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Catharine A. MacKinnon

Catharine A. MacKinnon

Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1990-


Publications

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Forthcoming

  • Women's Lives in Men's Courts: Briefs for Change. Northport, N.Y.: Twelve Tables Press, Forthcoming, 2019.
  • "The First Amendment: An Equality Reading." In The Free Speech Century, edited by Lee Bollinger and Geoffrey Stone. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.

Books

  • Editor. Gender in Constitutional Law, 1-3. Constitutional Law Series, 3. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018.
  • Butterfly Politics. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017.
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  • Sex Equality. 3rd ed. University Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: Foundation Press, 2016.
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  • Sex Equality Controversies: The Formosa Lectures. Taipei: National Taiwan University Press, 2015. (In English and Mandarin.)
  • Traite, Prostitution, Inégalité. Mount Royal, Que.: Editions M, 2014.
  • Sex Equality. 2nd ed. University Casebook Series. New York: Foundation Press, 2007.
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  • Are Women Human?: And Other International Dialogues. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2006.
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  • Women's Lives, Men's Laws. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2005.
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  • Co-editor. Directions in Sexual Harassment Law. R. B. Siegel, co-editor. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2004.
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  • Sex Equality. University Casebook Series. New York: Foundation Press, 2001.
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  • Co-editor. In Harm's Way: The Pornography Civil Rights Hearing. A. Dworkin, co-editor. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997.
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  • Derecho y Pornografía. R. Posner, co-author. Santafe de Bogota, Columbia: Siglo del Hombre, Universidad de los Andes, 1997.
  • Only Words. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993.
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  • The Case for Women's Equality: The Federation of Women Teachers' Associations of Ontario and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. M. Eberts et al., co-authors. Toronto: The Federation, 1991.
  • Toward a Feminist Theory of the State. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1989. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Pornography and Civil Rights: A New Day for Women's Equality. A. Dworkin, co-author. Minneapolis, Minn.: Organizing Against Pornography, 1988. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1987. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Sexual Harassment of Working Women: A Case of Sex Discrimination. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1979. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Book Chapters

  • "Substantive Equality Past and Future: The Canadian Charter Experience." In Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution, edited by Richard Albert and David R. Cameron, 227-44. Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
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  • "Research Review: Gender in Constitutions." Introduction to Gender in Constitutional Law, by Catherine A. MacKinnon, editor, 1-18. Constitutional Law Series, 3. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, (2018).
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  • "Voice, Heart, Ground." In I Still Believe Anita Hill: Three Generations Discuss the Legacies of Speaking Truth to Power, edited by A. Richards and C. Greenberg, 71-4. New York: The Feminist Press, 2013.
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  • "Sexual Violence." C. K. Nana, co-author. In The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics, edited by J. Krieger, 2, 359-64. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
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  • "Martinez Revisited." In The Indian Civil Rights Act at Forty, edited by K. A. Carpenter, M. L. M. Fletcher, and A. R. Riley, 27-38. Los Angeles: UCLA American Indian Studies Center, 2012.
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  • "Gender in Constitutions." In The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law, edited by M. Rosenfeld and A. Sajó, 397-416. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
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  • "Feminist Legal Theory." In Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory, edited by J. R. Hackney, Jr., 129-43. New York: New York University Press, 2012.
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  • "Creating International Law: Gender as New Paradigm." In Non-State Actors, Soft Law and Protective Regimes, edited by C. Bailliet, 17-31. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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  • "Rantsev v. Chipre & Rusia, App. No. 25965/04 (Eur. Ct. H.R. Ene. 7, 2010)." Anuario de Derechos Humanos, no. 7 (2011): 107-15.
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  • "Women, Violence Against." In Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, vol. 3 (T-Z, Index): 1164-5. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005.
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  • "Genocide's Sexuality." In Political Exclusion and Domination, edited by M. S. Williams and S. Macedo, 313-56. NOMOS, vol. 46. New York: New York University Press, 2005.
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  • "Of Mice and Men: A Feminist Fragment on Animal Rights." In Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions, edited by C. R. Sunstein and M. C. Nussbaum, 263-76. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.
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  • "Women and Law: The Power to Change." In Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for a New Millennium, edited by R. Morgan, 447-55. New York: Washington Square Press, 2003.
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  • "A Sex Equality Approach to Sexual Assault." In Sexually Coercive Behavior: Understanding and Management, edited by R. A. Prentky et al., 265-75. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 989. New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 2003.
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  • "Keeping It Real: On Anti-Essentialism." In Crossroads, Directions, and a New Critical Race Theory, edited by F. Valdes et al., 71-83. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002.
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  • "Sexual Harassment of Working Women: A Case of Sex Discrimination." In Sexual Harassment as an Ethical Issue in Academic Life, edited by L. P. Francis, 129-45. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2001.
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  • "Sex Equality: On Difference and Dominance." In Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends in the Humanities and Social Sciences. 2nd ed., edited by A. C. Herrmann and A. J. Stewart, 232-53. Boulder: Westview Press, 2001.
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  • "Revised Opinions in Brown v. Board of Education -- MacKinnon, J., Concurring in the Judgment." In What Brown v. Board of Education Should Have Said: The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Landmark Civil Rights Decision, edited by J. M. Balkin, 143-57. New York: New York University Press, 2001.
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  • "Workplace Harassment and the First Amendment, II." In Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, vol. 6: 2926. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2000.
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  • "Violence against Women Act: 108 Stat. 1903 (1994)." In Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, vol. 6: 2797. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2000.
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  • "Pornography: An Exchange." A. Dworkin, co-author. In Feminism and Pornography, edited by D. Cornell, 121-9. Oxford Readings in Feminism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
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  • "Sexual Harassment." In The Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History, edited by W. Mankiller et al., 533-5. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998.
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  • "Gender- Based Crimes in Humanitarian Law." In Contemporary International Law Issues: New Forms, New Applications, edited by W. P. Heere, 150-3. The Hague, Netherlands: T. M. C. Asser Instituut, 1998. (Proceedings of the Fourth Hague Joint Conference held in The Hague, The Netherlands, 2-5 July 1997 by the American Society of International Law, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Internationaal Recht)
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  • "Feminist Jurisprudence." In The Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History, edited by W. Mankiller et al., 221-2. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998.
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  • "Domestic Violence: Standards of Perfection and Battered Women's Self-Defense." In Violence against Women: Philosophical Perspectives, edited by S. G. French et al. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1998.
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  • "Are Women Human?" In Reflections on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, edited by B. van der Heijden and B. Tahzib-lie, 71-2. The Hague, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1998.
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  • "Pornography, Civil Rights, and Speech." In Gender Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by L. L. O'Toole and J. R. Schiffman, 400-13. New York: New York University Press, 1997.
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  • "From Practice to Theory, or What Is a White Woman Anyway?" In Critical White Studies: Looking Behind the Mirror, edited by R. Delgado and J. Stefancic, 300-4. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1997.
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  • "Comment: Law's Story as Reality and Politics." In Law's Stories: Narrative and Rhetoric in the Law, edited by P. Brooks and P. Gewirtz. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996.
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  • "Speech, Equality, and Harm: The Case Against Pornography." In The Price We Pay: The Case Against Racist Speech, Hate Propoganda, and Pornography, edited by L. J. Lederer and R. Delgado, 301-14. New York: Hill & Wang, 1995. (Paper originally presented at a conference on "Speech, Equality and Harm" held at the University of Chicago Law School in March 1993.)
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  • "Pornography as Defamation and Discrimination." In Group Defamation and Freedom of Speech: The Relationship Between Language and Violence, edited by M. H. Freedman and E. M. Freedman, 253-65. Contributions in Legal Studies. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.
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  • "Turning Rape into Pornography: Postmodern Genocide." In Mass Rape: The War Against Women in Bosnia-Herzegovina, edited by A. Stiglmayer. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.
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  • "Equality." In Living with Contradictions: Controversies in Feminist Social Ethics, edited by A. M. Jaggar, 18-52. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1994.
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  • "Abortion: On Public and Private." In Living with Contradictions: Controversies in Feminist Social Ethics, edited by A. M. Jaggar, 275-80. Boulder: Westview Press, 1994.
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  • "Toward Feminist Jurisprudence." In Feminist Jurisprudence, edited by P. Smith, 610-9. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
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  • "Theory Is Not a Luxury." In Reconceiving Reality: Women and International Law, edited by D. G. Dallmeyer. Washington, D.C.: American Society of International Law, 1993.
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  • "Sexual Harassment: Its First Decade in Court." In Feminist Jurisprudence, edited by P. Smith, 145-57. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
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  • "Reflections on Law in the Everyday Life of Women." In Law in Everyday Life, edited by A. Sarat and T. R. Kearns, 109-22. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993.
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  • "On Torture: A Feminist Perspective on Human Rights." In Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Challenge, edited by K. E. Mahoney and P. Mahoney. Norwell, Mass.: Kluwer, 1993.
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  • "Für eine 'Neue Gleichheit'." In Test the West: Geschlechterdemokratie und Gewalt, edited by H. Bendkowski et al., 77-87. Vienna: Austrian Federal Ministry of Women's Affairs and the Federal Chancellery, 1993.
  • "Crimes of War, Crimes of Peace." In On Human Rights, edited by S. Shute and S. Hurley. New York: Basic Books, 1993.
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  • "Pornography, Civil Rights and Speech." In Pornography: Women, Violence and Civil Liberties, edited by C. Itzin, 456-511. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
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  • "Feminist Approaches to Sexual Assault in Canada and the United States." In Challenging Times: The Women's Movement in Canada and the United States, edited by C. Backhouse and D. H. Flaherty. Montreal: Queen's University Press, 1992.
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  • "Sexediscriminatie." In Ongewenste Intimiteiten, Gewenste Rechten, edited by I. M. de Vries. Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands: Samsom H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1990.
  • "Liberalism and the Death of Feminism." In The Sexual Liberals and the Attack on Feminism, edited by D. Leidholdt and J. G. Raymond. New York: Pergamon Press, 1990.
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  • "Legal Perspectives on Sexual Difference." In Theoretical Perspectives on Sexual Difference, edited by D. L. Rhode, 213-25. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1990.
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  • "Feministische Rechtspolik Heute." In Differenz und Gleichheit Menschenrechte haben (k)ein Geschlecht, edited by U. Gerhard. Frankfurt am Main: Ulrik Helmer, 1990.
  • "Making Sex Equality Real." In Righting the Balance: Canada's New Equality Rights, edited by L. Smith et al., 37-43. Saskatoon, Sask.: The Canadian Human Rights Reporter, Inc., 1986. (Paper originally presented at the National Symposium on Equality Rights held in Toronto, January 1985. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Difference and Dominance: On Sex Discrimination." In The Moral Foundations of Civil Rights, edited by R. K. Fullinwider and C. Mills, 144-58. Maryland Studies in Public Philosophy. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1986. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Roe v. Wade: A Study in Male Ideology." In Abortion: Moral and Legal Perspectives, edited by J. L. Garfield and P. Hennessey, 45-54. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1984. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Domestic Political Violence, 1965-1971: A Radical Perspective." P. A. Lupsha, co-author. In Violence as Politics: A Series of Original Essays, edited by H. Hirsch and D. C. Perry, 5-40. New York: Harper & Row, 1973. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Journal Articles


Reviews

  • Review of The Gender of Constitutional Jurisprudence, by B. Baines and R. Rubio-Marin, co-authors. Int'l J. Const. L. 5, no. 3 (2007): 557-9.
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  • "Pornography Left and Right." In Sex, Preference, and Family: Essays on Law and Nature, edited by D. M. Estlund and M. C. Nussbaum, 102-25. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. (A review of R. A. Posner's Sex and Reason and E. de Grazia's Girls Lean Back Everywhere: The Law of Obscenity and the Assault on Genius originally published in Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 30, no. 1 (1995): 143-68.)
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  • "Pornography Left and Right." Review of Sex and Reason, by R. A. Posner, and Girls Lean Back Everywhere: The Law of Obscenity and the Assualt on Genius, by E. de Grazia. Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 30, no. 1 (1995): 143-68.
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  • "Unthinking ERA Thinking." Review of Why We Lost the ERA, by J. J. Mansbridge. U. Chi. L. Rev. 54, no. 2 (1987): 759-71. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Toward Feminist Jurisprudence." Review of Women Who Kill, by A. Jones. Stan. L. Rev. 34, no. 3 (1982): 703-37. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Other Publications

  • Foreword to Sexual Politics, by K. Millett, ix-xvii. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.
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  • Preface to Pornografi och mäns våld mot kvinnor [Pornography and Men's Violence Against Women], by M. Waltman, author, 33-4. Stockholm: Unizon, 2015.
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  • Foreword to Feminist Constitutionalism: Global Perspectives, by B. Baines, D. Barak-Erez, and T. Kahana, editors, ix-xii. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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  • Foreword to Speech and Harm: Controversies over Free Speech, by I. Maitra and M. K. McGowan, editors, vi-xviii. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
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  • "Giving Her Life." Introduction to Heidy Hatry Heads and Tales: Twenty-Seven Stories and Twenty-Seven Portraits, by H. Hatry, et al.; 6-7. Milan: Edizioni Charta, 2009.
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  • Afterword to Directions in Sexual Harassment Law, 672-704. C. A. MacKinnon and R. B. Siegel, co-editors. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2004.
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  • "Equality." Law Quad. Notes 44, no. 3 (2001): 6-8. (Excerpted from her book Sex Equality. New York: Foundation Press 2001.)
  • "The Roar on the Other Side of Silence." Introduction to In Harm's Way: The Pornography Civil Rights Hearings, 3-24. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997.
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  • Preface to Back Off!: How to Confront and Stop Sexual Harassment and Harassers, by M. J. Langelan, editor. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.
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  • Preface to A Dark Science: Women, Sexuality, and Psychiatry in the Nineteenth Century, by J. M. Masson, compiler, xi-xxii. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1986). (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: An Agenda for Theory." Signs 7 (1982): 515-44. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Introduction to Cap. U. L. Rev. 10, no. 3 (1981): ix-xvi. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • "Are Women Human?" In Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women, edited by J. Lee and S. M. Shaw, 48-9. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. (Originally published under the same title in Reflections on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, edited by B. van der Heijden and B. Tahzib-lie, 171-72. The Hague, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1998.)
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  • "Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: An Agenda for Theory." In The Canon of American Legal Thought, edited by D. Kennedy and W. F. Fisher, 829-68. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2006. (Originally published under the same title in Signs 7, no. 3 (1982): 515-44.)
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  • "Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: Toward a Feminist Jurisprudence." In The Canon of American Legal Thought, edited by D. Kennedy and W. F. Fisher, 869-86. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2006. (Originally published under the same title in Signs 8, no. 4 (1983): 635-58.)
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  • "The Logic of Experience: Reflections on the Development of Sexual Harassment Law." In Women and the Law, edited by J. Campbell Moriarty, 53-75. Eagan, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2005. (Originally published under the same title in Geo. L.J. 90, no. 3 (2002): 813-33)
  • "The Roar on the Other Side of Silence." In Feminism and Pornography, edited by D. Cornell, 130-53. Oxford Readings in Feminism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. (Originally published under the same title in In Harm's Way: The Pornography Civil Rights Hearing, 3-24. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997.)
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  • "Pornography as Defamation and Discrimination." In Law and Language, edited by T. Morawetz, 311-33. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2000. (Originally published under the same title in B.U. L. Rev. 71, no. 5 (1991): 793-815.)
  • "Not a Moral Issue." In Feminism and Pornography, edited by D. Cornell, 169-97. Oxford Readings in Feminism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. (Originally published under the same title in Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 2, no. 2 (1984): 321-45.)
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  • "Rape, Genocide, and Women's Human Rights." In Violence against Women: Philosophical Perspectives, edited by S. G. French et al., 43-54. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998. (Originally published under the same title in Harv. Women's L.J. 17 (1994): 5-16)
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  • "Not a Moral Issue." In Pornography, Sex Work, and Hate Speech, edited by K. J. Maschke, 2-31. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1997. (Originally published under the same title in Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 2, no. 2 (1984): 321-45.)
  • "Unthinking ERA Thinking." Review of Why We Lost the ERA, by J. J. Mansbridge. In Women and the American Legal Order, edited by K. J. Maschke, 135-47. Gender and American Law: The Impact of the Law on the Lives of Women. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1997. (Originally published under the same title in U. Chi. L. Rev. 54, no. 2 (1987): 759-71.)
  • "Rape, Genocide, and Women's Human Rights." In Mass Rape: The War Against Women in Bosnia-Herzegovina, edited by A. Stiglmayer, 183-96. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994. (Originally published under the same title in Harv. Women's L.J. 17 (1994): 5-16.)
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  • "Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: Toward Feminist Jurisprudence." In Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues, edited by S. Harding, 135-49. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987. (Originally published under the same title in Signs 8, no. 4 (1983): 635-58. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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