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Social Feminism, Labor Politics, and the Law : Women, the Law, and the Workplace

By: Lipschultz, Sybil.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Controversies in Constitutional Law: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (294 p.).ISBN: 9781136070341.Subject(s): Feminist jurisprudence -- United States | Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- United States | Women -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- United States | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social Feminism, Labor Politics, and the Law : Women, the Law, and the WorkplaceDDC classification: 0071.82968077311 | 344.7301/4 | 344.73014 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Introduction; Volume Introduction; Legal Documents; The New Strain in Industry; Some Specific Studies of Physical Overstrain in Industry; Labor Law and the Courts, excerpt; Muller v. Oregon; Bunting v. Oregon; Historical Documents; The Right to Leisure; Legislative Control of Women's Work; Women Who Work and Women Who Spend; Scholarly Interpretations; Hours and Wages: The Gendering of Labor Standards in America; The Lady and the Tramp: Gender, Race, and the Origins of the American Welfare State
Muller v. Oregon Reconsidered: The Origins of a Sex-Based Doctrine of Liberty of ContractProtection of Women Workers and the Courts: A Legal Case History; Welfare Reform and World War I; The National Consumer's League and the Brandeis Brief; Acknowledgments
Summary: Equal rights for women in the workplace is a critical aspect of the twentieth century civil rights movement, as well as an issue of academic and public interest. 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 the legal arguments that lead to the reduction of working hours for women and the argumentation that framed the debates over minimum wage legislation. The set also presents more contemporary issues of gender equality versus gender difference, in matters such as maternity leave and health hazards in the workplace for pregnant women. As the interest in the intersection of law and women''s studies surges, this important new collection will become an essential guide to students and scholars, as well as lay readers. This volume is available on its own or as part of the three-volume set, Women, the Law, and the Workplace. For a complete list of the volume titles in this set, see the listing for Women, the Law, and the Workplace
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Introduction; Volume Introduction; Legal Documents; The New Strain in Industry; Some Specific Studies of Physical Overstrain in Industry; Labor Law and the Courts, excerpt; Muller v. Oregon; Bunting v. Oregon; Historical Documents; The Right to Leisure; Legislative Control of Women's Work; Women Who Work and Women Who Spend; Scholarly Interpretations; Hours and Wages: The Gendering of Labor Standards in America; The Lady and the Tramp: Gender, Race, and the Origins of the American Welfare State

Muller v. Oregon Reconsidered: The Origins of a Sex-Based Doctrine of Liberty of ContractProtection of Women Workers and the Courts: A Legal Case History; Welfare Reform and World War I; The National Consumer's League and the Brandeis Brief; Acknowledgments

Equal rights for women in the workplace is a critical aspect of the twentieth century civil rights movement, as well as an issue of academic and public interest. 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 the legal arguments that lead to the reduction of working hours for women and the argumentation that framed the debates over minimum wage legislation. The set also presents more contemporary issues of gender equality versus gender difference, in matters such as maternity leave and health hazards in the workplace for pregnant women. As the interest in the intersection of law and women''s studies surges, this important new collection will become an essential guide to students and scholars, as well as lay readers. This volume is available on its own or as part of the three-volume set, Women, the Law, and the Workplace. For a complete list of the volume titles in this set, see the listing for Women, the Law, and the Workplace

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