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Title Women in law / editor: Shimon Shetreet
Published London : Kluwer Law International, 1998


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 MELB  KL 85 Q22 She/Wil 1998  Unavailable C19
Description xii,389 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction / Shimon Shetreet -- Pt. I. The Role of Women in the Legal Profession. Ch. 2. The Challenge of a Woman in Law / Santa Day O'Connor. Ch. 3. The Limits of Law Reform: What Really Happens in the Courtroom / Lynn Hecht Schafran. Ch. 4. Women, Work and the Law / Frances Raday. Ch. 5. The Concept of Gender Equality in a Jewish State / Frances Raday. Ch. 6. Being a Woman, Being a Lawyer and Being a Human Being - Women and Change / Eleanor M. Fox. Ch. 7. Israeli Legal Academia / Gabriela Shalev. Ch. 8. Perspectives on Women in Public-Sector Law / Deborah S. Katz. Ch. 9. Women Lawyers in the Political Arena / Elizabeth Holtzman. Ch. 10. Women on the Bench / Hana Evenor. Ch. 11. Are Women More Successful in the Public Service than in Private Practice? / Dorit Beinish. Ch. 12. Reaching For the Top: 'The Glass Ceiling' and Women in the Law / Cynthia Fuchs Epstein -- Pt. II. The Additional Burden on Women - The Double Family and Work Career. Ch. 13. Balanced Lives for Women in the Legal Profession - US Perspectives / Bettina B. Plevan. Ch. 14. Balanced Lives - Pursuing Professional Careers and Meeting Family Obligations: Israeli Perspectives / Dafna N. Izraeli. Ch. 15. Women in Academia in Israel / Galia Golan. Ch. 16. The Environment for Women Students and Faculty Members in American Law Schools: Appointment and Status of Women Faculty / Norman Redlich. Ch. 17. Academic Women in Israel: Family and Career / Nina Toren. Ch. 18. Women in the Armed Forces in Israel / Nili Peled -- Pt. III. Women Jurists and Adjudication. Ch. 19. The Doctrinal Reasoning for More Women Judges: The Principle of Reflective Judiciary / Shimon Shetreet. Ch. 20. Do Women Judges Really Make a Difference? The American Experience / Shirley S. Abrahamson. Ch. 21. Thoughtful and Worldly Women: Women Judges and the Law / Christine M. Durham. Ch. 22. Gender Bias and The Treatment of Women as Advocates and Adversaries / Patricia M. Hynes, Deborah Clark-Weintraub and Edith M. Kallas -- Pt. IV. Women in Legislation and Jurisprudence. Ch. 23. The Role of Women's Lobby Groups in Promoting or Opposing Legislation / Naomi Chazan. Ch. 24. Women in the Workplace: Legal Issues Facing Employers in the 1990s / Stuart H. Bompey. Ch. 25. Slouching Toward Gender Equality: Law and Doctrine on Sex-Based Employment Discrimination in the United States / Sarah E. Burns. Ch. 26. The Status of Women in Israeli Family Law / Pinchas Shifman. Ch. 27. The Use of Legislation to Change Social Perceptions / Mordechai Kremnitzer -- Pt. V. Law, Religion and Women. Ch. 28. Law, Religion and Women / Carmel Shalev. Ch. 29. The American Doctrine of Church and State as Illustrated in Two Cases Involving Women's Rights / John E. Sexton. Ch. 30. The Position of Haredi Women in Israel: Perceptions of Equality Issues in Orthodox Families / Menachem Friedman -- Pt. VI. The Law of Violence Against Women. Ch. 31. Special Rules of Evidence and Procedure in Cases Involving Women in the Israeli Courts / Hadassa Ben-Itto. Ch. 32. Rhetoric in the Service of Justice: The Sociolinguistic Construction of Stereotypes in an Israeli Rape Trial / T. Liebes. Ch. 33. Rape and Domestic Violence Legislation: Following or Leading Public Opinion? / Marjory D. Fields
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Justice, Administration of.
Sex differences.
Women lawyers.
Women judges.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Author Shetreet, Shimon.
LC no. 98266772
ISBN 904110710X