The Legal Response to Violence Against Women

The Legal Response to Violence Against Women

This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors.

Author: Karen J. Maschke

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0815325193

Category: Law

Page: 354

View: 339

This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors. Miola's edited work also features a comprehensive critical history, coupled with a full bibliography and photographs of major productions of the play from around the world. In the collection, there are five previously unpublished essays. The topics covered in these new essays are women in the play, the play's debt to contemporary theater, its critical and performance histories in Germany and Japan, the metrical variety of the play, and the distinctly modern perspective on the play as containing dark and disturbing elements. To compliment these new essays, the collection features significant scholarship and commentary on The Comedy of Errors that is published in obscure and difficulty accessible journals, newspapers, and other sources. This collection brings together these essays for the first time.
Categories: Law

Litigation Courts and Women Workers

Litigation  Courts  and Women Workers

Choice A major contribution to the literature on the legal rights of women workers, this volume combines empirical investigation and case law analysis to provide a thorough study of sex discrimination litigation under Title VII of the Civil ...

Author: Karen J. Maschke

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: UOM:39015014758455

Category: Social Science

Page: 118

View: 728

From the larger field of women and employment law, Maschke has carved out a study that focuses exclusively on the impact Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act has had on women workers. . . . Maschke focus[es] on the history of women workers from the days of protective laws, through the difficult birth of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to present-day struggles involving pregnant workers, sexual harassment, and comparable worth. Although legalistically oriented, the book is also attuned to the political in noting diverse strategies among women's organizations and the varying congressional and presidential commitments to the promotion of the equality of women's workers. . . . Concise and readable with a select bibliography and index. Choice A major contribution to the literature on the legal rights of women workers, this volume combines empirical investigation and case law analysis to provide a thorough study of sex discrimination litigation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As the author notes at the outset, Title VII, although not a panacea for sex discrimination, is the most important federal statute guaranteeing equality in the workplace for women workers. Her study examines how women have fared in Title VII litigation and how the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), as the government's enforcement agency, played a role in Title VII litigation and in the development of legal policy in this area. Divided into three major sections, the volume begins by exploring the protective labor laws that restricted women's job opportunities at the turn of the century. Maschke goes on to trace the origins of Title VII and to examine the political controversy surrounding the use of litigation to enforce Title VII. The second section analyzes the development of law resulting from cases involving pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, wage discrimination, and protective policies. In addition to case law analysis, these chapters examine the EEOC's response to the issues and demonstrate that the agency has often been inconsistent in developing sex discrimination policies. In the final section, Maschke addresses group and EEOC litigation activities in sex discrimination cases, focusing on aspects of decision making in the federal courts. The concluding chapter considers how courts and the litigation process played a role in expanding the rights of women workers.
Categories: Social Science

Women and the American Legal Order

Women and the American Legal Order

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Author: Karen Maschke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135634131

Category: Law

Page: 360

View: 939

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Categories: Law

Pornography Sex Work and Hate Speech

Pornography  Sex Work  and Hate Speech

A valuable research and classroom aid, this series provides in-depth coverage of specific legal issues and takes into account the major legal changes and policies that have had an impact on the lives of American women.

Author: Karen J. Maschke

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0815325207

Category: Law

Page: 447

View: 100

Multidisciplinary focus Surveying many disciplines, this anthology brings together an outstanding selection of scholarly articles that examine the profound impact of law on the lives of women in the United States. The themes addressed include the historical, political, and social contexts of legal issues that have affected women's struggles to obtain equal treatment under the law. The articles are drawn from journals in law, political science, history, women's studies, philosophy, and education and represent some of the most interesting writing on the subject. The law in theory and practice Many of the articles bring race, social, and economic factors into their analyses, observing, for example, that black women, poor women, and single mothers are treated by the wielders of the power of the law differently than middle class white women. Other topics covered include the evolution of women's legal status, reproduction rights, sexuality and family issues, equal employment and educational opportunities, domestic violence, pornography and sexual exploitation, hate speech, and feminist legal thought. A valuable research and classroom aid, this series provides in-depth coverage of specific legal issues and takes into account the major legal changes and policies that have had an impact on the lives of American women.
Categories: Law

The Employment Context

The Employment Context

This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors.

Author: Karen J. Maschke

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0815325177

Category: Law

Page: 358

View: 903

This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors. Miola's edited work also features a comprehensive critical history, coupled with a full bibliography and photographs of major productions of the play from around the world. In the collection, there are five previously unpublished essays. The topics covered in these new essays are women in the play, the play's debt to contemporary theater, its critical and performance histories in Germany and Japan, the metrical variety of the play, and the distinctly modern perspective on the play as containing dark and disturbing elements. To compliment these new essays, the collection features significant scholarship and commentary on The Comedy of Errors that is published in obscure and difficulty accessible journals, newspapers, and other sources. This collection brings together these essays for the first time.
Categories: Law

Feminist Legal Theories

Feminist Legal Theories

A valuable research and classroom aid, this series provides in-depth coverage of specific legal issues and takes into account the major legal changes and policies that have had an impact on the lives of American women.

Author: Karen Maschke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135634698

Category: Law

Page: 328

View: 360

Multidisciplinary focus Surveying many disciplines, this anthology brings together an outstanding selection of scholarly articles that examine the profound impact of law on the lives of women in the United States. The themes addressed include the historical, political, and social contexts of legal issues that have affected women's struggles to obtain equal treatment under the law. The articles are drawn from journals in law, political science, history, women's studies, philosophy, and education and represent some of the most interesting writing on the subject. The law in theory and practice Many of the articles bring race, social, and economic factors into their analyses, observing, for example, that black women, poor women, and single mothers are treated by the wielders of the power of the law differently than middle class white women. Other topics covered include the evolution of women's legal status, reproduction rights, sexuality and family issues, equal employment and educational opportunities, domestic violence, pornography and sexual exploitation, hate speech, and feminist legal thought. A valuable research and classroom aid, this series provides in-depth coverage of specific legal issues and takes into account the major legal changes and policies that have had an impact on the lives of American women.
Categories: Law

Reproduction Sexuality and the Family

Reproduction  Sexuality  and the Family

This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors.

Author: Karen J. Maschke

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0815325169

Category: Law

Page: 376

View: 226

This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors. Miola's edited work also features a comprehensive critical history, coupled with a full bibliography and photographs of major productions of the play from around the world. In the collection, there are five previously unpublished essays. The topics covered in these new essays are women in the play, the play's debt to contemporary theater, its critical and performance histories in Germany and Japan, the metrical variety of the play, and the distinctly modern perspective on the play as containing dark and disturbing elements. To compliment these new essays, the collection features significant scholarship and commentary on The Comedy of Errors that is published in obscure and difficulty accessible journals, newspapers, and other sources. This collection brings together these essays for the first time.
Categories: Law

Educational Equity

Educational Equity

A valuable research and classroom aid, this series provides in-depth coverage of specific legal issues and takes into account the major legal changes and policies that have had an impact on the lives of American women.

Author: Karen Maschke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135634414

Category: Law

Page: 336

View: 170

Multidisciplinary focus Surveying many disciplines, this anthology brings together an outstanding selection of scholarly articles that examine the profound impact of law on the lives of women in the United States. The themes addressed include the historical, political, and social contexts of legal issues that have affected women's struggles to obtain equal treatment under the law. The articles are drawn from journals in law, political science, history, women's studies, philosophy, and education and represent some of the most interesting writing on the subject. The law in theory and practice Many of the articles bring race, social, and economic factors into their analyses, observing, for example, that black women, poor women, and single mothers are treated by the wielders of the power of the law differently than middle class white women. Other topics covered include the evolution of women's legal status, reproduction rights, sexuality and family issues, equal employment and educational opportunities, domestic violence, pornography and sexual exploitation, hate speech, and feminist legal thought. A valuable research and classroom aid, this series provides in-depth coverage of specific legal issues and takes into account the major legal changes and policies that have had an impact on the lives of American women.
Categories: Law

Gender and American Law

Gender and American Law

A valuable research and classroom aid, this series provides in-depth coverage of specific legal issues and takes into account the major legal changes and policies that have had an impact on the lives of American women.

Author: Karen Maschke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0815325142

Category: Law

Page: 2550

View: 276

Multidisciplinary focus Surveying many disciplines, this anthology brings together an outstanding selection of scholarly articles that examine the profound impact of law on the lives of women in the United States. The themes addressed include the historical, political, and social contexts of legal issues that have affected women's struggles to obtain equal treatment under the law. The articles are drawn from journals in law, political science, history, women's studies, philosophy, and education and represent some of the most interesting writing on the subject. The law in theory and practice Many of the articles bring race, social, and economic factors into their analyses, observing, for example, that black women, poor women, and single mothers are treated by the wielders of the power of the law differently than middle class white women. Other topics covered include the evolution of women's legal status, reproduction rights, sexuality and family issues, equal employment andeducational opportunities, domestic violence, pornography and sexual exploitation, hate speech, and feminist legal thought. A valuable research and classroom aid, this series provides in-depth coverage of specific legal issues and takes into account the major legal changes and policies that have had an impact on the lives of American women. Available individually by volume 1. Women and the American Legal Order (0-8153-2515-0) 360 pages 2. Reproduction, Sexuality and the Family (0-8153-2516-9) 392 pages 3. The Employment Context (0-8153-2517-7) 376 pages 4. Educational Equity (0-8153-2517-7) 336 pages 5. The Legal Response to Violence Against Women (0-8153-2519-3) 368 pages 6. Pornography, Sex Work, and Hate Speech (0-8153-2520-7) 464 pages 7. Feminist Legal Theories (0-8153-2514-2) 328 pages
Categories: Law

Women s Legal Strategies in Canada

Women s Legal Strategies in Canada

Using liberal feminist, postmodern, critical, race, and queer theory, these essays confront the anti-rights critiques of the legal Left regarding the use of law in general and the Charter in particular.

Author: Radha Jhappan

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 080207667X

Category: Law

Page: 407

View: 100

Have Canadian women gained from their pursuit of legal remedies to social, political, economic, and cultural inequalities? Is law a fruitful avenue for such struggles? Using liberal feminist, postmodern, critical, race, and queer theory, these essays confront the anti-rights critiques of the legal Left regarding the use of law in general and the Charter in particular. Several chapters explicitly examine the strategic limits and possibilities of the substantive equality rights approaches pursued by LEAF (The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund). Others focus on legal strategies mobilized in discreet areas of law and public policy by foreign domestic workers and racialized women, lesbians, women seeking reproductive freedom, women in the childcare movement, and anti-violence advocates. Recognizing the diversity of women across class, citizenship, race and ethnicity, sexual identity, culture, and (dis)ability, this collection evaluates the efficacy of the wide range of legal and political strategies women have employed, particularly in this post-Charter era. Women's Legal Strategies in Canada is the most comprehensive account of these important issues and will surely become the standard work in the field.
Categories: Law

Labour Law in the Courts

Labour Law in the Courts

This book deals with six EU Member States analysing two areas of substantive law: transfer of undertakings and equality legislation.

Author: Silvana Sciarra

Publisher: Hart Publishing

ISBN: 9781841130248

Category: Law

Page: 316

View: 254

This book deals with six EU Member States analysing two areas of substantive law: transfer of undertakings and equality legislation.
Categories: Law

1975 Handbook on Women Workers

1975 Handbook on Women Workers

Litigation A number of court cases have been generated in recent years on ... Other employee organizations and women's groups have also supported litigation ...

Author: United States. Women's Bureau

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4424470

Category: Electronic books

Page: 435

View: 397

Categories: Electronic books

Time of Change Handbook on Women Workers

Time of Change      Handbook on Women Workers

Litigation A number of court cases have been generated in recent years on ... Other employee organizations and women's groups have also supported litigation ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435020979365

Category: Women

Page:

View: 893

Categories: Women

A Class by Herself

A Class by Herself

Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s–1990s Nancy Woloch ... 23. maschke, Litigation, Courts, and Women Workers, 88–91; 101–2; Paterson, Be Somebody, ...

Author: Nancy Woloch

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691176161

Category: History

Page: 352

View: 447

A Class by Herself explores the historical role and influence of protective legislation for American women workers, both as a step toward modern labor standards and as a barrier to equal rights. Spanning the twentieth century, the book tracks the rise and fall of women-only state protective laws—such as maximum hour laws, minimum wage laws, and night work laws—from their roots in progressive reform through the passage of New Deal labor law to the feminist attack on single-sex protective laws in the 1960s and 1970s. Nancy Woloch considers the network of institutions that promoted women-only protective laws, such as the National Consumers' League and the federal Women's Bureau; the global context in which the laws arose; the challenges that proponents faced; the rationales they espoused; the opposition that evolved; the impact of protective laws in ever-changing circumstances; and their dismantling in the wake of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Above all, Woloch examines the constitutional conversation that the laws provoked—the debates that arose in the courts and in the women's movement. Protective laws set precedents that led to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and to current labor law; they also sustained a tradition of gendered law that abridged citizenship and impeded equality for much of the century. Drawing on decades of scholarship, institutional and legal records, and personal accounts, A Class by Herself sets forth a new narrative about the tensions inherent in women-only protective labor laws and their consequences.
Categories: History

Rights at Work

Rights at Work

Rights at Work explores the political strategies in more than a dozen pay equity struggles since the late 1970s, including battles of state employees in Washington and Connecticut, as well as city employees in San Jose and Los Angeles.

Author: Michael W. McCann

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226555712

Category: Law

Page: 358

View: 699

McCann explains how wage discrimination battles have raised public legal consciousness and helped reform activists mobilize working women in the pay equity movement over the past two decades. Rights at Work explores the political strategies in more than a dozen pay equity struggles since the late 1970s, including battles of state employees in Washington and Connecticut, as well as city employees in San Jose and Los Angeles. Relying on interviews with over 140 union and feminist activists, McCann shows that, even when the courts failed to correct wage discrimination, litigation and other forms of legal advocacy provided reformers with the legal discourse--the understanding of legal rights and their constraints--for defining and advancing their cause.
Categories: Law

Constituting Workers Protecting Women

Constituting Workers  Protecting Women

The book explores the reasoning in such cases that were decided between 1873 and 1937.

Author: Julie Novkov

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 0472022865

Category: Law

Page: 336

View: 476

Constitutional considerations of protective laws for women were the analytical battlefield on which the legal community reworked the balance between private liberty and the state's authority to regulate. Julie Novkov focuses on the importance of gender as an analytical category for the legal system. During the Progressive Era and New Deal, courts often invalidated generalized protective legislation, but frequently upheld measures that limited women's terms and conditions of labor. The book explores the reasoning in such cases that were decided between 1873 and 1937. By analyzing all reported opinion on the state and federal level, as well as materials from the women's movement and briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court, the study demonstrates that considerations of cases involving women's measures ultimately came to drive the development of doctrine. The study combines historical institutionalism and feminism to address constitutional interpretation, showing that an analysis of conflict over the meaning of legal categories provides a deeper understanding of constitutional development. In doing so, it rejects purely political interpretations of the so-called Lochner era, in which the courts invalidated many legislative efforts to ameliorate the worst effects of capitalism. By addressing the dynamic interactions among interested laypersons, attorneys, and judges, it demonstrates that no individuals or institutions have complete control over the generation of constitutional meaning. Julie Novkov is Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon
Categories: Law

Encyclopedia of Women in American Politics

Encyclopedia of Women in American Politics

... Litigation, Courts, and Women Workers. New York: Praeger, 1989. Coverture When America was founded, communities and states adopted codes based on ...

Author: Jeffrey D. Schultz

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781573561310

Category: Political Science

Page: 354

View: 300

Offers biographies of leaders of the suffrage movement, feminists and anti-feminists, and other figures, along with articles on events, court cases, concepts, specific political issues affecting women, and related materials.
Categories: Political Science

Women Workers

Women Workers

that the employer deliberately did not hire female agents throughout California. ... In previous litigation, courts had been hesitant to delve into the ...

Author: DIANE Publishing Company

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 0788138960

Category:

Page: 273

View: 633

Offers a comprehensive view of the labor force activity of women & describes a range of legal & socioeconomic developments that have impacted upon women's participation & progress in the work force. Contents: women in the work force; occupations of WW; women's earnings & income; minority WW; women business owners; changing family structures & lifestyles; shifting patterns in education & training; the changing face of industry; the aging population; occupational safety & health; legal rights of WW; projections of interest to WW; & more.
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Encyclopedia of US Labor and Working Class History

Encyclopedia of US Labor and Working Class History

Maschke, Karen J. Litigation, Courts, and Women Workers. New York: Praeger, 1989. Minchin, Timothy J. Hiring the Black Worker: The Racial Integration of the ...

Author: Eric Arnesen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135883621

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1800

View: 183

A RUSA 2007 Outstanding Reference Title The Encyclopedia of US Labor and Working-Class History provides sweeping coverage of US labor history. Containing over 650 entries, the Encyclopedia encompasses labor history from the colonial era to the present. Articles focus on states, regions, periods, economic sectors and occupations, race-relations, ethnicity, and religion, concepts and developments in labor economics, environmentalism, globalization, legal history, trade unions, strikes, organizations, individuals, management relations, and government agencies and commissions. Articles cover such issues as immigration and migratory labor, women and labor, labor in every war effort, slavery and the slave-trade, union-resistance by corporations such as Wal-Mart, and the history of cronyism and corruption, and the mafia within elements of labor history. Labor history is also considered in its representation in film, music, literature, and education. Important articles cover the perception of working-class culture, such as the surge in sympathy for the working class following September 11, 2001. Written as an objective social history, the Encyclopedia encapsulates the rise and decline, and continuous change of US labor history into the twenty-first century.
Categories: Business & Economics