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The Resource Equal : women reshape American law, Fred Strebeigh

Equal : women reshape American law, Fred Strebeigh

Label
Equal : women reshape American law
Title
Equal
Title remainder
women reshape American law
Statement of responsibility
Fred Strebeigh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Portrays the dramatic story behind the movement toward legal recognition of sex discrimination in this country
Summary
A chronicle of how women battled gender inequalities in America's legal system during the civil rights era reveals how the nation's law schools admitted women in the face of declining enrollment during the Vietnam War but that female lawyers were forced to battle employment restrictions and sexual harassment
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
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303053
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
342.7308/78
Index
index present
LC call number
KF226
LC item number
.S77 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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women reshape American law
Label
Equal : women reshape American law, Fred Strebeigh
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-558) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The story of Paula Wiesenfeld -- Old law meets a new case : Reed -- Frontiero brings hopes -- Wiesenfeld brings reality -- What happened to Sally Armendariz could not happen to a man -- The first pregnancy case : Aiello -- The second pregnancy case : General Electric -- The final pregnancy battle : beyond the Supreme Court -- A problem in the profession -- Taking action -- A young woman takes an old Wall Street firm to court -- Time to settle -- The chief justice's second draft -- No law -- Naming sexual harassment -- Women and the law -- Mechelle Vinson goes to trial -- Appeal to a higher court -- To the Supreme Court -- At the Supreme Court -- A challenge for a young lawyer -- Using civil rights to combat violence -- Judges strike back -- Seeking equal judicial firepower -- Women judges to the rescue -- Reckoning at the Supreme Court
Control code
ocm227016230
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 582 pages
Isbn
9780393065558
Lccn
2008044463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227016230
  • (OCoLC)227016230
  • (Sirsi) a976217
Label
Equal : women reshape American law, Fred Strebeigh
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-558) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The story of Paula Wiesenfeld -- Old law meets a new case : Reed -- Frontiero brings hopes -- Wiesenfeld brings reality -- What happened to Sally Armendariz could not happen to a man -- The first pregnancy case : Aiello -- The second pregnancy case : General Electric -- The final pregnancy battle : beyond the Supreme Court -- A problem in the profession -- Taking action -- A young woman takes an old Wall Street firm to court -- Time to settle -- The chief justice's second draft -- No law -- Naming sexual harassment -- Women and the law -- Mechelle Vinson goes to trial -- Appeal to a higher court -- To the Supreme Court -- At the Supreme Court -- A challenge for a young lawyer -- Using civil rights to combat violence -- Judges strike back -- Seeking equal judicial firepower -- Women judges to the rescue -- Reckoning at the Supreme Court
Control code
ocm227016230
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 582 pages
Isbn
9780393065558
Lccn
2008044463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227016230
  • (OCoLC)227016230
  • (Sirsi) a976217

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