The Law Of Sex Discrimination

Author: Beth Anne Wolfson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111785708
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An honest and informative text on sex discrimination and the law, THE LAW OF SEX DISCRIMINATION approaches the idea of using law to analyze sex discrimination from a variety of contexts: as an occasion for ideological disputes, as a reflection of contemporary policy debates over the future direction of society, and as part of the historical development of -- and response to -- feminism. Fully updated for 21st century, this flexibly organized text examines topics that range from reproductive rights to global trends in gender law, and includes appendices that deal with the court system, a brief discussion of how to outline cases, and a glossary of legal and technical terms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Discrimination Law And Practice

Author: Chris Ronalds
Publisher: Federation Press
ISBN: 186287882X
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This seminal textbook on the practical application of Australian discrimination law is suitable for all involved in this branch of the law – lawyers, business people, human resources and industrial relations staff, advocates and students. Discrimination Law and Practice examines important recent cases in key areas of discrimination law and particularly in all aspects of employment and harassment, the provision of goods and services and education.

The Law Of Sex Discrimination

Author: Beth Wolfson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495793221
Size: 70.19 MB
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An honest and informative text on sex discrimination and the law, THE LAW OF SEX DISCRIMINATION approaches the idea of using law to analyze sex discrimination from a variety of contexts: as an occasion for ideological disputes, as a reflection of contemporary policy debates over the future direction of society, and as part of the historical development of -- and response to -- feminism. Fully updated for 21st century, this flexibly organized text examines topics that range from reproductive rights to global trends in gender law, and includes appendices that deal with the court system, a brief discussion of how to outline cases, and a glossary of legal and technical terms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Women And The Law Stories

Author: Elizabeth M. Schneider
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781599415895
Size: 16.37 MB
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This book examines landmark cases establishing women's legal rights, offering accounts of the litigants, history, parties, strategies, and theoretical implications. It will enrich any law school course and can serve as a text for a course on women and the law, gender and law, feminist jurisprudence, or women's studies. This volume utilizes subject areas common to many women and law casebooks: history, constitutional law, reproductive freedom, the workplace, the family, and women in the legal profession. Several chapters explore issues of domestic violence and rape. See http://law.scu.edu/socialjustice/women-and-the-law-stories-book.cfm (a website with additional resources for teaching).

Sex Discrimination In The Legal Profession

Author: Bernard F. Lentz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780899309286
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Women attorneys are promoted less and subjected more to sexual harassment and other less-tangible forms of sex discrimination.

Because Of Sex

Author: Gillian Thomas
Publisher: Picador USA
ISBN: 1250138086
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A compelling look at ten of the most important Supreme Court cases defining women’s rights on the job, as told by the brave women who brought the cases to court

Sexuality Gender And The Law

Author: William Eskridge Jr.
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781634605298
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This casebook offers law professors and students a doctrinally comprehensive, theoretically ambitious, and up-to-date exploration of the treatment of sexuality and gender in American public law. The Fourth Edition extends the historically grounded first chapter from the Third Edition - establishing the three primary doctrinal strands of liberty, equality, and expression - through the end of the twentieth century. The second chapter focuses on the turning points that now define the field: The post-Roe "undue burden" standard as it has evolved from Planned Parenthood v. Casey to Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstadt; The elimination of criminal laws against sexual conduct based on morality in Lawrence v. Texas and queries as to the reach of that principle; and The legalization of same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges. Discrimination against women and against trans- and non-binary persons is highlighted throughout the book, from the historical chapter through the most contemporary disputes in workplace and family law. The book's distinctive chapter on the theoretical debates that underlay the field contains more coverage of intersectional and trans-influenced thinking, and a new chapter focuses on the conflict between equality and religious liberty claims, which increasingly dominate in both LGBT and reproductive rights cases. With Professor Courtney Joslin of UC-Davis Law School joining as a new co-author, Sexuality, Gender, and the Law continues to provide both the most comprehensive and deepest coverage of this dynamic field.

The Constitutional Rights Of Women

Author: Leslie Friedman Goldstein
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299112448
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Using a wide variety of cases involving women's rights, Leslie Friedman Goldstein examines the ways in which the U.S. Supreme Court initiates and responds to social change. This edition covers all major Supreme Court decisions that affect gender equity and reproductive rights through May 1987.

The Dynamics Of Managing Diversity

Author: Gill Kirton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317662555
Size: 13.54 MB
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The Dynamics of Managing Diversity was one of the first books to respond to growing academic coverage of the topic of diversity management at degree level. This fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect new working practices, statistical information and developments in equality and diversity law, as well as including new case studies and analysis of current and emerging areas of debate in the UK and across Europe. Diversity management is a term that covers not only race, disability and sex discrimination, but also broader issues such as individual and cultural differences. The Dynamics of Managing Diversity, fourth edition, provides HR and business managers of the future with the legal information and research findings to enable them to develop meaningful diversity policies in their organizations. This new edition offers: • Coverage of topical areas such as female representation on executive boards, religious diversity, and economic migration following EU enlargement • Multiple analytical perspectives, such as socio-legal and feminist approaches, to provide rich insights to the subject matter • Practical case studies to illustrate the real-life issues in a local, international and organizational context Kirton and Greene present the subject of diversity management in a logical and structured manner, beginning each chapter with aims and objectives, and ending with discussion questions, making this book the perfect support resource for those teaching or studying in the field of equality and diversity.

The Essential Guide To Handling Workplace Harassment Discrimination

Author: Deborah C. England
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413321860
Size: 63.56 MB
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Over 93,000 discrimination and harassment claims were filed with the EEOC in 2013, with several thousands of similar claims filed with state agencies. In these tough economic times, it's evident that more employees are considering taking their grievances to court. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination,is the essential reference for human resources professionals, managers, and supervisors who are responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination problems in the workplace. Taking into consideration the practical realities of applying the law in everyday situations, this guide answers common questions that you're likely to encounter regularly. Though you'll read thorough explanations, in plain English, of the important legal principles that professionals must understand in order to deal with discrimination in the workplace, you'll also get samples, quizzes and audio scenarios that will help you to apply these principles in real-world situations. Find guidance on: what harassment is and how to stop it when and how discrimination occurs how to draft and communicate effective policies how to conduct training how to handle employee complaints and investigate claims thoroughly how to protect the company with proper documentation what to expect if an employee files a charge or lawsuit The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination is packed with legal strategies and information for busy managers, giving you the tools to protect your employees -- and the company -- from workplace harassment and discrimination. Interactive forms are downloadable.