Examines the implementation of the rights revolution, bringing together a distinguished group of political scientists and legal scholars who study the roles of agencies and courts in shaping the enforcement of civil rights statutes.
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Reassessing the rights revolution / Lynda G. Dodd Approaches to enforcing the rights revolution: private civil rights litigation and the American bureaucracy / Quinn Mulroy Mobilizing rights at the agency level: the first interpretations of Title VII's sex provision / Jennifer Woodward Motivating litigants to enforce public goods: evidence from employment, housing, and voting discrimination policy / Paul Gardner Regulatory rights: civil rights agencies, courts, and the entrenchment of language rights / Ming Hsu Chen Sexual harassment and the evolving civil rights state / R. Shep Melnick The civil rights template and the Americans with Disabilities Act: a sociolegal perspective on the promise and limits of individual rights / Thomas F. Burke and Jeb Barnes Retrenching civil rights litigation: why the court succeeded where Congress failed / Stephen B. Burbank and Sean Farhang The contours of the Supreme Court's civil rights counterrevolution / Lynda G. Dodd Constraining aid, retrenching access: legal services after the rights revolution / Sarah Staszak Rationalizing rights: political control of litigation / David Freeman Engstrom The future of private enforcement of civil rights / Lynda G. Dodd.
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