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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|Location||Call Number /
|Gainesville Public Library - Silver Springs||342.7308 Mer (Text)
|LDR||03426cam a2200361 a 4500|
|008||100201s2010 miu b 001 0 eng|
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|050||0||0.||‡aKF4758 ‡b.S485 2010|
|245||0||0.||‡aSex discrimination / ‡cNoël Merino, book editor.|
|264||1.||‡aFarmington Hills, MI : ‡bGreenhaven Press, ‡c|
|300||.||‡a190 pages ; ‡c24 cm.|
|336||.||‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent|
|337||.||‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia|
|338||.||‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier|
|490||1||.||‡aIssues on trial|
|504||.||‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.|
|505||0||0.||‡aSex 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.|
|520||.||‡aPresents 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.|
|650||0.||‡aSex discrimination ‡xLaw and legislation ‡zUnited States ‡xCases ‡vJuvenile literature.|
|830||0.||‡aIssues on trial.|
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