If an ethic of care is proposed by and acted on predominately by women, and Tronto's descriptions of the power and politics of moral theory are correct (and I believe they are), then we cannot strategically hide the influence of
- Brief Introduction: The Social Construction of Parenthood in One Planned Lesbian Family
- What's Gender Got to Do with it: The Politics and Morality of an Ethic of Care
- This Child Does Have Two Mothers... And a Sperm Donor with Visitation
- Looking at Pornography through Habermasian Lenses: Affirmative Action for Speech
- It's Nothing Personal--But Should It Be: Finding Agent Liability for Violations of the Federal Employment Discrimination Statutes
- The Criminalization and Administration of the Homeless: Notes on the Possibilities and Limits of Bureaucratic Engagement
- Contingent Workers in a Changing Economy: Endure, Adapt, or Organize
- Professionalism in Perspective: Alternative Approaches to Nonlawyer Practice
In Depth Reading
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Although estoppel has not previously been applied when the "family that [the child] knows it to be" is a lesbian family, amici urge this court to uphold the trial court's application of the doctrine to protect children in planned lesbian
Individuals who possess severe deficits in intellectual functioning and adaptive skills, and who cannot understand the nature of their crime or punishment, do not deserve the state's ultimate penalty.
I argued both that a child in a planned lesbian family can define parenthood without re-gard to biology and that the doctrine of equitable estoppel permits a court to recognize that reality.
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Each case has relevant unique characteristics, and it is important that expert examiners approach each case with an appreciation for the unique considerations of the case rather than a theoretical perspective that limits the focus of the examination.
Pro-family strengths/needs-based services capitalize on family strengths, preserve the children's attachments to their families, and address needs that, if unmet, put children at risk.
Morgan writes to inspire feminists to do everything they can to keep women's issues, which are humanity's issues, on the table, urging them not to despair if they feel they lack leadership, as the motion of the feminist movement reflects
Termination of parental rights will sometimes be constructive, but will more often be irrelevant or detrimental.
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Book reviews of The State of Asian America, edited by Karin Aguilar-San Juan; Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of (Re)Presentation in the United States by Suzanne Oboler; The Rooster’s Egg by Patricia Williams; Turning Back: The Retreat from Racial Justice in
If successful, a framework of engagement can transform bureaucracy from a factor contributing to the normalization and criminalization of homelessness, into a conduit for social justice for the homeless.
Congress's vision, over thirty years ago, was for a nation unimpeded by irrational and hurtful employment dis-crimination. The war is not yet won. Clearly authorized by the statutes and supported by solid policy considerations, agent liability should be an indispensable
Management, government, and workers alike need only perceive their mutual interests in establishing employment structures that benefit both the economy as a whole and the individual workers within it.
Volume 22 Issue 4
Book reviews of Capital and Communities in Black and White by Gregory D. Squires; Reinventing Cities: Equity Planners Tell Their Stories by Norman Krumholz and Pierre Clavel; and Organizing in the South Bronx by Jim Rooney.
We will also need a generation of leaders committed to reclaiming a vision in our country that is committed to the cities and people who are poor.
One way to resolve the tension between capital and community is by marrying ownership and workforce on the assumption that the workers will have greater loyalty to their communities than to capital per se.
The problems facing disinvested communities are enormous, and real solutions will not be possible without a significant redistribution of wealth and progressive taxation.