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$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674024069

Publication Date: 04/30/2007

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576 pages

6-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Realizing Law
  • I. Equality Re-Envisioned
    • A. Women’s Lives under Men’s Laws
      • 1. Unthinking ERA Thinking
      • 2. From Practice to Theory, Or What Is a White Woman Anyway?
      • 3. Law in the Everyday Life of Women
      • 4. Toward a New Theory of Equality
      • 5. Law’s Stories as Reality and Politics
      • 6. “Freedom from Unreal Loyalties”: On Fidelity in Constitutional Interpretation
      • 7. What Brown v. Board of Education Should Have Said
      • 8. Keeping It Real: On Anti-“Essentialism”
      • 9. Of Mice and Men: A Fragment on Animal Rights
      • 10. The Power to Change
    • B. Sexual Abuse as Sex Inequality
      • 11. Sexual Harassment: The First Five Years
      • 12. Reflections on Sex Equality Under Law
      • 13. Prostitution and Civil Rights
      • 14. The Logic of Experience: The Development of Sexual Harassment Law
      • 15. On Accountability for Sexual Harassment
      • 16. Beyond Moralism: Directions in Sexual Harassment Law
      • 17. Disputing Male Sovereignty: On United States v. Morrison
      • 18. Unequal Sex: A Sex Equality Approach to Sexual Assault
  • II. Sexuality, Inequality, and Speech
    • A. Theory and Practice
      • 19. Sex, Lies, and Psychotherapy
      • 20. Liberalism and the Death of Feminism
      • 21. Does Sexuality Have a History?
      • 22. Speaking Truth to Power
      • 23. Mediating Reality
    • B. Pornography as Sex Inequality
      • 24. Civil Rights Against Pornography
      • 25. Pornography as Defamation and Discrimination
      • 26. Pornography Left and Right
      • 27. From Silence to Silence: Violence Against Women in America
      • 28. Vindication and Resistance
      • 29. The Roar on the Other Side of Silence
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Catharine MacKinnon Is Winner of the 2014 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of American Law Schools Section on Women in Legal Education
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