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Women, gays, and the constitution the grounds for feminism and gay rights in culture and law by David A. J. Richards

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Sex and law -- United States,
  • Feminism -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-504) and index.

StatementDavid A.J. Richards.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4754.5 .R53 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 531 p. ;
Number of Pages531
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL688344M
ISBN 100226712060, 0226712079
LC Control Number97035339

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Women and the U.S. Constitution is about much more than the nineteenth amendment. This provocative volume incorporates law, history, political theory, and philosophy to analyze the U.S. Constitution as a whole in relation to the rights and fate of women. Divided into three parts―History, Interpretation, and Practice―this book views the Price: $5. Book Description: Women and the U.S. Constitution is about much more than the nineteenth amendment. This provocative volume incorporates law, history, political theory, and philosophy to analyze the U.S. Constitution as a whole in relation to the rights and fate of women. Get this from a library! Women, gays, and the constitution: the grounds for feminism and gay rights in culture and law. [David A J Richards] -- In this David A.J. Richards combines an interpretive history of culture and law, political philosophy, and constitutional analysis to explain the background, development, and growing impact of two. Sex and the Constitution is an excellent and wide spanning history detailing the the views and sex lives of Americans in colonial and post times. It is split into two halves: a chronological history, and a lineage of court cases that endowed us This isn't a statement I declare for every book I read: this book should be read and owned by /5.

Women were split by a proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Failed attempt to amend the Constitution to mandate equal treatment of women and men. to the Constitution, mandating equal treatment of men and women under the law. It was proposed in by well-to-do Republican working professional women but was opposed by women Democrats in labor. Women, gays, and the constitution: the grounds for feminism and gay rights in culture and law / Author: David A.J. Richards. Publication info: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Format: Book. Answering that question is not easy, but I believe the answer begins with gay men and women themselves, for while this book focuses very much on law and politics, this is also an intensely human story about people many of whom, for a long time, were able to live reasonably satisfactory if thwarted lives in a kind of suspended animation. One such study has been the detailed case laid out by William Webb in his book, Slaves, Women and Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis. He has compellingly demonstrated the exegetical problems when easy comparisons are made between slaves, women and homosexuals in .

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