ISBN: 0316988162 / ISBN-13: 9780316988162
Cases and materials on employment discrimination
This exceptionally cohesive casebook earned its best-selling status by introducing and adhering to rigorous conceptual structure for the study of all ... Show synopsis This exceptionally cohesive casebook earned its best-selling status by introducing and adhering to rigorous conceptual structure for the study of all aspects of Employment Discrimination. Its hallmark is its integration of the statutes and developing precedents with a wide array of theoretical perspectives The Sixth Edition seamlessly incorporates important new material into that successful foundation. To increase classroom effectiveness, the casebook: - draws on the expertise of its authors, all of whom are prolific scholars and highly regarded in the field - enhances Supreme Court and lower court cases with scholarly perspectives, elaborate notes, and rich problems - provides the tools for understanding how discrimination is defined and how it is proven in the course of litigation - offers broad coverage, including race, sex, age, gender, religion, and disability - probes the bases for legal regulation of the employment relationship - is augmented by a 2003 Statutory SupplementNew material in the Sixth Edition includes: - rewritten chapter on disability discrimination to reflect new Supreme Court decisions - expanded treatment of alternate dispute resolution, in light of the explosive growth in the area - integration of EEOC v. Joe's Stone Crab into the interrelationship of the theories chapter - in-depth analysis of the implications of Boy Scouts of America v. Dale for limiting the effectiveness of the antidiscrimination statutes - simplification of the continuing violation material in the wake of Amtrak v. Morgan - major cases from the most recent Supreme Court term, including redefinition of "disability" in Williams v. Toyota, reasonableaccommodation and seniority systems in Barnett v. U.S. Airways, the "direct threat" defense in Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Echazabel, and the Supreme Court's first Family Medical Leave Act case - important Supreme Court cases from previous terms, such as Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Products, Inc., Clark County School District v. Breeden and Circuit City Stores, Inc. v. Adams - updated Teacher's Manual, with a transition guide and sample syllabiTo help your students understand the concepts, procedures, and practical applications of Employment Discrimination law, turn to the casebook that set the standard of quality for the subject--Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination.
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