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Woman and the law
|Statement||edited by Yolanda Q. Javellana.|
|Contributions||Javellana, Yolanda Q., International Federation of Women Lawyers., University of the Philippines. Law Center.|
|LC Classifications||KPM516.A67 W65 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 120 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||120|
|LC Control Number||77375015|
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The early jury case and later ones /5(7). Organized around three central topics of work, family, and body, this book reflects a multiplicity of feminist stances and critiques.
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Women and the Law Stories. This book examines landmark cases establishing women's legal rights, offering accounts of the litigants, history, parties, strategies, and theoretical implications. It will enrich any law school course and can serve as a text for a course on women and the law, gender and law, feminist jurisprudence, or women's studies/5(10).
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An important addition to the Foundation Press Law Stories series, this book presents un- and under-told stories of women’s experiences that have shaped the field of women and law.
The book co-edited by Elizabeth M. Schneider, Brooklyn Law School and. Women and the Law is a pioneering study of the way in which the law has treated women – at work, in the family, in matters of sexuality and fertility, and in public life.
Written by Susan Atkins and Brenda Hoggett, then University teachers, the book was first published in Women, Sex, and the Law book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Feminist scholars have long been concerned with how women and sexu /5(2).
Women and the Law. This Book Analyses Every Aspect Of Indian Women In Different Spheres Of Life From Vedic Period To Contemporary s: 1. This book collects material that explains the law’s unique intersection with issues that affect women. It previews the trends in the law and the issues dominating the courts and academic thinking.
Women and the Law is not just about feminist theory or sex discrimination claims. During most of American history, women’s lives in most states were circumscribed by common law brought to North America by English colonists. These marriage and property laws, or "coverture," stipulated that a married woman did not have a separate legal existence from her husband.
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The book co-edited by Elizabeth M. Schneider, Brooklyn Law School and Stephanie M. Wildman, Santa Clara University School of Law, encompasses a wide range of legal Cited by: 3. A woman's gender and marital status were the primary determinants of her legal standing in Indiana and much of America from to By custom and law she did not enjoy all of the rights of citizenship.
In the legal realm women were decidedly dependent, subservient, and unequal. National and state constitutions included little mention of. Women and the law. [Sandra Fredman] -- Over twenty years have passed since discrimination on the grounds of sex was made unlawful, yet women are still far from equal to men.
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Examination of the sources for Roman law under the Empire bears out the basic truth of his statement, while also revealing that women in the Roman classical period enjoyed greater property rights and freedom to divorce than did their American and European.
As the millennium draws to a close, it is clear that equality between men and women remains a pipe-dream. Thus argues Sandra Fredman in her stimulating, new book on women and the law.
Women's pay still lags significantly behind that of men; and women continue to congregate in low status, low paid jobs.4/5(1).
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“Women must always be honored and respected by the father, brother, husband and brothers-in-law who desire their own welfare.” “If the female members live in grief, the family is destroyed.
If the female members are happy, the family flourishes in all directions.” “Women shall receive one-quarter share of the inheritance of their parents. Book Description. The emergence of the terms ‘pink tax’ and ‘tampon tax’ in everyday language suggests that women, who already suffer from an economic disadvantage due to the gender wage gap, are put in an even more detrimental position by means of ‘discriminatory consumption taxes’.
Women and the Law. In 18th century English law, females were bound by the laws of coverture. Under coverture, the husband and wife were one person (the entirety) and that one person was the husband in the eyes of the common law.
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