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Author Albiston, Catherine Ruth, author

Title Institutional inequality and the mobilization of the Family and Medical Leave Act : rights on leave / Catherine R. Albiston
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 291 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge studies in law and society
Cambridge studies in law and society.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Institutions, inequality, and the mobilization of rights; 2. The social institution of work; 3. Institutional inequality and legal reform; 4. Mobilizing the FMLA in the workplace: rights, institutions, and social meaning; 5. Mobilizing rights in the courts: the paradox of losing by winning; 6. Conclusion
Summary "This empirical study examines how institutions and social practices transform the meaning of Family and Medical Leave Act rights to recreate systems of power and inequality"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-282) and index
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Subject Civil rights.
Leave of absence -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Maternity leave -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Parental leave -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Parental leave -- Law and legislation.
Sick leave -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Sick leave -- Law and legislation.
Health Benefit Plans, Employee -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010019218
ISBN 0511781172 (Internet)
9780511781179 (Internet)
(hardback)
(hardback)