Women, the Law, and the Constitution: Major Historical Interpretations
Garland, 1987 - Law - 527 pages
The essays in this work take account of law and women by placing both in the context of the women's movement and the course of social change in American history. Most of these articles are recent scholarly examinations of the place of women in American legal culture.
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