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Presents articles regarding sex discrimination in the United States, including cases relating to military benefits, divorce settlements, affirmative action for women, and sex discrmination in the workplace.

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Gainesville Public Library - Silver Springs 342.7308 Mer (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780737747409 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737747404 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 190 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2010]

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Sex discrimination in military benefits -- Case overview: Frontiero v. Richardson (1973). The court's decision: differential treatment of men and women is unconstitutional / William J. Brennan Jr. -- The statute in question treating men and women differently is reasonable / Erwin N. Griswold, Harlington Wood Jr., Mark L. Evans -- The decision in Frontiero was a key step toward equality for women / Christine Basic -- The Frontiero decision helped women achieve equality in the military / Lory Manning -- The reasoning in Frontiero protecting women supports protection of homosexuals / Thomas B. Scheffey -- Striking down statutes requiring alimony only of men -- Case overview: Orr v. Orr (1979). The court's decision: legislation distributing benefits and burdens by gender is unconstitutional / William J. Brennan Jr. -- Dissenting opinion: no sex discrimination exists for an individual who is not harmed / William H. Rehnquist -- Men receiving alimony still suffer stigmatization years after Orr / Anita Raghavan -- Women are increasingly paying alimony as equality requires / Betsy Schiffman -- Upholding affirmative action for working women -- Case overview: Johnson v. Transportation Agency (1987). The court's decision: taking account of sex in order to eliminate underrepresentation in employment is constitutional / William J. Brennan Jr. -- Dissenting opinion: in employment, taking sex into account for any reason is sex discrimination / Antonin Scalia -- Brennanism / Daniel Seligman -- The relevance of Johnson for ad hoc affirmative action is unclear / Michael Starr and Adam J. Heft -- Validating limits on suing employers for sex discrimination -- Case overview: Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (2007). The court's decision: filing for pay discrimination is subject to time limits / Samuel A. Alito Jr. -- Dissenting opinion: current pay disparities between men and women are acts of sex discrimination / Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- Ledbetter was not unjustly decided / Stuart Taylor Jr. -- Congress should overturn Ledbetter / Dahlia Lithwick -- The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act will create many problems / Andrew M. Grossman.
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Presents articles regarding sex discrimination in the United States, including cases relating to military benefits, divorce settlements, affirmative action for women, and sex discrmination in the workplace.
Subject: Sex discrimination > Law and legislation > United States > Cases > Juvenile literature.


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