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The Couple between Kin, State, & Local Community

Maria Ågren

in Domestic Secrets: Women and Property in Sweden, 1600-1857

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833209
eISBN:
9781469604589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898451_agren.5
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an analysis based on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century court records. These are not ideal sources if one wants to know how ordinary people generally disposed of and thought ... More


Broken Promises, Broken Hearts: The Revolutionary Judicial System

Stephanie J. Smith

in Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reviews court cases from the revolutionary era to analyze women's use of the judicial system. It shows that while the revolutionary military tribunals from 1915 to 1917 allowed some ... More


“More Sensitive Than Schools” the Struggle to Desegregate Municipal Swimming Pools

Jeff Wiltse

in Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831007
eISBN:
9781469604664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888988_wiltse.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the legal battle waged by African Americans to end racial discrimination and segregation in swimming pools in the northern United States. It considers how court rulings by state ... More


Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As a result of tremendous social, legal, and political movements after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the South led the nation in school desegregation from the late 1960s through the ... More


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