The Contribution of Feminism to Contemporary Public Debates About Law

Nicola Barker, Sinead Ring, Maria Drakopoulou, Rosemary Hunter


This is the audio recording of a panel session at the Kent Critical Law Society conference held at the University of Kent on 1 March 2014. Nicola Barker speaks on 'Feminism, Family and the Politics of Austerity' (with accompanying powerpoint slides); Sinead Ring speaks on 'The Pernicious Nature of Rape Myths and How They Continue to Affect Rape Prosecutions'; Maria Drakopoulou speaks on 'Feminism, Tradition and the Question of Sexual Violence'; and Rosemary Hunter acts as discussant, commenting on all three papers.


feminism; public debate; rape myths; austerity; law

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