Journal Entry Name of the Student Name of the University Course How family law is gender biased and disadvantageous to both men and women In reality gender-neutral laws breed inequality. Similarly the treatment of men as equal to women also results in inequality as well (Stevenson Betsey 2007). For instance in the case of paying alimony if the law leans towards gender inequality it may be disadvantages to women as women tend to be more economically disadvantaged. Family laws which deal with cases of family relationships divorce among others can sometimes be disadvantageous to both genders. Indeed some fathers in the United States have just been reduced it could not meet the required state majority. Chances of ERA being ratified in the near future are high because new interest has cropped up with advocates doing the necessary amendments from the grassroots’ level (Cott Nancy F 2002). If the House of Representatives vote the law then it would mean that awareness about the equal rights would be aired. Reference Cott Nancy F. Public Vows: A history of marriage and the nation. Harvard Univ Pr 2002. Matter When Do Movements. "Equal Rights Amendment." American Sociological Review 69.4 (2004): 473-497. Stevenson Betsey. "Title IX and the evolution of high school sports." Contemporary Economic Policy 25.4 (2007): 486-505. [...]
Demonstrate how the law, especially family law, is gender biased and how this is disadvantageous to both men and women. Compare the arguments about the marketplace that defend or attack comparable worth’s efforts to reduce gender differences in employment and earnings. From your knowledge of the impact of gender on workplace roles, which has the stronger argument? What have been the successes and problems associated Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 in regard to females? How have men also been impacted by this legislation? Given the fact that most people support the Equal Rights Amendment, why was it defeated? Based on this discussion, what are the chances of ERA being ratified in the near future?