Document Type

Article

Abstract

This is a paper about the power of certain, often reductive, mythologies (with both descriptive and normative aspects) in the development of legal doctrine relating to women receiving welfare and women in paid labor, and how in these contexts mythic thinking has contributed to gender oppression.

Date of Authorship for this Version

1-1-1996

Keywords

women workers, women receiving welfare, Labor and Employment Law, Women

Original Citation

Originally published in UCLA Women's Law Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 457-540, Spring 1996.

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