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Feminist Legal Studies

Feminist Legal Studies

Editor-in-Chief: Yvette Russell

ISSN: 0966-3622 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-8455 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10691

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Academic Editor
Yvette Russell, University of Bristol

Co-Ordinating Editors
Katie Cruz
, University of Bristol
Kay Lalor, Manchester Metropolitan University 
Dania Thomas, University of Glasgow

Book Reviews Editors
Nicola Barker, University of Liverpool
Nikki Godden-Rasul, Newcastle University
Kathryn McNeilly, Queen's University Belfast
Sharon Thompson, University of Cardiff

Reflections Editor
Beverley Clough, University of Leeds
Loveday Hodson, University of Leicester
Harriet Samuels, University of Westminster 
Keina Yoshida, Doughty Street Chambers

Editorial Board
Diamond Ashiagbor
, University of Kent
Nadine El-Enany, Birkbeck, University of London
Ruth Fletcher, Queen Mary, University of London
Julie McCandless, University of Kent
Sheelagh McGuinness, University of Bristol
Zainab Naqvi, Coventry University
Flora Renz, University of Kent

International Advisory Board
Doris Buss, 
Carleton University
Margaret Davies, Flinders University
Kalpana Kannabiran, Centre for Social Development, Hyderabad
Sarah Keenan, Birkbeck, University of London
Ambreena Manji, University of Cardiff
Karin van Marle, University of Pretoria
Vasuki Nesiah, New York University
Nan Seuffert, University of Wollongong
Dean Spade, Seattle University School of Law
Ann Stewart, Warwick University
Eva-Maria Svensson, University of Gothenburg
Irene Watson, University of South Australia 

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    Feminist Legal Studies is committed to an internationalist perspective and to the promotion and advancement of feminist scholarship in all areas of law. It aims to publish critical, interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged feminist scholarship relating to law (broadly conceived) and has a particular interest in work that extends feminist debates and analysis by reference to critical and theoretical approaches and perspectives, including postcolonial, transnational and poststructuralist work. 

    Although the focus of the journal is law, the editorial board encourages the submission of papers from people working outside the academy, as well as academics other than lawyers as well as interdisciplinary work addressing the concerns not only of lawyers but others, women and men, interested in feminist work. The editorial board is a collective drawn from feminists working at leading law schools across the UK. A full list of the editorial board can found on the Journal’s website: http://www.springer.com/law/international/journal/10691?detailsPage=editorialBoard

    Alongside traditional articles and book reviews Feminist Legal Studies is committed to publishing material that challenges conventional forms of academic writing/knowledge and encourages creative approaches to scholarship, analysis and debate. Such material is normally published in our “Creative Content” section (see Instructions for Authors for more details). The board also welcomes proposals for themed issues of the journal.

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