Law and Policy Reform: Mechanism for change or black hole?
Abstract:Savitri Goonesekere examines popular disenchantment with law and legal processes, and their capacity to deliver justice, particularly to women. She argues that it is important for women activists to recognize that law and regulation is part of their everyday lives. The challenge is to understand the failures and learn from the successes, and to make law and legal processes a strategy for achieving gender.Development (2006) 49, 92–95. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1100209
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2006