New books


Women, the law and the workplace. Vol. 3

Locating the role of labor politics within feminism in the late twentieth century

Sybil Lilpschultz

Routledge 2003 352 s. ISBN 0415942837
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

Bringing together legal rulings and commentary, this three-volume collection documents the development of legal protections for women in the workplace. The comprehensive coverage encompasses the major legal and constitutional issues, including debates over minimum wage legislation, issues of gender equality versus gender difference, maternity leave, health hazards in the workplace for pregnant women, and other vital topics. This set will become an essential guide for students and scholars, as well as lay readers.

Legal Documents
Williams, Wendy, et al., of counsel. Brief Amici Curiae of the National Organization for Women; NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund; National Bar Association-Women Lawyers' Division, Washington Area Chapter; National Women's Law Center; Women's Law Project; and Women's Legal Defense Fund in Support of Neither Party in California Federal Savings and Loan v. Guerra. (1985).
Littleton, Chritine, et al., of counsel. Brief Amici Curiae of Coalition for Reproductive Quality Equality in the Workplace; Betty Friedan; International Ladies Garment Workers Union, AFL-CIO; 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women; Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. in Support of Respondents in California Federal Savings and Loan v. Guerra. (1985)
Guerra, Director, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, et al. 479 U.S. 272-304 (1987).
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., testimony of Rosiland Rosenberg, testimony of Alice Kessler-Harris. Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society 2, no. 4 (Summer 1986).
Equality for Women in Maternity Leave and Job Discrimination
Gilligan, Carol. Women's Rights and Women's Judgement. In In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1982).
Williams, Wendy W. Equality's Riddle: Pregnancy and the Equal Treatment / Special Treatment Debate. New York Review of Law and Social Change 13 (1984-85).
Littleton, Christine. Reconstructing Sexual Equality. California Law Review 75 (1987).
Vogel, Lise. Debating Difference: Feminism, Pregnancy, and the Workplace. Feminist Studies 16 (1990)
Scott, Joan W. Deconstructing Equality-Versus-Difference: Or, the Uses of Post-structuralist Theory for Feminism. Feminist Studies 14 (1988).
Snitow, Ann. A Gender Diary. In Conflicts in Feminism, edited by Marianne Hirsch and Evelyn Fox Keller (London: Routledge, 1990).
Williams, Patricia J. Gilded Lillies and Liberal Guilt: A Reflection on Law-School Pedagogy. In The Alchemy of Race and Rights: A Diary of a Law Professor (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1991).