Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Regulating Intimacy: A New Legal Paradigm” as Want to Read:
Regulating Intimacy: A New Legal Paradigm
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Regulating Intimacy: A New Legal Paradigm

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  1 review

The regulation of intimate relationships has been a key battleground in the culture wars of the past three decades. In this bold and innovative book, Jean Cohen presents a new approach to regulating intimacy that promises to defuse the tensions that have long sparked conflict among legislators, jurists, activists, and scholars.
Disputes have typically arisen over questions
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 11th 2004 by Princeton University Press (first published February 15th 2001)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Regulating Intimacy, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Regulating Intimacy

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-6 of 6)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
In Regulating Intimacy (2002), Jean L. Cohen argues for a "reflexive" version of privacy rights that is not essentializing but is normative. Through analysis of arguments about privacy in the areas of reproductive rights, sexual privacy rights, and sexual harassment, Cohen parses out the paradoxes and contradictions in certain arguments about privacy. According to Cohen, "Reflexive law applies procedures to procedures (hence its reflexivity), steering and fostering self-regulation within social ...more
Monica marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2013
B. added it
Aug 14, 2011
Ryan marked it as to-read
Oct 09, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Civil Society and Political Theory Globalization and Sovereignty Class And Civil Society: The Limits Of Marxian Critical Theory Globalization and Sovereignty: Rethinking Legality, Legitimacy, and Constitutionalism

Share This Book