Sex Discrimination and the Law: History, Practice, and Theory, Second Edition / Edition 2

Sex Discrimination and the Law: History, Practice, and Theory, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Susan Deller Ross, Ann Freedman, Rhonda Copelon, Wendy Webster Williams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0316074888

ISBN-13: 9780316074889

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Sex Discrimination and the Law: History, Practice, and Theory, Second Edition, provides coverage o feminist litigation/legislation and feminist legal theory so students can fully understand gender law issues. The book begins with a chapter on constitutional history and doctrine and moves to employment discrimination, reproduction, family law, rape,

Overview

Sex Discrimination and the Law: History, Practice, and Theory, Second Edition, provides coverage o feminist litigation/legislation and feminist legal theory so students can fully understand gender law issues. The book begins with a chapter on constitutional history and doctrine and moves to employment discrimination, reproduction, family law, rape, pornography, and prostitution.

To place issues in context, each chapter interweaves:
• the statutes, regulations, and court decisions of the law in question
• a comprehensive selection of excerpts from the writings of many feminist legal theorists
• extensive historical background
• important interdisciplinary material from sociology, psychology, and economics
• discussions of the similiarities and dissimilarities of women of different races, ethnicities, classes, and sexual orientation
• litigative and legislative strategies
• the addition of major feminist theoretical work

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316074889
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1932
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents ix(34)
Preface xliii(4)
Using This Book xlvii(4)
Acknowledgments li
CHAPTER 1. Equality of the Sexes: Constitutional History and Doctrine
1(412)
CHAPTER 2. Equality of the Sexes: Employment Discrimination Law
413(512)
CHAPTER 3. Reproductive and Sexual Rights
925(234)
CHAPTER 4. Gender and the Law of Intimate Relationships and Family Life
1159(206)
CHAPTER 5. Sexuality, Violence, Exploitation, and Women's Autonomy
1365(130)
Table of Cases
1495(10)
Index 1505

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