitz to Omarska, Nuremberg to The Hague (1994)
    • 18. Rape, Genocide, and Women’s Human Rights (1994)
    • 19. Gender-Based Crimes in Humanitarian Law (1997)
    • 20. War Crimes Remedies at the National Level (1997)
    • 21. Collective Harms Under the Alien Tort Statute: A Cautionary Note on Class Actions (1999)
    • 22. Genocide’s Sexuality (2005)
  • IV. On the Cutting Edge
    • 23. Defining Rape Internationally: A Commentary on Akayesu (2006)
    • 24. Pornography as Trafficking (2005)
    • 25. Women’s September 11th: Rethinking the International Law of Conflict (2006)
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Catharine MacKinnon Is Winner of the 2014 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of American Law Schools Section on Women in Legal Education
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