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1st Edition

U.S. Supreme Court Cases on Gender and Sexual Equality

ISBN 9780765606839
Published February 28, 2001 by Routledge
640 Pages

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Book Description

This book includes every Supreme Court case relevant to gender and sexual equality from the Court's beginnings in 1787 to the end of the 1999/2000 term. It is a primary document reference book, organized topically in eight chapter civic and social rights and duties; educational policies and instructions; employment and careers; sexual privacy and procreative rights; morality and sexual ethics; family; gender and sexual orientation; and other issues. Every case is included either as a full (edited) version of the majority or per curiam opinion, extensive excerpts of the opinion, or a detailed description of the case. In one book, a researcher can see how American legal history, in its entirety, played out. Back matter includes a table of cases and an extensive bibliography of books and legal periodicals.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Civic and Social Rights and Duties Chapter 2 Gender-Related Educational Policies and Instruction Chapter 3 Employment, Careers, and Professional Responsibilities Chapter 4 Sexual Harassment and Violence Chapter 5 Sexual Privacy and Procreative Rights Chapter 6 Differences between the Sexes in the Family and Marriage Chapter 7 Morality and Sexual Ethics Chapter 8 Other Gender and Sexual Orientation Cases Table of Cases Suggested Readings Index

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