The Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women (häftad)
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Goldstein, Leslie Friedman
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6:B&W 8.25 x 11 in or 280 x 210 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
The Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women (häftad)

The Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women

Cases in Law and Social Change

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The Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women: Cases in Law and Social Change is designed to provide undergraduate students with a comprehensive, sophisticated treatment of the legal status of all American women.

Authors Baer and Goldstein skillfully blend doctrinal and political developments to document and explain the evolution of women's rights and the lawas well as the dynamics and dissension within the feminist movement. Building on Goldstein's previous editions, this book combines updated material on constitutional law, gender discrimination, and women's rights with new cases and readings on family law, gay rights, and criminal law.
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Ron Kahn, Oberlin College Two of our nation's most distinguished constitutional scholars have superbly integrated history, court structure, and judicial politics with case law and commentary. This book is so well-written and approachable, scholarly, and complete in the range and depth of its discussion of the hot-button constitutional issues facing women (constitutional equality, employment and family law, reproductive freedom, education, and crime) that I plan to use it in my

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CHAPTER 1: WOMEN SEEK CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY ; Women and U.S. Law Before the Fourteenth Amendment ; The Privileges or Immunities Clause: The Slaughterhouse Cases (1873) ; Access to the Bar: Myra Bradwell v. State of Illinois (1873) ; Women's Suffrage and the Fourteenth Amendment Debates ; Women and Modern Citizenship, Part One: ; The Vote by Constitutional Amendment ; Liberty of Contract: Lochner v. New York (1905) ; Protecting Women by Limiting Their Freedom: Radice v. New York (1924) ; Capitulation on Minimum Wages for Women: West Coast Hotel v. Parrish (1937) and U.S. v. Darby (1941) ; Equal Protection Clause ; CHAPTER 2: WOMEN ATTAIN (?) CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY ; Almost Strict Scrutiny ; Court Bides Its Time ; Officially Intermediate Scrutiny: Craig v. Boren (1976) ; Sex Discrimination Post-Craig Statutory Rape: Michael M. v. Sonoma County (1981) ; Women and Modern Citizenship, Part Two ; Jury Service ; Interlude: Doctrinal Development on the Clinton Court ; Conferring Citizenship: Female Versus Male Parents ; When Is Discrimination Not Discrimination? ; Rights in Conflict ; CHAPTER 3: WOMEN AND EMPLOYMENT ; Equal Pay and Comparable Worth ; Comparable Worth: Washington County v. Gunther (1981) ; Title VII and Women's Labor Legislation ; 'Sex Plus' Discrimination ; Sexual Harassment as Sex Discrimination ; Gender Stereotyping: Price-Waterhouse v. Hopkins (1989) ; Affirmative Action: Johnson v. Transportation Agency (1987) ; CHAPTER 4: GENDER AND FAMILY LAW ; Same-Sex Marriage: Kowalski Cases ; Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage ; Domestic Partnerships and Civil Unions: Baker v. State (1999) ; Legal History of Marriage ; The Traditional Family ; Divorce ; Rights of Unmarried Fathers ; Parents versus Grandparents ; Parents' Rights Versus Community Rights: Native Americans and Family Law ; CHAPTER 5: WOMEN AND REPRODUCTION ; Legal Contexts: Implied Constitutional Rights ; Sterilization ; Contraception and the Right to Privacy ; Legalizing Abortion ; Securing Access to Abortion ; Pregnant Women's Privacy ; Reproductive Technology and the Law ; Whose Property Are Frozen Embryos? ; Posthumous Procreation: Woodward v. Commissioner of Social Security (2002) ; CHAPTER 6: WOMEN AND EDUCATION ; Single-Sex Public Schools: Separate but Equal? ; Higher Education ; Title IX and Educational Equality ; Title IX and Sexual Harassment ; Title IX and Retaliation ; CHAPTER 7: WOMEN AND CRIME ; Spouse Abuse ; Rape ; Feminists Divide Over Pornography ; The Violence Against Women Act ; Prostitution ; CHAPTER 8: CONCLUSIONS ; Notes