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Petticoats and Prejudice: Women and Law in Nineteenth Century Canada, winner of the 1992 Willard Hurst Prize in American Legal History

petticoats and prejudice women and law in nineteenthcentury canada

Martin, University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, Vol 50, 1992, p. Protective labour legislation -- 10. The cases span the country, providing information about all the common law provinces as well as Quebec. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. But Ellen Rogers, a prostitute who believed that all women should be protected by law from sexual assault and was viciously maligned for her ideas, and Nellie Armstrong, whose attempt to wrest her young children from her estranged and violenc husband went down to defeat, were independently minded women hidden, until now, from historical records. Constance Backhouse is a Professor of Law and University Research Chair at the University of Ottawa.

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Petticoats and Prejudice

petticoats and prejudice women and law in nineteenthcentury canada

The Ceremony of Marriage 2. Petticoats and Prejudice shares the prize with Nature Incorporated: Industrialization and the Waters of New England by Theodore Steinberg. She is also the co-founder of the Feminist History Society. Middle-class social reformers were less concerned with what working class women and their families wanted see: criminalization of seduction versus allowing families to sue and more concerned with Moral Reform. This highly-readable book highlights the status of women through in-depth case profiles of individual women who were swept up into the 19th century legal process as litigants, accused criminals and witnesses. As well, we needed this sort of foundation before more recent works such as Carter's The Importance of Being Monogamous could be written.

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Petticoats and Prejudice

petticoats and prejudice women and law in nineteenthcentury canada

But Ellen Rogers, a prostitute who believed that all women should be protected by law from sexual assault and was viciously maligned for her ideas, and Nellie Armstrong, whose attempt to wrest her young children from her estranged and violent husband went down to defeat, were independently minded women hidden, until now, from historical records. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering to front and to spine. Bookseller: , Washington, United States Canada: The Osgoode Society, 1991. Whether to discover lost heroines come alive or to confront the maleness of law, curl up with Petticoats and Prejudice for a memorable read. Backhouse uses cases of individual women in order to highlight overall legal trends. Women's Studies Book is in excellent condition in handsome burgandy cloth with gold sparkles, gilt print at cover and spine. Red cloth covers with gold titles, a few very light spots to text fore-edge, otherwise covers, endpapers, and text are clean and unmarked, binding is tight, Near Fine.

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Petticoats and prejudice : women and law in nineteenth century Canada (eBook, 1991) [www.devndesign.club]

petticoats and prejudice women and law in nineteenthcentury canada

Description: xiv, 467 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm Contents: Part I : The regulation of marriage, courtship and sexual violence -- 1. Whether to discover lost heroines come alive or to confront the maleness of law, curl up with Petticoats and Prejudice for a memorable read. These articles, which cover a wide range of topics, deal with numerous cases, both Canadian and foreign, through both legal and historical analysis. In weaving nineteenth-century social history with the seamless fabric of laws and legal institutions that enforced the reproductive, sexual, racial and occupational inequalities shaping women's oppression today. Published with Womens Press, 1991.

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Petticoats and prejudice (1991 edition)

petticoats and prejudice women and law in nineteenthcentury canada

Backhouse demonstrates how the legal system, the parliamentary officials, and legal officers were prejudiced against women, treating them as property of either their fathers or their husbands. Each of these women's stories lends a new meaning and dimension to the word heroism. She also traces changes in the status of motherhood and childhood seen over the course of the century, particularly in child custody cases. Roy McMurtry and Peter N. . Co-winner of the 1992 Willard Hurst Prize in American Legal History. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears.

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Petticoats and Prejudice: Women and Law in Nineteenth Century Canada

petticoats and prejudice women and law in nineteenthcentury canada

Bookseller: , Ontario, Canada Toronto: The Osgoode Society,, 1991-01-01. Sainty, Canadian Journal of Family Law, Vol 10, 1992, p. Bookseller: , New York, United States Women's Press, 1991. Divorce and separation -- 7. Professor Backhouse raises provocative questions about the limits of reformers and reformism.

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Petticoats and Prejudice: Women and Law in Nineteenth Century Canada

petticoats and prejudice women and law in nineteenthcentury canada

Awarded the Willard Hurst Prize in American Legal History, 1992. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. She researches and teaches in the areas of criminal law, human rights, legal history, and women and the law. By contrast, each chapter of Petticoats and Prejudice highlights only a few of the more significant cases in each subject area. In weaving nineteenth-century social history with the seamless fabric of laws and legal institutions that enforced the reproductive, sexual, racial and occupational inequalities shaping women's oppression today. She teaches in the areas of criminal law, human rights, legal history and women and the law.

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Petticoats And Prejudice: Women And Law In Nineteenth Century Canada by Constance Backhouse

petticoats and prejudice women and law in nineteenthcentury canada

This highly-readable book highlights the status of women through in-depth case profiles of individual women who were swept up into the 19th century legal process as litigants, accused criminals and witnesses. Women found every stage of their lives touched by the long arm of the law, from courtship through marriage, from consensual sexual encounters to forcible ones, throughout all aspects of fertility and reproduction, through marital breakdown, separation, divorce, and child custody, and in the field of waged and entrepreneurial work. Professor Backhouse is the Distinguished Professor, University Research Chair in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, and Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa. The cases span the country, providing information about all the common law provinces as well as Quebec. Petticoats and Prejudice is a pioneering effort that will be read with pleasure and profit by all. Each of these women's stories lends a new meaning and dimension to the word heroism. In discussing the various types of legal remedies that were available to women in Canada, Backhouse shows how daughters were treated as property of their fathers, particularly in seduction cases where their fathers could bring suit as to their loss of their labour: women could not bring their own suits because they didn't own their own labour.

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