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Gender Law and Policy

Front Cover - Gender Law and Policy

Second Edition

Katharine T. Bartlett
A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law
Duke University

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Director, Stanford Center on the Legal Profession
Stanford University

Joanna L. Grossman
Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professor of Family Law
Hofstra University School of Law

Samantha L. Buchalter
Duke University School of Law

2014. 844 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-4128-9. With Teacher's Manual.

About the Book

Gender Law and Policy touches on every area of life - topics that reach us all - such as employment, family, education, and sexual identity. Katharine T. Bartlett and Deborah L. Rhode offer a theoretical framework that supports thoughtful and systematic analysis, alongside over 100 practical questions of contemporary law and policy.  
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Organized in theoretical frameworks to enable student to grasp different conceptualizations of equality and justice. 
Provides complete, up-to-date coverage of conventional “women and the law” issues, including employment law, affirmative action, sexual harassment, reproductive rights, domestic violence, Title IX, and poverty and race. 
Shows the complex ways in which gender permeates the law, including issues relating to property, ethics, contracts, sports, and criminal law. 
Tailors cases to undergraduate use, almost entirely omitting procedural issues. 

Preface / Sample Chapters