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Author MacKinnon, Catharine A.
Title Women's lives, men's laws / Catharine A. MacKinnon.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. ; London, England : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, c2005.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  342.73 M    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 558 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : realizing law -- Unthinking ERA thinking -- From practice to theory, or what is a white woman anyway? -- Law in the everyday life of women -- Toward a new theory of equality -- Law's stories as reality and politics -- "Freedom from unreal loyalties" : on fidelity in constitutional interpretation -- What Brown v. Board of Education should have said -- Keeping it real : on anti-"essentialism" -- Of mice and men : a fragment on animal rights -- The power to change -- Sexual harassment : the first five years -- Reflections on sex equality under law -- Prostitution and civil rights -- The logic of experience : the development of sexual harassment law -- On accountability for sexual harassment -- Beyond moralism : directions in sexual harassment law -- Disputing male sovereignty : on United States v. Morrison -- Unequal sex : a sex equality approach to sexual assault -- Sex, lies, and psychotherapy -- Liberalism and the death of feminism -- Does sexuality have a history? -- Speaking truth to power -- Mediating reality -- Civil rights against pornography -- Pornography as defamation and discrimination -- Pornography left and right -- From silence to silence : violence against women in America -- Vindication and resistance -- The roar on the other side of silence.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-535) and index.
Subject Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Sex role -- United States.
ISBN 0674015401 (alk. paper)