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Gender in the Legal Profession

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Primary Law | Agencies, Associations, and NGOs | Subscription Databases | Electronic Journals | Additional Electronic Resources | Brief Bibliography of Print Resources

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Electronic Journals

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Additional Electronic Resources

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The following is a partial list of the Women and Leadership related materials available in the Thurgood Marshall Law Library. The material is listed by main entry with the title and/or author information in bold type. The Library also contains a complete set of United States Codes, Statutes at Large, Code of Federal Regulations, and the Federal Register.


The American woman, 2001-2002 : getting to the top / edited by Cynthia B. Costello and Anne J. Stone for the Women's Research & Education Insitute
New York : Norton, 2001.
General Stacks HQ1421 .A475 2001

Beyond the double bind : women and leadership / Kathleen Hall Jamieson.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
General Stacks HQ1237 .J36 1995

The Difference "Difference" Makes: Women and Leadership / Deborah L Rhode
Stanford, CA : Stanford Law and Politics, 2003.
Reading Room: HQ1237.5.U6 D54 2003

Gender, law and social justice : international perspectives. Edited by Ann Stewart.  
Imprint: London : Blackstone, 2000.
General Stacks K349.G82 2000

Gender power, leadership, and governance / edited by Georgia Duerst-Lahti and Rita Mae Kelly.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1995.
General Stacks HQ1236 .G462 1995

Pathways to leadership : an ABA road map.
Chicago, Ill.: ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, [1997]
General Stacks KF325.A6 P3 1997

Women and Leadership: The State of Play and Strategies for Change / Barbara Kellerman & Deborah L. Rhode
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2007.
Reading Room: HQ1233 .W5846 2007


The 45th session of the Commission on the Status of Women: Gender Discrimination and the AIDS Pandemic, J. Alfred. 18 New York Law School Journal of Human Rights 439-47 (2002).

Celebrating 30 years of women's rights law: a tribute to women lawyers and activists: symposium. 23 Women's Rights Law Reporter 201-53 (Summer/Fall 2002).

From the Inside Out: Reforming State and Local Prostitution Enforcement to Combat Sex Trafficking in the United States and Abroad, M. Heiges. 94 Minnesota Law Review 428-466 (2009).

Heterosexism and internalized racism among Afican Americans: the connections and considerations for African American Lesbians and bisexual women: a clinical psychological perspective, B.A. Greene. 54 Rutgers Law Review 931-57 (2002).

Leadership in Her Own Image: Valuing Women's Different Lives, P. Laufer-Ukeles. 30 Hamline Journal of Public Law & Policy 493-512 (2009).

Mitigating Gender Schemas: The Women, Leadership & Equality Program at the University of Maryland School of Law, N. Schichor. 30 Hamline Journal of Public Law & Policy 563-580 (2009).

Prescripton contraceptives: educate yourself on the discrimination you may be suffering because you work for a private educational institution, C.A. Danner. 31 Journal of Law and Education 513-22 (2002).

Social history of everyday practice: Sadie T.M. Alexander and the incorporation of black women into the American legal profession, 1925-1960, K.W. Mack. 87 Cornell Law Review 1405-74 (2002).

Something to remember, something to celebrate: women at Columbia Law School, B.A. Black. 102 Columbia Law Review 1451-68 (2002).

30 Years of women's rights litigation: an evolving constitutional standard of review, L.M. Lapidus. 23 Women's Rights Law Reporter 237-41 (Summer/Fall 2002).

Time to get on with it, R. McMillion. 88 American Bar Association Journal 66 (August 2002).

When a woman's marital status determined her legal status: a research guide on the common law doctorine of coverture, C. Zaher. 94 Law Library Journal 459 (2002).

Women and pension reform: economic insecurity and old age, L. Schmall. 35 The John Marshall Law Review 673-707 (2002).

Women and the New Corporate Governance: Pathways for Obtaining Positions of Corporate Leadership, C. A. Schipani et al. 65 Maryland Law Review 504-537 (2006).

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This page was created by Lisa Wagenheim and updated by Jason Hawkins. Last updated Feb. 25, 2013.

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