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Intersectional Human Rights at CEDAW: Promises Transmissions and Impacts
Starting from the premise that international human rights law is not a neutral fact, this dissertation is a critical exploration of the promises, transmissions and impacts of intersectionality as an approach to gender ...
Grounding Equality in Social Relationships: Suspect Classification, Grounds of Discrimination, and Relational Theory
This thesis considers the implications of relational theory for doctrinal debates in Canadian and American constitutional equality law, with a focus on grounds of discrimination and suspect classification. Chapter 1 sets ...
Recognizing the Assemblage: Palestinian Bedouin of the Naqab in Dialectic with Israeli Law
In the five case studies, we examine how Israel, as a collection of individuated interests given expression in the form a state, is in a dialectic of recognition with the Naqab Bedouin community. Recognition happens on a ...
Tracking Queer Kinships: Assisted Reproduction, Family Law and the Infertility Trap
The global advent of assisted human reproduction has brought with it an upheaval in social, cultural and legal norms of the family. The centrality of biological reproduction to the traditional heterosexual family has been ...