Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy

Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy

Margaret Thornton, Ulrike Schultz, Gisela Shaw, Rosemary Auchmuty
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In the past fifteen years there has been a marked increase in the international scholarship relating to women in law. The lives and careers of women in legal practice and the judiciary have been extensively documented and critiqued, but the central conundrum remains: Does the presence of women make a difference? What has been largely overlooked in the literature is the position of women in the legal academy, although central to the changing culture. To remedy the oversight, an international network of scholars embarked on a comparative study, which resulted in this path-breaking book. The contributors uncover fascinating accounts of the careers of the academic pioneers as well as exploring broader theoretical issues relating to gender and culture. The provocative question as to whether the presence of women makes a difference informs each contribution.
Ulrike Schultz is a retired Senior Academic at the FernUniversitat in Hagen, Germany. Gisela Shaw is Emeritus Professor of German at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Margaret Thornton is Emerita Professor at The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Rosemary Auchmuty is Professor of Law at the University of Reading, UK.