The Law of Sex Discrimination / Edition 3

The Law of Sex Discrimination / Edition 3

by J. Ralph Lindgren, Nadine Taub, Beth Anne Wolfson, Carla M. Palumbo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534631266

ISBN-13: 9780534631260

Pub. Date: 08/09/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Lindgren (philosophy, emeritus, Lehigh University) provides an in-depth look at the past hundred years of law on sex discrimination in this undergraduate text designed for those who have no formal legal training or who have no experience working with court opinions. Cases are abridged to retain human drama, and they focus on key rulings and crucial factors motivating…  See more details below

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Lindgren (philosophy, emeritus, Lehigh University) provides an in-depth look at the past hundred years of law on sex discrimination in this undergraduate text designed for those who have no formal legal training or who have no experience working with court opinions. Cases are abridged to retain human drama, and they focus on key rulings and crucial factors motivating the decisions. Each case or article is followed by study questions. Modern legal issues involving reproduction, rights of same-sex couples, domestic violence, and affirmative action are thoroughly treated. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534631260
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/09/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Table of Cases. Preface. 1. The Historical Context. 2. Constitutional Protection for Equality. 3. Equal Employment Opportunity. 4. Working Conditions and Compensation. 5. Equal Educational Opportunity. 6. The Family. 7. Reproduction. 8. Sexuality and Sexual Violence. 9. Feminism in the Twenty-First Century. Appendix A: Selected Amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Appendix B: Court Systems. Appendix C: Map of the Thirteen Federal Circuits. Appendix D: An Introduction to Case Briefing. Glossary. Index.

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