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The sexual contract 30 years on: a conversation with Carole Pateman

Thompson, Sharon ORCID:, Hayes, Lydia ORCID:, Newman, Daniel ORCID: and Carole, Pateman 2018. The sexual contract 30 years on: a conversation with Carole Pateman. Feminist Legal Studies 26 (1) , pp. 93-104. 10.1007/s10691-018-9368-1

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This reflection is based on a conversation with Professor Carole Pateman on 4th December 2017 as we prepared for a conference at Cardiff University to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of her seminal work, The Sexual Contract (1988). As socio-legal scholars, The Sexual Contract has been formative in, and transformative of, our understandings of law and gender. We explore Professor Pateman’s academic journey and consider how she came to write a ground-breaking book that has made major impacts on socio-legal and feminist legal studies. The paper is structured around the main themes arising in conversation with Pateman, with each section centred on her own account taken from our conversation in late 2017.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
K Law > K Law (General)
Publisher: Springer Verlag (Germany)
ISSN: 0966-3622
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 26 April 2018
Date of Acceptance: 17 February 2018
Last Modified: 04 May 2023 21:22

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