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" Differentiated by these matters from the other sex, she is properly placed in a class by herself, and legislation designed for her protection may be sustained, even when like legislation is not necessary for men, and could not be sustained. "
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Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History

Rogers M. Smith - 1997 - 719 pages
..."self-reliance." No matter how equal her legal status, woman was destined to be "dependent upon man," and so laws "designed for her protection may be sustained, even...legislation is not necessary for men, and could not be sustained."165 In so writing, Brewer transformed the discussion of women's physical capabilities in...
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White Women's Rights: The Racial Origins of Feminism in the United States

Louise Michele Newman - 1999 - 272 pages
...has been looked upon in the courts as needing especial care that her rights may be preserved. . . . Differentiated by these matters from the other sex,...not necessary for men, and could not be sustained." Mutter v Oregon 208 US 412. Maximum-hour legislation could not be easily enforced, however, if women...
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Distant Horizon: Documents from the Nineteenth-century American West

Gary Noy - 1999 - 467 pages
...the viewpoint of the effort to maintain an independent position of life, she is not upon an equality. Differentiated by these matters from the other sex,...not necessary for men, and could not be sustained. . . . The limitations which this statute places upon her right to agree with her employer as to the...
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The Fall and Rise of Freedom of Contract

F. H. Buckley - 1999 - 461 pages
...working conditions of women was a legitimate form of legal protectionism, Justice Brewer openly declared: "Differentiated by these matters from the other sex,...not necessary for men and could not be sustained. "49 The Court's singling out of women as a class in need of protective labor legislation was, in many...
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White Women's Rights: The Racial Origins of Feminism in the United States

Louise Michele Newman - 1999 - 261 pages
...needing especial care that her rights may be preserved. . . . Differentiated by these matters trom the other sex, she is properly placed in a class by...not necessary for men, and could not be sustained." Muller v Oregon 208 US 412. Maximum-hour legislation could not be easily enforced, however, if women...
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Capital, Labor, and State: The Battle for American Labor Markets from the ...

David Brian Robertson - 2000 - 297 pages
...justified women's hour restriction. The Court agreed unanimously. The female, concluded the majority, "is properly placed in a class by herself, and legislation...not necessary for men and could not be sustained." The husbandry of motherhood and women's reproductive capacity were of critical importance to the Court:...
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Law in the Western United States

Gordon Morris Bakken - 2000 - 560 pages
...woman has always been dependent upon man. . . . she is not an equal competitor with her brother. . . . Differentiated by these matters from the other sex,...legislation designed for her protection may be sustained. . . . The two sexes differ in structure of body, in the functions to be performed by each, in the amount...
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Sexual Politics

Kate Millett - 2000 - 397 pages
...and attention.37 . . . History discloses the fact that woman has always been dependent on man . . . Differentiated by these matters from the other sex,...she is properly placed in a class by herself, and sustained even when like legislation is not necessary for men and could not be sustained. It is impossible...
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Constituting Workers, Protecting Women: Gender, Law and Labor in the ...

Julie Novkov - 2009 - 336 pages
...statutes addressing women's work, the laborer herself was the significant factor. The justices explained, "Differentiated by these matters from the other sex,...not necessary for men, and could not be sustained" (Muller v. Oregon, 422). Here and in its explicit statement that its decision in no way raised questions...
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Supreme Court Cases on Gender and Sexual Equality, 1787-2001

United States. Supreme Court, Christopher A. Anzalone - 2002 - 707 pages
...the viewpoint of the effort to maintain an independent position in life, she is not upon an equality. Differentiated by these matters from the other sex,...not necessary for men, and could not be sustained. It is impossible to close one's eyes to the fact that she still looks to her brother and depends upon...
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