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The Man QuestionMale Subordination and Privilege

The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Nancy E. Dowd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Among the many important tools feminist legal theorists have given scholars is antiessentialism: all women are not created equal, and privilege varies greatly by circumstances, particularly that of ... More

The Marriage BuyoutThe Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

Cynthia Lee Starnes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708248
eISBN:
9780814708477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708248.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

From divorce court to popular culture, alimony is a dirty word. Unpopular and rarely ordered, the awards are frequently inconsistent and unpredictable. The institution itself is often viewed as an ... More

Masculinities and the LawA Multidimensional Approach

Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Frank Rudy Cooper and Ann C. McGinley (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

According to masculinities theory, masculinity is not a biological imperative but a social construction. Men engage in a constant struggle with other men to prove their masculinity. This book ... More

Masculinity at WorkEmployment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Ann C. McGinley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Masculinity at Work is a theoretical disposition and a practical guide for lawyers and judges on the interpretation of sex and race discrimination cases. It argues that fact finders should consider ... More

Mea CulpaLessons on Law and Regret from U.S. History

Mea Culpa: Lessons on Law and Regret from U.S. History

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479899623
eISBN:
9781479876730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899623.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Mea Culpa challenges its readers. In a different era, might we have been slave owners or proprietors of a racially segregated establishment? It’s easy to judge immorality in the hindsight of history, ... More

The Measure of InjuryRace, Gender, and Tort Law

The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law

Martha Chamallas and Jennifer B. Wriggins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716762
eISBN:
9780814790069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Tort law is the body of law governing negligence, intentional misconduct, and other wrongful acts for which civil actions can be brought. The conventional wisdom is that the rules, concepts, and ... More

Meeting the EnemyAmerican Exceptionalism and International Law

Meeting the Enemy: American Exceptionalism and International Law

Natsu Taylor Saito

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798362
eISBN:
9780814786512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798362.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Since its founding, the United States has defined itself as the supreme protector of freedom throughout the world, pointing to its Constitution as the model of law to ensure democracy at home and to ... More

Mississippi River TragediesA Century of Unnatural Disaster

Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster

Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479825387
eISBN:
9781479807475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479825387.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

American engineers have done astounding things to bend the Mississippi River to their will: forcing one of its tributaries to flow uphill, transforming over a thousand miles of roiling currents into ... More

Negotiating JusticeProgressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Corey S. Shdaimah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

While many young people become lawyers for the big bucks, others are motivated by the pursuit of social justice, seeking to help people for whom legal services are financially, socially, or ... More

Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme CourtLaw, Power, and Democracy

Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Stephen M. Feldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book draws on neoconservative writings to explore the rise of the neocons and their influence on the Supreme Court. Neocons burst onto the political scene in the early 1980s via their assault on ... More

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