Women's Rights in the USA: Policy Debates and Gender Roles / Edition 4

Women's Rights in the USA: Policy Debates and Gender Roles / Edition 4

by Dorothy E. McBride, Janine A. Parry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415804523

ISBN-13: 9780415804523

Pub. Date: 12/16/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In Women’s Rights in the USA, Fourth Edition, McBride and Parry examine the policy debates critical to women in American society. Analyzing both the historical contexts and current controversies, the authors show the processes behind the statutes, court cases, and administrative rules pertaining to issues such as education, work pay, family, sexuality,

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In Women’s Rights in the USA, Fourth Edition, McBride and Parry examine the policy debates critical to women in American society. Analyzing both the historical contexts and current controversies, the authors show the processes behind the statutes, court cases, and administrative rules pertaining to issues such as education, work pay, family, sexuality, and economic status and examine the role of women activists in shaping them.

This fourth edition also features updates on contemporary issues of women and public policy, including same-sex marriage and lesbian issues, pay equity, conservative trends in courts, reproductive rights, and women in electoral politics. Themed boxes highlight information in five areas: Personal Stories; Intersections; Equality and Difference: Cases; Equality and Difference: Laws; and Voices in Debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415804523
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
346,295
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The U.S. Constitution; 3. Political Resources; 4. Reproduction; 5. Education; 6. Family; 7. Work and Pay; 8. Work and Family; 9. Sexuality: Regulation; 10. Sexuality: Intimidation; 11. Economic Status

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