Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2001

Abstract

I have proposed a method of comparative analysis that respects culture by contextualizing analysis of women's issues. I believe that we can help women around the world improve their lives while retaining their cultural values and identity. We can use comparative law as a tool to help identify laws that successfully address women's needs and those that do not. Comparative theory does not posit an evaluation of the law determining which law or legal system is "better." Rather, comparative theory can illuminate differences based on systemic and cultural diversity. Understanding these differences can help us understand how best to use law to improve women's lives.

Publication Title

Southern Law Review

Volume

28

First Page

279

Keywords

Comparative theory, Comparative law, Women's Rights

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