Law of Sex Discrimination / Edition 2

Law of Sex Discrimination / Edition 2

by J. Ralph Lindgren, Nadine Taub
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314027084

ISBN-13: 9780314027085

Pub. Date: 11/01/1993

Publisher: West Group

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

Overview

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:
9780314027085
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Series:
Political Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 10.01(h) x 0.88(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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