Gender Stereotyping

Drawing on domestic and international law, as well as on judgments given by courts and human rights treaty bodies, Gender Stereotyping offers perspectives on how wrongful gender stereotypes can be effectively eliminated through the transnational legal process in order to ensure women's equality and exercise of their human rights.

Gender Stereotyping
Transnational Legal Perspectives

Rebecca J. Cook and Simone Cusack

2009 | 288 pages | Cloth $49.95 | Paper $24.95
Law | Women's/Gender Studies
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Table of Contents

Foreword, by Louise Arbour
Table of Cases
Table of Treaties, Legislation, and Other Relevant Instruments

Introduction
Ch. 1 Understanding Gender Stereotyping
Ch. 2 Naming Gender Stereotyping
Ch. 3 State Obligations to Eliminate Gender Stereotyping
Ch. 4 Gender Stereotyping as a Form of Discrimination
Ch. 5 The Role of the Women's Committee in Eliminating Gender Stereotyping
Ch. 6 Moving Forward with the Elimination of Gender Stereotyping

Appendices
A. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
B. The Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Notes
Select Bibliography
Annotated List of Websites
Index
Acknowledgments