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Gender, Religion, and Family Law
Theorizing Conflicts between Women’s Rights and Cultural Traditions
Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, ed.; Sylvia Neil, ed.

Brandeis University Press



Contents

• Preface
• Introduction: Theorizing Conflicts between Women’s Rights and Religious Laws
- Lisa Fishbayn Joffe
The Ethics of Recognizing Religious Family Law in Secular Societies
• Principles or Compromises: Accommodating Gender Equality and Religious Freedom in Multicultural Societies - Martha Minow
• Privatizing Diversity: A Cautionary Tale from Religious Arbitration in Family Law - Ayelet Shachar
• Marriage Pluralism, Family Law Jurisdiction, and Sex Equality in the United States - Linda C. McClain
Exploring the Intersections of Civil and Religious Laws
From Religious “Right” to Civil “Wrong”: Using Israeli Tort Law to Unravel the Knots of Gender, Equality, and Jewish Divorce - Susan Weiss
• Flirting with God in Western Secular Courts:
Mahr in the West - Pascale Fournier
• Muslim Family Law in South Africa: Conflating the Right to Religion with the Privileging of Religion? - Rashida Manjoo
• Recognition of Polygamous Marriages in the New South Africa - Likhapha Mbatha and Lisa Fishbayn Joffe
Narratives of Innovative Law Reform
Women, Resources, and Changing the Religious System: A Case Study of the Orthodox Jewish Wedding Ritual - Irit Koren
• The
Yoetzet Halakhah: Avoiding Conflict While Instituting Change - Michal Roness
• The Temple of Women Initiates Project: A Framework for Culturally Meaningful Feminist Expression in Rural Areas - Fatou Kiné Camara
• List of Contributors
• Index

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