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Butterfly Politics

Changing the World for Women, With a New Preface

  • Preface to the Paperback Edition
  • [Introduction] Butterfly Politics
  • I. Change
    • 1. To Change the World for Women (1980)
    • 2. A Radical Act of Hope (1989)
    • 3. Law’s Power (1990)
    • 4. To Quash a Lie (1991)
    • 5. The Measure of What Matters (1992)
    • 6. Intervening for Sex Equality (2013)
  • II. Law
    • 7. Introduction, Symposium on Sexual Harassment (1981)
    • 8. Sexual Harassment: Supreme Court Brief for Mechelle Vinson (1986)
    • 9. Testimony on Pornography, Minneapolis (1983)
    • 10. Testimony to the Attorney General’s Commission on Pornography (1985)
    • 11. Substantive Equality (1989)
    • 12. On Torture (1990)
    • 13. Rape as Genocide: Appellate Argument, Kadic v. Karadžić (1995)
    • 14. Rape as Genocide: Summation to the Jury, Kadic v. Karadžić (2000)
    • 15. Trafficking, Prostitution, and Inequality (2015)
  • III. Culture
    • 16. Reality, Not Fantasy (1985)
    • 17. To the American Civil Liberties Union on Pornography (1985)
    • 18. X-Underrated (2005)
    • 19. Gender: The Future (2007)
  • IV. Academy
    • 20. Gender Literacy (1994)
    • 21. Mainstreaming Feminism in Legal Education (2003)
    • 22. On Academic Freedom: From Powerlessness to Power (2002)
    • 23. Engaged Scholarship as Method and Vocation (2005)
    • 24. Defying Gravity (2013)
  • V. Toward an Equal Future
    • 25. Rape Redefined (2014)
    • 26. Restoring Institutional Accountability for Educational Sexual Harassment (2013)
    • 27. Toward a Renewed Equal Rights Amendment: Now More Than Ever (2014)
    • 28. Sex Equality in Global Perspective (2015)
  • [Conclusion] Intervening for Change, 1976–2016
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • 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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