Gender & Law: Theory Doctrine & Commentary, Sixth Edition (Aspen Casebooks)

Gender & Law: Theory Doctrine & Commentary, Sixth Edition (Aspen Casebooks)

Katherine T. Bartlett, Deborah L. Rhode, Joanna L. Grossman
Format: Hardcover
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  • Hardcover: 824 pages
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers; 6 edition (March 08, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1454817658
  • EAN: 9781454817659
  • Item Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.6 x 1.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds

Description

Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary, Sixth Edition focuses on all gendered aspects of American law, exploring the historical, comparative, statutory, constitutional, and theoretical dimensions of law's regulation of sexuality and gender. Topics covered can include the nature and attainability of equality, employment law, education and athletics, pregnancy, family, rape, sexual harassment, reproductive control, prostitution, pornography, lesbian/gay/transgender issues, and relevant natural law, economic, feminist, and LGBT theory.

Key features for the 6th Edition:

  • Proving systemic discrimination after Dukes v. Walmart.
  • State activity on gay marriage, challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act, repeal of Don't Ask/Don't Tell, and LGBT rights issues.
  • Developments in the law and politics of abortion and reproduction.
  • Gender equity under healthcare reform.
  • Sex and technology, including sexting, advances in reproductive technology, and social media harassment.
  • Developments in pregnancy and caretaker discrimination.
  • Updates on pay equity issues, including equal pay after Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
  • Updates in the social science of single-sex education and new federal regulations on single-sex public education.
  • Expanded coverage of sexual harassment, domestic violence, international trafficking, the Violence Against Women Act, and other issues relating to abuse of women.
  • New problems based on recent actual fact patterns.

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