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Women and law

Women and law

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Published by University of California Library of Photographic Services, Distributed by Micrographic Systems of Connecticut in Berkeley, [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBateman, Susan., Schulman, Joanne., Women"s History Research Center. Women"s Law Library.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 88/237 (K)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination40 microfilm reels
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2161168M
LC Control Number88890101

Women, Law and Culture is distinctive because it recognises that no particular culture singles out women for 'special' treatment, rules and requirements; rather, all do. Highlighting the way law and culture are intimately intertwined, impacting on women – whatever their country and social and economic status – this book will be of great. 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. A married woman or feme covert was a dependent, like an.

  Much of this lively and highly readable book is devoted to exploring the myriad ways in which the legal system has let down women - as lawyers, victims and defendants - though there is also plenty. 34 spIRItuaLItY: a tooL to achIeve RepRoductIve JustIce by Emily P. Goodstein, Spiritual Youth for Reproductive Freedom 35 RepRoductIve JustIce WoRLdWIde: opposItIon to Women’s RIghts at the unIted natIons by Pam Chamberlin, Political Research Associates 37 LaW, medIcIne and moRaLItY: the thReat to RepRoductIve JustIce.

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