The Employment Context

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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Karen J. Maschke
holds a Ph.D. in political science from Johns Hopkins University. Her area of specialization in public law, with a concentration on women and the law. She is the author of Litigation, Courts, and Women Workers (Praeger, 1989) and has published articles concerning women's legal rights. She is the recipient of a fellowship from the national Endowment for the Humanities.

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Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
Protection of Women Workers and the Courts: A Legal Case History 1
Sexual Harassment and Race: A Legal Analysis of Discrimination 28
Comparable Worth: Is This a Theory for Black Workers? 45
Sexual Harassment: Its First Decade in Court 53
Comparable Worth: The Paradox of Technocratic Reform 73
Conceptualizing Black Women's Employment Experiences 93
Pluralist Myths and Powerless Men: The Ideology of Reasonableness in Sexual Harassment Law 115
Sexist Speech in the Workplace 173
Women in the Workplace and Sex Discrimination Law: A Feminist Analysis of Federal Jurisprudence 225
Sexual Harassment in the Military 251
Gender Bias in the Legal Profession: Women "See" It, Men Don't 275
The Combat Exclusion and the Role of Women in the Military 298
Considering Difference: The Case of the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 317
What's Sex Got to Do With It? 327
Acknowledgments 357
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