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Reasoning from Race Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution

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ISBN-10: 0674284305

ISBN-13: 9780674284302

Edition: 2014

Authors: Serena Mayeri

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Informed in 1944 that she was not of the sex entitled to be admitted to Harvard Law School, African American activist Pauli Murray confronted the injustice she called Jane Crow. In the 1960s and 1970s, the analogies between sex and race discrimination pioneered by Murray became potent weapons in the battle for women s rights, as feminists borrowed rhetoric and legal arguments from the civil rights movement. Serena Mayeri s "Reasoning from Race" is the first book to explore the development and consequences of this key feminist strategy.Mayeri uncovers the history of an often misunderstood connection at the heart of American antidiscrimination law. Her study details how a tumultuous political…    
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Book details

List price: $24.50
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/7/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 382
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Serena Mayeri is Professor of Law and History at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.