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Author Albiston, Catherine Ruth.

Title Institutional inequality and the mobilization of the Family and Medical Leave Act : rights on leave / Catherine R. Albiston
Published New York : 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 and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.
Leave of absence -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Maternity leave -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Parental leave -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Sick leave -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511799101 (electronic bk.)
0511900678
0511902255 (electronic bk.)
9780511799105 (electronic bk.)
9780511900679
9780511902253 (electronic bk.)