Gender in practice : a study of lawyers' lives
- John Hagan, Fiona Kay.
- New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (ix, 235 pages) : illustrations
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-227) and index.
- 1. A Changing Profession;
- 2. Ceiling Effects in Practice;
- 3. Beginning to Practice;
- 4. Becoming Partners;
- 5. Careers in Conflict;
- 6. Born to Bill?;
- 7. Pleasures and Perils of Practice;
- 8. A Contested Profession; Appendix; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
- This work analyses the current status of women in the law, drawing on two major studies in Canada in 1985 and 1990, and relating the findings to women and the legal profession in the United States. One of the largest studies of women lawyers yet undertaken, this book offers insights based on empirical data into the status of women in the law.
- Women lawyers > Canada.
- Women lawyers > United States.
- Avocates > Ontario.
- Avocates > Ontario > Toronto.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE > Government > Judicial Branch.
- LAW > Legal Services.
- LAW > Civil Procedure.
- LAW > Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
- Women lawyers.
- United States.
- United States
- Electronic book.
- Publication date
- 1423765060 (electronic bk.)
- 9781423765066 (electronic bk.)
- 0195092821 (Cloth)