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xix, 996 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Individual claims of intentional discrimination
  • Class claims : from intentional discrimination to disparate impact
  • Affirmative action
  • Sex discrimination under th Equal Pay Act and Title VII
  • Other grounds of discrimination and coverage
  • Procedures under Title VII
  • Remedies
  • Section 1981 and other reconstruction civil rights acts
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Disabilities.
Law Library (Crown)
272 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Entitlement and advantage
  • Discriminating tastes
  • The unintended consequences of the law
  • Civil rights actvism as therapy
  • Righting rights.
"Since the 1960s, ideas developed during the civil rights movement have been astonishingly successful in fighting overt discrimination and prejudice. But how successful are they at combating the whole spectrum of social injustice--including conditions that aren't directly caused by bigotry? How do they stand up to segregation, for instance--a legacy of racism, but not the direct result of ongoing discrimination? It's tempting to believe that civil rights litigation can combat these social ills as efficiently as it has fought blatant discrimination. In Rights Gone Wrong, Richard Thompson Ford, author of the New York Times Notable Book The Race Card, argues that this is seldom the case. Civil rights do too much and not enough: opportunists use them to get a competitive edge in schools and job markets, while special-interest groups use them to demand special privileges. Extremists on both the left and the right have hijacked civil rights for personal advantage. Worst of all, their theatrics have drawn attention away from more serious social injustices. Ford, a professor of law at Stanford University, shows us the many ways in which civil rights can go terribly wrong. He examines newsworthy lawsuits with shrewdness and humor, proving that the distinction between civil rights and personal entitlements is often anything but clear. Finally, he reveals how many of today's social injustices actually can't be remedied by civil rights law, and demands more creative and nuanced solutions. In order to live up to the legacy of the civil rights movement, we must renew our commitment to civil rights, and move beyond them"-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-671-01, LAW-7019-01, LAWGEN-112N-01
408 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Introduction: Playing the race card
  • Racism without racists
  • Wild card : racism by analogy
  • Calling a spade a spade : defining discrimination
  • The clash of ends : contested goals
  • Post-racism : why the race card is a crisis of success.
"A "New York Times "Notable Book of the Year "What do hurricane Katrina victims, millionaire rappers buying vintage champagne, and Ivy League professors waiting for taxis have in common? All have claimed to be victims of racism. But these days almost no one openly defends bigoted motives, so either a lot of people are lying about their true beliefs, or a lot of people are jumping to unwarranted conclusions--or just playing the race card. Daring, entertaining, and incisive, "The Race Card" brings sophisticated legal analysis, eye-popping anecdotes, and plain old common sense to this heated topic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780312428266 20160608
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-671-01, LAW-7019-01, LAWGEN-112N-01
388 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction : playing the race card
  • Racism without racists
  • The wild card : racism by analogy
  • Calling a spade a spade : defining discrimination
  • The clash of ends : contested goals
  • Post-racism : why the race card is a crisis of success.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-671-01, LAW-7019-01

5. Race law stories [2008]

xv, 608 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction / Devon W, Carbado and Rachel F. Moran
  • The tribal struggle for Indian sovereignity : the story of the Cherokee cases / Rennard Strickland
  • Classical racialism, justice story, and Margaret Morgan's journey from freedom to slavery : the story of Prigg v. Pennsylvania / Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.
  • Birthright citizenship, immigration, and the U.S. constitution : the story of United States v. Wong Kim Ark / Erika Lee
  • "The constitution follows the flag ... but doesn't quite catch up with it" : the story of Downes v. Bidwell / Pedro A. Malavet
  • Multiracialism and the social construction of race : the story of Hudgins v. Wrights / Angela Onwuachi-Willig
  • Yellow by law : the story of Ozawa v. United States / Devon W. Garbado
  • What's race got to do with it? : the story of Morton v. Mancari / Carole Goldberg
  • Jim Crow, Mexican Americans, and the Antisubordination constitution : the story of Hernandez v. Texas / Ian Haney López and Michael A. Olivas
  • Dodging responsibility : the story of Hirabayashi v. United States / Jerry Kang
  • Forgotten lessons on races, law, and marriage : the story of Perez v. Sharp / R.A. Lenhardt
  • Judicial opinions as racial narratives : the story of Richmond v. Croson / Reginald Oh and Thomas Ross
  • The song remains the same : the story of Whren v. United States / Kevin R. Johnson
  • The heirs of Brown : the story of Grutter v. Bollinger / Rachel F. Moran
  • Representation of raceblindness : the story of Shaw v. Reno / Daniel P. Tokaji
  • Disfiguring civil rights to deny indigenous Hawaiian self-determination : the story of Rice v. Cayetano / Eric K. Yamamoto and Catherine Corpus-Betts
  • Intersectional bias and the courts : the story of Rogers v. American Airlines / Paulette M. Caldwell.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-229-01, LAW-7019-01
x, 466 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-562-01, LAW-671-01, LAW-7008-01, LAW-7019-01