The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law is holding its 2018 Symposium: Shaping American Nationalism on November 9, 2018. This timely event will explore the intersections of immigration law, gender, and sexuality through conversations with scholars, practitioners, and policy experts. The Keynote Address by Erin Corcoran, L'00 on defining American identity in the era of President Trump will be followed by moderated panel discussions on the Politics and Policy of Immigration and Families and Queering American Nationalism.
Islamic Feminism and Invisible Work: The Case of the Disappearing Daughter-in-Law
Donohon Abdugafurova, Rahimjon Abdugafurov, Beverly Moran, Fall 2017
This article uses modern Islamic legal pronouncements [fatwās] on the question of a daughter-in-law’s obligations to perform… Continue Reading
What Ever Happened to the “Child Maltreatment Revolution”?
Claire Houston, Fall 2017
This article argues that the disparate treatment of CM and DV suggests that DV is more serious than CM, with DV victims more deserving… Continue Reading
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