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The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the Law.

By: Barnes, Andrea.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2005Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (476 p.).ISBN: 9780787978730.Subject(s): Sex discrimination against women | Sex discrimination against women | Women - Legal status, laws, etc - United States | Women - Psychology | Women - Social conditions | Women - United States - Social conditions | WomenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the LawDDC classification: 305.42 LOC classification: HQ1154.H2298 2005ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the Law; Contents; Introduction; MYSTIFICATION AND BIOLOGY; MYSTIFICATION AND THE PSYCHE; MYSTIFICATION THROUGH THE LANGUAGE OF PROTECTION AND PHYSICAL STRENGTH; MYSTIFICATION OF POWER AND DOMINANCE; MYSTIFICATION THROUGH INVISIBILITY; PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LAW; ABOUT THIS BOOK; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Chapter 1: Psychological Gender Differences; HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF CURRENT RESEARCH; CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH FINDINGS; ARE SEX DIFFERENCES OF SUFFICIENT MAGNITUDE TO MATTER?; THE ORIGINS OF SEX DIFFERENCES
EPISTEMOLOGICAL, SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIVIST, AND POSTMODERN PERSPECTIVESChapter 2: Women and the Law; THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT; PROTECTIVE LEGISLATION; CONSTITUTIONAL STANDARDS FOR EQUALITY; LEGAL THEORY; CONCLUSION; Chapter 3: Women, Work, and Discrimination; HISTORY; BASIS OF DISCRIMINATION; LEGAL ISSUES: LEGAL CONTEXT; SEXUAL HARASSMENT: A SPECIAL CASE; SEXUAL HARASSMENT: WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT?; PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF SEX DISCRIMINATION; WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WOMEN COMPLAIN?; A HYPOTHETICAL CASE: STEP BY STEP; CONCLUSION; Chapter 4: Sexual Harassment
THE DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENTCONDUCT PROHIBITED ON THE JOB; WHAT DOES MANAGEMENT REALLY THINK?; WHO IS EXPLOITING WHOM?; ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE AND TRAINING; DISCLOSURE AND "EQUAL OPPORTUNITY" HARASSMENT; THE RECKLESS MANAGER; SEXUAL HARASSMENT INVESTIGATIONS AND THE ROLE OF HR EXPERTS; PROACTIVE MANAGEMENT AND THE NEED TO CONFRONT WRONGDOING; SETTING THE TONE; Chapter 5: Relational Practice; THEORETICAL CONTEXT; RESEARCH PLAN; METHOD; FINDINGS; BROADER IMPLICATIONS; Chapter 6: Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace; LIFE BEFORE THE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT
THE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACTAND SPECIAL SUSCEPTIBILITIES DURING PREGNANCY; LIMITATIONS OF THE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT; THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT; STATE LAWS AND EMPLOYER POLICIES; COMPARISON TO OTHER INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES; CONCLUSION; Chapter 7: Update on Abortion Law; HISTORY; ABORTION; LEGAL CASES; CURRENT LEGISLATION; FETAL RIGHTS; PSYCHOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON ABORTION; UNWANTED CHILDREN; CONCLUSION; Chapter 8: Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives; WOMEN'S CONTRACEPTIVE NEEDS HAVE NOT BEEN MET; WHY CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE MATTERS
CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN HEALTH CARE COVERAGECONCLUSION; Chapter 9: Women and Depression; THERAPIST BIAS; DISCRIMINATION AT THE ROOT: THE FOUNDATION OF DEPRESSION; CULTURAL FEATURES AND DYNAMICS OF DEPRESSION; CONCLUSION; Chapter 10: Intimacy and Injury; CONTEMPORARY LEGAL INTERVENTIONS; SELF-DEFENSE; THE EMERGENCE OF CLEMENCY PROJECTS; CONTINUING CHALLENGES; CONCLUSION; Chapter 11: Rape Resistance; SYSTEMS-LEVEL INTERVENTIONS; RAPE: A GENDERED CRIME; RAISING THE SOCIAL COSTS OF RAPE; INSTITUTIONAL-LEVEL INTERVENTIONS; INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL INTERVENTIONS; CONCLUSION
Chapter 12: Women's Human Rights Abuses in the Name of Religion
Summary: The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the Law is a groundbreaking book that presents legal and psychological perspectives on how society has responded to the most vital (and often controversial) contemporary women''s issues. The Handbook covers such important topics as abortion, rape, domestic violence, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, divorce, poverty, welfare, and mental health. Written by experts in the fields of jurisprudence, clinical psychology, feminist psychology, ethics, and public policy, this essential volume shows how crucial social issues have effected civil and criminal law. This comprehensive resource Describes the evolution of gender-related legal decisionsExplores sexual harassment in the workplace from both the individual's and the organization's viewpointsExplains the "invisible" aspect of women's contributions to the workplaceDescribes the ambivalence of the courts in cases involving pregnant employeesPresents an update of the psychological and legal sides of abortionReports on the gender gap in health insurance coverageOffers a cross-cultural overview of women and depressionExplores recent legal interventions for incarcerated women who killed their batterersGives an analysis of rape from an international perspective and explores the use of rape as a weapon of warPresents particular issues affecting women from places such as southern Africa, Uganda, and China
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The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the Law; Contents; Introduction; MYSTIFICATION AND BIOLOGY; MYSTIFICATION AND THE PSYCHE; MYSTIFICATION THROUGH THE LANGUAGE OF PROTECTION AND PHYSICAL STRENGTH; MYSTIFICATION OF POWER AND DOMINANCE; MYSTIFICATION THROUGH INVISIBILITY; PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LAW; ABOUT THIS BOOK; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Chapter 1: Psychological Gender Differences; HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF CURRENT RESEARCH; CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH FINDINGS; ARE SEX DIFFERENCES OF SUFFICIENT MAGNITUDE TO MATTER?; THE ORIGINS OF SEX DIFFERENCES

EPISTEMOLOGICAL, SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIVIST, AND POSTMODERN PERSPECTIVESChapter 2: Women and the Law; THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT; PROTECTIVE LEGISLATION; CONSTITUTIONAL STANDARDS FOR EQUALITY; LEGAL THEORY; CONCLUSION; Chapter 3: Women, Work, and Discrimination; HISTORY; BASIS OF DISCRIMINATION; LEGAL ISSUES: LEGAL CONTEXT; SEXUAL HARASSMENT: A SPECIAL CASE; SEXUAL HARASSMENT: WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT?; PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF SEX DISCRIMINATION; WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WOMEN COMPLAIN?; A HYPOTHETICAL CASE: STEP BY STEP; CONCLUSION; Chapter 4: Sexual Harassment

THE DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENTCONDUCT PROHIBITED ON THE JOB; WHAT DOES MANAGEMENT REALLY THINK?; WHO IS EXPLOITING WHOM?; ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE AND TRAINING; DISCLOSURE AND "EQUAL OPPORTUNITY" HARASSMENT; THE RECKLESS MANAGER; SEXUAL HARASSMENT INVESTIGATIONS AND THE ROLE OF HR EXPERTS; PROACTIVE MANAGEMENT AND THE NEED TO CONFRONT WRONGDOING; SETTING THE TONE; Chapter 5: Relational Practice; THEORETICAL CONTEXT; RESEARCH PLAN; METHOD; FINDINGS; BROADER IMPLICATIONS; Chapter 6: Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace; LIFE BEFORE THE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT

THE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACTAND SPECIAL SUSCEPTIBILITIES DURING PREGNANCY; LIMITATIONS OF THE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT; THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT; STATE LAWS AND EMPLOYER POLICIES; COMPARISON TO OTHER INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES; CONCLUSION; Chapter 7: Update on Abortion Law; HISTORY; ABORTION; LEGAL CASES; CURRENT LEGISLATION; FETAL RIGHTS; PSYCHOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON ABORTION; UNWANTED CHILDREN; CONCLUSION; Chapter 8: Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives; WOMEN'S CONTRACEPTIVE NEEDS HAVE NOT BEEN MET; WHY CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE MATTERS

CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN HEALTH CARE COVERAGECONCLUSION; Chapter 9: Women and Depression; THERAPIST BIAS; DISCRIMINATION AT THE ROOT: THE FOUNDATION OF DEPRESSION; CULTURAL FEATURES AND DYNAMICS OF DEPRESSION; CONCLUSION; Chapter 10: Intimacy and Injury; CONTEMPORARY LEGAL INTERVENTIONS; SELF-DEFENSE; THE EMERGENCE OF CLEMENCY PROJECTS; CONTINUING CHALLENGES; CONCLUSION; Chapter 11: Rape Resistance; SYSTEMS-LEVEL INTERVENTIONS; RAPE: A GENDERED CRIME; RAISING THE SOCIAL COSTS OF RAPE; INSTITUTIONAL-LEVEL INTERVENTIONS; INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL INTERVENTIONS; CONCLUSION

Chapter 12: Women's Human Rights Abuses in the Name of Religion

The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the Law is a groundbreaking book that presents legal and psychological perspectives on how society has responded to the most vital (and often controversial) contemporary women''s issues. The Handbook covers such important topics as abortion, rape, domestic violence, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, divorce, poverty, welfare, and mental health. Written by experts in the fields of jurisprudence, clinical psychology, feminist psychology, ethics, and public policy, this essential volume shows how crucial social issues have effected civil and criminal law. This comprehensive resource Describes the evolution of gender-related legal decisionsExplores sexual harassment in the workplace from both the individual's and the organization's viewpointsExplains the "invisible" aspect of women's contributions to the workplaceDescribes the ambivalence of the courts in cases involving pregnant employeesPresents an update of the psychological and legal sides of abortionReports on the gender gap in health insurance coverageOffers a cross-cultural overview of women and depressionExplores recent legal interventions for incarcerated women who killed their batterersGives an analysis of rape from an international perspective and explores the use of rape as a weapon of warPresents particular issues affecting women from places such as southern Africa, Uganda, and China

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Andrea Barnes is a clinical psychologist and an attorney. She is currently working in the Learning Disabilities Service of the National Health Service, Lanarkshire, in Bothwell, Scotland. She was previously an associate professor and coordinator of the forensic psychology program at Alliant International University in Los Angeles.

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