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Women and the U.S. Constitution: History, Interpretation, and Practice
     

Women and the U.S. Constitution: History, Interpretation, and Practice

by Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach, Patricia Smith
 

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Divided into three parts -- History, Interpretation, and Practice -- this provocative volume incorporates law, history, political theory, and philosophy to analyze the U.S. Constitution as a whole in relation to the rights and fate of women.

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Divided into three parts -- History, Interpretation, and Practice -- this provocative volume incorporates law, history, political theory, and philosophy to analyze the U.S. Constitution as a whole in relation to the rights and fate of women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231502962
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
File size:
1 MB

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Cass R. Sunstein
A superb book, a state-of-the-art treatment, the best of its kind. This collection will be a great interest both to general readers and to specialists. An excellent introduction to issues of sex equality and the Constitution, it also offers a range of intriguing and novel arguments and insights.

Sylvia A. Law
A vibrant and wise collection of essays. It offers diverse feminist perspectives on a wide range of compelling issues. It is a magnificent resource to teachers, scholars and everyone who cares about these complex issues.

Meet the Author

Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach is associate professor of philosophy at Baruch College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York. She is the author of On Civic Friendship (forthcoming) as well as of numerous articles in social, political, and feminist theory. Patricia Smith is professor of philosophy at Baruch College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York. She is the author of Liberalism and Affirmative Obligation and the editor of numerous volumes including Feminist Jurisprudence.


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