Category «Gender & the Law»

Jack and Jill, Not an Easy Climb - The Tina Mucka Story

Brenda Sue

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Even if individual judges prefer that their decisions match their "ideal point" in ideological space, they may not be able to achieve that result given the need to garner a majority. When most social scientists talk about elites, they have in mind 'those who run things' - that is, certain key actors playing structured, functionally understand- able roles, not only in a nation's governance processes but also in other institutional settings - religious, military, academic industrial, communications, and so on.

Women, Culture and Society

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I am very impressed at how thoughtful and intelligent this article is! When he/she becomes aware that any work or action has done harm, he/she admits the error and does what is possible to repair or ameliorate the harm except when to do so would cause greater harm. A manager who touches his female employees in inappropriate ways without consent. To state the problem another way, putting panarchy theory into practice will require adaptively managing the complex adaptive legal system to adaptively manage other complex adaptive natural and social systems, all in a way that maintains some level of social order.

Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 6 - April 2012

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Politics also includes government actions or policies that regulate certain values or behaviors that are considered undesirable in order to control them or to discourage them: idleness; smoking or other tobacco use; consumption of alcohol; and gambling (although the discouragement of gambling is diminishing as governments rely on taxes from gambling). Sheldon), delivered at the University of Bristol, Faculty of Law, April 25th 2007 [funded]. * November 2006: Invited Lecture, Socio-Legal Research Centre, Griffith Law School Nathan/Gold Coast paper entitled ‘Fathers’ Rights, Law and the New Politics of Fatherhood: Reflection n the UK Experience’, 15 November 2006.

Status of Women under Islam (Arab & Islamic Laws)

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The greater the punishment the greater the moral outrage of the common citizenry. In 2012, Manar Morales, appointed as Executive Director in 2011, founded the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, which took over the membership functions of The PAR Research Institute. Why Politics? benefit the elderly more than the young) are often conducted in terms of distributive justice: who gets what and who should be getting what. 1.2

Women in Law and Lawmaking in Nineteenth and

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And on the same day that the Court decided, the Court decided McLaurin v. But some of them seem to have more to do with gender. Capital and at first capitalist were technical terms in any economic system. Determine the family and school risk factors for gang involvement; For school, the risk factors are poor school performance; low educational aspirations, especially among females; negative labeling by teachers; high levels of anti-social behavior; few teacher role models; educational frustration; low attachment to school; learning difficulties.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Law and Practice, 1995

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By Josephine Ensign DrPH on October 13, 2016 in Catching Homelessness What is behind the American obsession with public confession? Consumer law is fun because students gain a much better understanding of the regulatory apparatuses that influence things that they encounter routinely—for instance, advertising, car sales, mortgages, door-to-door sales, payday lending, credit reports, telemarketing and email spam. Although research suggests that to an extent, both women and men perceive feminism to be in conflict with romance, studies of undergraduates and older adults have shown that feminism has positive impacts on relationship health for women and sexual satisfaction for men, and found no support for negative stereotypes of feminists.

A Thematic Guide to Documents on the Human Rights of Women

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An executive order is a presidential directive, usually issued to an executive branch official, which provides sp ecific guidelines on how a policy is to be implemented. It is appropriate to first define various components of mixed jurisdictions or mixed legal systems of which mixed jurisdictions may form part. "A legal system, as that term is here used, is an operating set of legal institutions, procedures, and rules.

Cases and Materials on Feminist Jurisprudence: Taking Women

Mary Becker

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First, since an interpretation is successful insofar as it justifies the particular practices of a particular society, the interpretation must fit with those practices in the sense that it coheres with existing legal materials defining the practices. As a federal court, it has exclusive jurisdiction to determine disputes between the Union of India and any state and the states inter-se. In the present state of political economy, indeed, we come again upon history on a larger scale, but there we are called on to consider and weigh the ends of legislation, the means of attaining them, and the cost.

Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology

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At the level of constitutional political economy, however, the research program usually adopts the perspective of a constitutional designer and this designer arguably has a view of law that includes institutional instrumentalism: i.e., legal institutions, rather than specific legal rules, promote the specific goals of the constitutional designer.[ 6 ] The constitutional designer seeks a political structure that promotes her goals. Others might include professional people not directly involved in the criminal justice process per se, but whose activities overlap with those of the criminal justice system, and who are in frequent or regular contact with accused or convicted “criminals.” These might include therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists, substance abuse specialists, social service or child protection professionals, and so forth.

Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 6 - April 2013

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Touch in therapy has joined the list of modern risk management-inspired taboos: do not leave the office, minimize self-disclosure and avoid dual relationships (Williams, 1997). Negative feelings were expressed concerning working too many hours, having too little time for family, and the difficulty of balancing professional and personal lives. i. 66% of the women lawyers responding felt that they had fewer opportunities for professional advancement than men, and many expressed frustration about the "glass ceiling" that keeps them from advancing into particular areas.