The Constitutional Rights of Women: Cases in Law and Social Change

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1988 - Social Science - 637 pages

Using a wide variety of cases involving women's rights, Leslie Friedman Goldstein examines the ways in which the U.S. Supreme Court initiates and responds to social change. This edition covers all major Supreme Court decisions that affect gender equity and reproductive rights through May 1987.

 

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Goldstein provides a legal casebook examining women's constitutional rights as determined by U.S. Supreme Court decisions. This revised and updated edition of her 1979 work contains cases through the ... Read full review

Contents

Early Interpretations of Due Process
3
Substantive Due Process
19
18681975
66
Sex as a Semisuspect Classification
109
Gender and More Rigid Scrutiny
165
The Military
249
Separate But Equal
282
Women Procreation and the Right of Privacy
298
Nashville Gas v Satty 1977
480
Congressional Enforcement of Equal Protection
498
Note on Comparable Worth
537
Epilogue
585
Timetable of Womens Rights Cases 601 Timetable of Womens Rights Cases
613
Postscript 1989
631
Case Index
637
Copyright

Contraception
310

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