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Women, the law and the workplace. Vol. 2

Social feminism, labor politics and the wupreme court of the 1920s

Sybil Lilpschultz

Routledge 2003 352 s. ISBN 0415942829
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.

Contents:
Legal Documents
Frankfurter, Felix and Mary Dewson. The (Low) Wages of Women. In District of Columbia, Minimum Wage Cases: A Brief for Appellants (New York: Steinberg Press, 1923).
Frankfurter, Felix and Mary Dewson. The Bulk of Wage-earning Women Must Support Themselves. In District of Columbia, Minimum Wage Cases: A Brief for Appellants (New York: Steinberg Press, 1923).
Frankfurter, Felix and Mary Dewson. The Evils of the Inadequate Wages for Women. In District of Columbia, Minimum Wage Cases: A Brief for Appellants (New York: Steinberg Press, 1923).
Frankfurter, Felix and Mary Dewson. Protect Women in Industry Because They Are Women. In District of Columbia, Minimum Wage Cases: A Brief for Appellants (New York: Steinberg Press, 1923).
Adkins v. Children's Hospital 261 US 525-570 (1923).

Historical Documents
Kelly, Florence. The Case for the Minimum Wage: Status of Legislation in the United States. The Survey 33, no. 19 (February 6, 1915).
Anderson, Mary. Should There Be Labor Laws for Women? Yes. Good Housekeeping (September 1925).
Dorr, Rheta Childe. Should There Be Labor Laws for Women? No. Good Housekeeping (September 1925).
Eastman, Crystal. Equality or Protection. Equal Rights (March 1924).
Beyer, Clara Mortenson. What is Equality. The Nation (January 31, 1923).
Blatch, Harriot Stanton. Wrapping Women in Cotton Wool. The Nation (January 31, 1923).v Kelly, Florence. Should Women Be Treated Identically with Men by the Law? American Review 1, no. 3 (May-June 1923).
Johnson, Ethel. The New Woman's Party. The Survey (March 5, 1921).
Stevens, Doris. Suffrage Does Not Give Equality. The Forum (August 1924).
Hamilton, Alice. Protection for Women Workers. The Forum (August 1924).
Baker, Elizabeth Faulkner. At the Crossroads in the Legal Protection of Women in Industry. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 143 (May 1929).
Historians and Legal Scholars on Equality and Difference in the Past Olsen, Frances. From False Paternalism to False Equality: Judicial Assaults on Feminist Community, Illinois: 1869-1895. Michigan Law Review 84.
Sklar, Kathryn Kish. Why Were Most Politically Active Women Opposed to the E.R.A. in the 1920s. In Rights of Passage: The Past and Future of the E.R.A. edited by Joan Hoff-Wilson (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986).
Lipschultz, Sybil. Social Feminism and Legal Discourse: 1908-1923. Yale Journal of Law and Feminism 2 (1989).
White, Deborah Gray. A New Era. In Too Heavy A Load: Black Women in Defense of Themselves, 1894-1994. (New York and London: W.W. Norton and Co., 1999).
Cott, Nancy F. Feminist Theory and Feminist Movements: The Past Before Us. In What is Feminism?: A Re-Examination, edited by Juliet Mitchell and Ann Oakley (New York: Pantheon Books, 1986).