Susan Harris Rimmer and Kate Ogg (Eds.): Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law

Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, ISBN: 2019 978 1 78536 391 7
  • Lynsey MitchellEmail author
Book Review

The editors of this ambitious handbook have successfully curated a collection of papers that seek to highlight the relevance and usefulness of feminism in international law. This collection showcases the breadth and depth of recent feminist engagements with international law, and as such seeks to position feminist approaches as both a tool and method of excavation within critical international legal scholarship. However, rather than merely offering a critique and summary of current and historical feminist legal scholarship, this collection provides a roadmap for using feminist legal methodologies to both engage in critiques of, and contribute alternative means of conceptualising, a whole host of international law disciplines as well as interdisciplinary legal issues.

From Charlesworth, Chinkin and Wright’s seminal article ‘Feminist Approaches to International Law’ in 1991 (Charlesworth et al. 1991), the introduction of the text under review notes that there has been an explosion in...



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Abertay UniversityDundeeUK

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