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Structural Disadvantage

Sandra Fredman

in Women and the Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the structural forces that influence women's disadvantage in the paid labour force in Great Britain. It provides a brief description of the key provisions of the Sex ... More


Introduction

Aileen McColgan

in Just Wages for Women

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265887
eISBN:
9780191682995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265887.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to trace the attempts made by UK governments, frequently under pressure from the EC, to improve women's positions at work. ... More


Where there is no financial contribution

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Before the Act of 1970, there might have been much debate as to whether the wife had made financial contributions of sufficient substance to entitle her to a share in the house. The author feels sure ... More


Freedom of Speech and Dismissal

Lucy Vickers

in Freedom of Speech and Employment

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268307
eISBN:
9780191683497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268307.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the extent to which these various provisions provide adequate employment protection for free speech. Employees who exercise the right to free speech about work may well find ... More


July 2004: Identity Crisis

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses two cases: Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police v A [2005] 1 AC 51, in which the House of Lords recognised that a transgender individual must be treated as belonging to her new gender, ... More


Sisterhood Is Powerful, 1970–1971

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter begins with my meeting with the chair of the economics department at Berkeley to find out why I am a lecturer and not an assistant professor. My frustration with the conversation leads to ... More


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