Elusive Equality: Women's Rights, Public Policy, and the Law

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A sequel to the author's In Pursuit of Equality, this book tells the story of the continuing struggle for sex equality in the US. Highlighting the events occurring over the past decade, it discusses the role of the law in bringing about social, economic, and political equality between the sexes, looking at the actions of the executive branch, Congress, and state legislatures. Mezey teaches political science at Loyola University Chicago. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., ...
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Overview

A sequel to the author's In Pursuit of Equality, this book tells the story of the continuing struggle for sex equality in the US. Highlighting the events occurring over the past decade, it discusses the role of the law in bringing about social, economic, and political equality between the sexes, looking at the actions of the executive branch, Congress, and state legislatures. Mezey teaches political science at Loyola University Chicago. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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  • ISBN-13: 9781588261519
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2003
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 320

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Continuing Quest for Equality 1
1 Seeking Constitutional Parity 5
2 Achieving Educational Equity 39
3 Securing Workplace Equality 69
4 Fighting for Pay Equity 105
5 Battling Sexual Harassment 129
6 Striving for Equality in Professional Life 157
7 Accommodating Work and Family 185
8 Securing Reproductive Rights 221
9 Retaining Reproductive Rights 247
Conclusion: Elusive Equality 283
Bibliography 289
Index of Cases 303
Index 311
About the Book 319
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