We have published a range of materials during the the project which are aimed at a wide range of audiences.
Special issue on The Future of Legal Gender: Exploring the Feminist Politics of Decertification in 10(2) feminists@law.
All papers and commentaries in the special issue are available at 10(2) feminists@law in Word, PDF and HTML formats. Links below are to PDFs only.
- Cooper, D., Grabham, E. and Renz, F. (2020) “Introduction to the Special Issue: Exploring the Feminist Politics of Decertification.” 10(2) feminists@law.
- Cooper, D. and Emerton, R. (2020). “Pulling the thread of decertification: What challenges are raised by the proposal to reform legal gender status?” 10(2) feminists@law. With commentaries by Ruth Fletcher and Ambreena Manji.
- Renz, F. (2020) “The challenge of same sex provision: How many girls does a girls’ school need?” 10(2) feminists@law. With commentaries by C.L.Quinan and Jennifer Fraser.
- Peel, E. and Newman, H. (2020). “Gender’s Wider Stakes: Lay Attitudes to Legal Gender Reform.” 10(2) feminists@law. Plus commentaries by Kath Browne and Shona Hunter.
- Cooper, D. (2020). “Taking Public Responsibility for Gender: When Personal Identity and Institutional Feminist Politics Meet”. 10(2) feminists@law. Plus commentaries by Sumi Madhok and Vanessa Munro.
- Grabham, E. (2020). “Exploring the Textual Alchemy of Legal Gender: Experimental Statutes and the Message in the Medium”. 10(2)feminists@law. Plus commentaries by Alain Pottage and Helen Xanthaki.
Journal Articles and Blog Posts
(2022) ‘An impossible dream’? Non-binary people’s perceptions of legal gender status and reform in the UK, Psychology & Sexuality.
Renz, F. and Cooper, D. (2022) “Reimagining Gender Through Equality Law: What Legal Thoughtways Do Religion and Disability Offer?” Feminist Legal Studies
Cooper, D. (2020) “Towards an adventurous institutional politics: the prefigurative ‘as if’ and the reposing of what’s real”. The Sociological Review. Open access: click here.
Cooper, D. (2019) “A very binary drama: The conceptual struggle for gender’s future”. 9(1) feminists@law.
Cooper, D. (2019) “Beyond the current gender wars”. IPPR Progressive Review 25(4): 393-403
Renz, F. (2019). Fluctuating Intensities: Thinking about gender through other socio-legal categories. SLSA blog post.
Cooper, D. and Renz, F. (2016) “If the state decertified gender, what might happen to its meaning and value?”. Journal of Law and Society 43(4): 483-505.
Cooper, D. (2015) “Bringing the utopian into our gender politics”. Social Politics and Stuff. 25 January 2015.
Grabham, E. (2016) “Time and technique: the legal lives of the 26-week qualifying period” Economy and Society 45: (3-4) 379-406 .