ERIC Number: ED418283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
The Employment Context. The Impact of the Law on the Lives of Women. Gender and American Law Series, No. 3.
Maschke, Karen J., Ed.
This book contains the following 14 articles on the effects of law on women in the United States: "Protection of Women Workers and the Courts: A Legal Case History" (Ann Corinne Hill); "Sexual Harassment and Race: A Legal Analysis of Discrimination" (Judy Trent Ellis); "Comparable Worth: Is This a Theory for Black Workers?" (Judy Scales-Trent); "Sexual Harassment: Its First Decade in Court" (Catharine A. MacKinnon); "Comparable Worth: The Paradox of Technocratic Reform" (Sara M. Evans, Barbara J. Nelson); "Conceptualizing Black Women's Employment Experiences" (Cathy Scarborough); "Pluralist Myths and Powerless Men: The Ideology of Reasonableness in Sexual Harassment Law" (Nancy S. Ehrenreich); "Sexist Speech in the Workplace" (Marcy Strauss); "Women in the Workplace and Sex Discrimination Law: A Feminist Analysis of Federal Jurisprudence" (Francis Carleton); "Sexual Harassment in the Military" (Yxta Maya Murray); "Gender Bias in the Legal Profession: Women 'See' It, Men Don't" (Phyllis D. Coontz); "The Combat Exclusion and the Role of Women in the Military" (Judith Wagner DeCew); "Considering Difference: The Case of the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993" (Lise Vogel); and "What's Sex Got to Do with It?" (Miranda Oshige). Many of the articles include reference lists. (KC)
Descriptors: Adults, Civil Law, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Discriminatory Legislation, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Equal Protection, Federal Legislation, Females, Feminism, Labor Legislation, Lawyers, Legal Responsibility, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sexual Harassment
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