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Adventures In Heteronormativity: The Straight Line From Liberace To Lawrence, Joan W. Howarth Sep 2004

Adventures In Heteronormativity: The Straight Line From Liberace To Lawrence, Joan W. Howarth

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Driver's Licenses And Undocumented Immigrants: The Future Of Civil Rights Law?, Kevin R. Johnson Sep 2004

Driver's Licenses And Undocumented Immigrants: The Future Of Civil Rights Law?, Kevin R. Johnson

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Making Up Women: Casinos, Cosmetics, And Title Vii, David B. Cruz Sep 2004

Making Up Women: Casinos, Cosmetics, And Title Vii, David B. Cruz

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


"Justice Is Slow But Sure": The Civil Rights Movement In The West: 1950-1970, Quintard Taylor Sep 2004

"Justice Is Slow But Sure": The Civil Rights Movement In The West: 1950-1970, Quintard Taylor

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Turner Thesis, Black Migration, And The (Misapplied) Immigrant Explanation Of Black Inequality, John Valery White Sep 2004

The Turner Thesis, Black Migration, And The (Misapplied) Immigrant Explanation Of Black Inequality, John Valery White

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Rebellious Lawyering, Settlement, And Reconciliation: Soko Bukai V. Ywca, Bill Ong Hing Sep 2004

Rebellious Lawyering, Settlement, And Reconciliation: Soko Bukai V. Ywca, Bill Ong Hing

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Foreword: Pursuing Equal Justice In The West, Lynne Henderson Sep 2004

Foreword: Pursuing Equal Justice In The West, Lynne Henderson

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Mississippi Of The West?, Michael S. Green Sep 2004

The Mississippi Of The West?, Michael S. Green

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The March That Never Happened: Desegregating The Las Vegas Strip, Claytee White Sep 2004

The March That Never Happened: Desegregating The Las Vegas Strip, Claytee White

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Uneasy Tensions Between Children's Rights And Civil Rights, Annette Ruth Appell Sep 2004

Uneasy Tensions Between Children's Rights And Civil Rights, Annette Ruth Appell

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


What Is Affirmative Action?, John Valery White Jan 2004

What Is Affirmative Action?, John Valery White

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There is no rigorous definition of affirmative action. This Article argues that this remarkable circumstance has distorted and undercut American antidiscrimination law.

Though affirmative action is vigorously and widely debated, it has not been defined in the rigorous manner legal commentators would normally demand. Rather, commentators have deferred to policymakers' descriptions of affirmative action programs and employed those “definitions” to set the terms of policy debates over the propriety of affirmative action. Typically, commentators take for granted that affirmative action is “discriminatory” and seek to justify its use in certain contexts. This approach is also prominent in the United States …


Masculinities At Work, Ann C. Mcginley Jan 2004

Masculinities At Work, Ann C. Mcginley

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This article focuses on the study of masculinities, a body of theoretical and empirical work by sociologists, feminist theorists and organization management theorists. This work, much of which employment law scholars have ignored, studies the role of masculinities, which are often invisible, in creating structural barriers to the advancement of many women and some men at work. Masculinities comprise both a structure that reinforces the superiority of men over women and a series of practices, associated with masculine behavior, performed by men or women, that aid men to maintain their superior position over women. In their less visible form, masculinities …


The Turner Thesis, Black Migration, And The (Misapplied) Immigrant Explanation Of Black Poverty, John Valery White Jan 2004

The Turner Thesis, Black Migration, And The (Misapplied) Immigrant Explanation Of Black Poverty, John Valery White

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Underlying most debates of racial inequality is the tacit reference to the Immigrant Tale, a story of “natural” class ascension of immigrant groups in the “land of opportunity.” This tale is affirming, celebrating the assimilation of ethnic immigrants in the American “melting pot.” It is also optimistic, implying social integration and economic parity of currently dissipated immigrant communities. “Its thrust is to defend the individualistic view of the American system because it portrays the system as open to those who are willing to work hard and pull themselves over barriers of poverty and discrimination.”

But there is an unsavory element …


The Plight Of Same-Sex Harassment Victims Under Title Vii: Why Sexual Orientation Discrimination Should Be Recognized As A Form Of Sex Stereotyping, Sonya K. Parrish Jan 2004

The Plight Of Same-Sex Harassment Victims Under Title Vii: Why Sexual Orientation Discrimination Should Be Recognized As A Form Of Sex Stereotyping, Sonya K. Parrish

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.