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The Resource Women's rights in the USA : policy debates and gender roles, Dorothy E. McBride and Janine A. Parry

Women's rights in the USA : policy debates and gender roles, Dorothy E. McBride and Janine A. Parry

Label
Women's rights in the USA : policy debates and gender roles
Title
Women's rights in the USA
Title remainder
policy debates and gender roles
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy E. McBride and Janine A. Parry
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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McBride, Dorothy E
Dewey number
323.3/40973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1236.5.U6
LC item number
M392 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Parry, Janine A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women's rights
  • Sex role
  • Women
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Civil Rights
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
  • Sex role
  • Women
  • Women's rights
  • United States
  • Frau
  • Recht
  • Rechtsstellung
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • Frauenbewegung
  • Frauenpolitik
  • Soziale Situation
  • Wirtschaftliche Lage
  • USA
Label
Women's rights in the USA : policy debates and gender roles, Dorothy E. McBride and Janine A. Parry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Revised edition of the authors' Women's rights in the USA, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-397) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- The policy-making process -- Policy communities -- Sex, gender, feminism, and women's rights -- Feminist debates -- Women's rights agendas -- Themes in policy making on women's rights issues -- 2. The U.S. Constitution -- The Fourteenth Amendment in the courts : 1868-1963 -- Equal rights amendment campaign to 1963 -- Bringing women into the Constitution -- Congress and the courts : 1970-1973 -- Equal protection and sex classification in the courts -- ERA debate, defeat and the aftermath -- State ERAs -- Feminist debates on constitutional equality -- 3. Political participation -- The vote -- Inalienable right to elective franchise -- Emancipation of women -- Woman's special role -- The (long-awaited) gender gap -- Elective office -- Other forms of political parties -- Appointments -- Commissions -- Indirect policies and political participation -- Jury service -- Election regulations -- 4. Reproduction -- Contraception -- Obscene materials -- Prevention of disease -- Family planning -- Personal choice -- Social policy -- Women's health movement -- Sterilization -- Abortion -- Criminalization of abortion -- Reform/repeal of abortion laws -- Roe v. Wade -- The battle over reproductive rights -- The pro-choice/pro-life debate -- An early pro-life victory : restricting public assistance -- Administrative hurdles : the burdens get heavier -- Getting rid of Roe -- Abortion clinic access and procedures -- Abortion procedures : RU486 and dilation and extraction -- Birth control, abortion, and religious liberty -- Emergency contraception -- Insurance coverage for contraception -- Reproductive rights for poor women in America -- 5. Education -- Why educate anyone? -- Why educate girls and women? : a framework of difference -- Elementary school -- Secondary school -- Higher education -- Not separate and not equal -- Title IX : a framework of equality -- Early Title IX conflicts -- Title IX and athletics -- Title IX enforcement : a continuing controversy -- Other gender equity policies in education -- Women's Educational Equity Act, 1974 -- Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act, 1984 -- Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1994 -- Policies in the States -- Single-sex schools -- Women's studies -- 6. Family -- Marriage -- Three theories of gender roles in marriage -- Who can marry -- Marital name -- Domicile -- Interspousal immunity -- Marital support -- Marital services -- Marital property systems -- Status of women and feminist response -- Divorce -- Alimony -- Property -- Status of women and feminist response -- Parental rights and responsibilities in, and after, marriage-- Physical and legal custody -- Child support -- Status of women and feminist response -- Families without marriage -- Property rights -- Parental rights and responsibilities : heterosexual couples -- Parental rights and responsibilities : same-sex couples -- Status of women and feminist response
  • 7. Work and pay -- Protective legislation -- Muller v. Oregon -- Women's Bureau -- Equality for working women -- Equal Pay Act of 1963 : equal pay for equal work -- Title VII of the civil Rights Act of 1964 : Equal Employment Opportunity -- Executive Orders 11246 and 11375 : Affirmative Action -- Implementation of EEO laws -- Sex as a BFOQ [Bona Fide Occupation Qualification] -- Proving sex discrimination : disparate treatment and disparate impact -- Affirmative Action and equality -- Equal pay and nondiscrimination in compensation -- Overcoming the wage gap -- Improve enforcement of existing laws -- Move women into better-paying jobs -- Raise the pay for "women's jobs" -- 8. Pregnancy and childbirth -- Maternity protection -- Pregnancy as disability : the early years -- Pregnancy as disability : the Pregnancy Discrimination Act -- Maternity/parental leave -- Relief for the Sandwich Generation? : elder care -- Child care -- Child Development Act of 1971 -- Child care debates continue -- 9. Sexuality : regulation -- Prostitution -- Criminalization of prostitution -- Reform efforts and effects -- Prostitution as sex trafficking -- Pornography -- Pornography as obscenity --The feminist debate -- Online pornography -- Lesbian issues -- The Gay and Lesbian Movement -- Contemporary issues -- Lesbians and gays in the military -- Protection against discrimination -- Same-sex marriage -- Parental rights -- 10. Sexuality : intimidation -- Rape -- Common Law of Rape -- Rape Law reform -- Campus sexual assault -- Sexual harassment -- Sexual harassment and assault in the military -- Battered women -- Violence Against Women Act -- New definitions and intersections -- 11. Economic status -- Feminization of poverty -- Causes of women's poverty -- Helping the poor : dependent mothers -- Aid to families with dependent children -- Welfare reform politics -- Family Support Act -- TANF [Temporary Assistance for Needy Families] -- Helping wage workers : women's share -- Earned Income Tax Credit -- Unemployment insurance and job training -- Retirement, Social Security, and insurance
Control code
920671952
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xx, 406 pages
Isbn
9781138833036
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015032838
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025877695
System control number
(OCoLC)920671952
Label
Women's rights in the USA : policy debates and gender roles, Dorothy E. McBride and Janine A. Parry
Publication
Note
Revised edition of the authors' Women's rights in the USA, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-397) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- The policy-making process -- Policy communities -- Sex, gender, feminism, and women's rights -- Feminist debates -- Women's rights agendas -- Themes in policy making on women's rights issues -- 2. The U.S. Constitution -- The Fourteenth Amendment in the courts : 1868-1963 -- Equal rights amendment campaign to 1963 -- Bringing women into the Constitution -- Congress and the courts : 1970-1973 -- Equal protection and sex classification in the courts -- ERA debate, defeat and the aftermath -- State ERAs -- Feminist debates on constitutional equality -- 3. Political participation -- The vote -- Inalienable right to elective franchise -- Emancipation of women -- Woman's special role -- The (long-awaited) gender gap -- Elective office -- Other forms of political parties -- Appointments -- Commissions -- Indirect policies and political participation -- Jury service -- Election regulations -- 4. Reproduction -- Contraception -- Obscene materials -- Prevention of disease -- Family planning -- Personal choice -- Social policy -- Women's health movement -- Sterilization -- Abortion -- Criminalization of abortion -- Reform/repeal of abortion laws -- Roe v. Wade -- The battle over reproductive rights -- The pro-choice/pro-life debate -- An early pro-life victory : restricting public assistance -- Administrative hurdles : the burdens get heavier -- Getting rid of Roe -- Abortion clinic access and procedures -- Abortion procedures : RU486 and dilation and extraction -- Birth control, abortion, and religious liberty -- Emergency contraception -- Insurance coverage for contraception -- Reproductive rights for poor women in America -- 5. Education -- Why educate anyone? -- Why educate girls and women? : a framework of difference -- Elementary school -- Secondary school -- Higher education -- Not separate and not equal -- Title IX : a framework of equality -- Early Title IX conflicts -- Title IX and athletics -- Title IX enforcement : a continuing controversy -- Other gender equity policies in education -- Women's Educational Equity Act, 1974 -- Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act, 1984 -- Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1994 -- Policies in the States -- Single-sex schools -- Women's studies -- 6. Family -- Marriage -- Three theories of gender roles in marriage -- Who can marry -- Marital name -- Domicile -- Interspousal immunity -- Marital support -- Marital services -- Marital property systems -- Status of women and feminist response -- Divorce -- Alimony -- Property -- Status of women and feminist response -- Parental rights and responsibilities in, and after, marriage-- Physical and legal custody -- Child support -- Status of women and feminist response -- Families without marriage -- Property rights -- Parental rights and responsibilities : heterosexual couples -- Parental rights and responsibilities : same-sex couples -- Status of women and feminist response
  • 7. Work and pay -- Protective legislation -- Muller v. Oregon -- Women's Bureau -- Equality for working women -- Equal Pay Act of 1963 : equal pay for equal work -- Title VII of the civil Rights Act of 1964 : Equal Employment Opportunity -- Executive Orders 11246 and 11375 : Affirmative Action -- Implementation of EEO laws -- Sex as a BFOQ [Bona Fide Occupation Qualification] -- Proving sex discrimination : disparate treatment and disparate impact -- Affirmative Action and equality -- Equal pay and nondiscrimination in compensation -- Overcoming the wage gap -- Improve enforcement of existing laws -- Move women into better-paying jobs -- Raise the pay for "women's jobs" -- 8. Pregnancy and childbirth -- Maternity protection -- Pregnancy as disability : the early years -- Pregnancy as disability : the Pregnancy Discrimination Act -- Maternity/parental leave -- Relief for the Sandwich Generation? : elder care -- Child care -- Child Development Act of 1971 -- Child care debates continue -- 9. Sexuality : regulation -- Prostitution -- Criminalization of prostitution -- Reform efforts and effects -- Prostitution as sex trafficking -- Pornography -- Pornography as obscenity --The feminist debate -- Online pornography -- Lesbian issues -- The Gay and Lesbian Movement -- Contemporary issues -- Lesbians and gays in the military -- Protection against discrimination -- Same-sex marriage -- Parental rights -- 10. Sexuality : intimidation -- Rape -- Common Law of Rape -- Rape Law reform -- Campus sexual assault -- Sexual harassment -- Sexual harassment and assault in the military -- Battered women -- Violence Against Women Act -- New definitions and intersections -- 11. Economic status -- Feminization of poverty -- Causes of women's poverty -- Helping the poor : dependent mothers -- Aid to families with dependent children -- Welfare reform politics -- Family Support Act -- TANF [Temporary Assistance for Needy Families] -- Helping wage workers : women's share -- Earned Income Tax Credit -- Unemployment insurance and job training -- Retirement, Social Security, and insurance
Control code
920671952
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xx, 406 pages
Isbn
9781138833036
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015032838
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025877695
System control number
(OCoLC)920671952

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