Amy L. Wax

University of Pennsylvania Law School

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Engines of Inequality: Class, Race, and Family Structure

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 41, p. 567, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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marriage, divorce, family structure, social class, income, education, race, economic conditions, cultural disparities, social and economic inequality, disparities between groups, average differences between groups

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Disparate Impact Realism

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 621, 2011
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2012
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Employment Discrimination, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Anti-Discrimination Law, Disparate Impact, Screening Criteria, Aptitude, Business Necessity, Selectivity in Hiring

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Diverging Family Structure and 'Rational' Behavior: The Decline in Marriage as a Disorder of Choice

Penn Law Public Law Research Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2010
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Decline of Matrimony, Social Change and Deterioration, Family Structure, Reproductive Choice and Behavior, Demographic Change in Families, Childbearing out of Wedlock, Childrearing, Rational Choice, Sexual Norms, Normative Deregulation of Sex, Birth Control, Individualistic Behavior

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Rethinking Welfare Rights: Reciprocity Norms, Reactive Attitudes, and the Political Economy of Welfare Reform

University of Virginia School of Law, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 00-7
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Feb 2000
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Stereotype Threat: A Case of Overclaim Syndrome?

THE SCIENCE ON WOMEN AND SCIENCE, Christina Hoff Sommers, ed., American Enterprise Institute, 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2010
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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gender, race, inequality, education, Brain Overclaim Syndrome, neuroscience, criminal responsibility, stereotype threat, standardized tests, disparities in academic performance, research methodology

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Social Welfare, Human Dignity, and the Puzzle of What We Owe Each Other

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Work-based welfare reform, social welfare, economic dependency, fostering self-sufficiency

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The Poverty of the Neuroscience of Poverty: Policy Payoff or False Promise?

Jurimetrics, Vol. 57, P. 239, 2017
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Poverty, neuroscience, behavioral science, brain scans, cognition, poverty as a disability, alleviating social deprivation, causation, policies to aid the disadvantaged, social inequality

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The Discriminating Mind: Define it, Prove it

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 40, Pg. 979, 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2009
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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unconscious discrimination, disparate treatment, disparities between groups, supply side disparities, category-neutral criteria, average differences between groups

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A Reciprocal Welfare Program

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 May 2001
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Something for Nothing: Liberal Justice and Welfare Work Requirements

U of Penn Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-11
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 08 Jul 2002
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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welfare economics, welfare reform, welfare work requirements, unconditional benefits, liberal justice, liberal egalitarian theory

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Expressive Law and Oppressive Norms

As published in Virginia Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 1731-1779, 2000 (UVA Law School, Law-Economics RPS Version)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Dec 2000
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Expressive Law and Oppressive Norms

As published in Virginia Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 1731-1779, 2000
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Aug 2001
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Disability, Reciprocity, and 'Real Efficiency': A Unified Approach

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Dec 2002
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Disability, Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, ADA and efficiency, ADA and cost-effectiveness, disability and employment

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Diverging Destinies Redux

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 112, P. 925, 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Charles Murray, Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010, social geography, demographics, class, residential segregation, virtue, cognitive elite, education, meritocracy, culture

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Evolution and the Bounds of Human Nature

Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Dec 2003
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Evolutionary analysis of behavior, evolutionary models of human development

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Discrimination as Accident

Posted: 30 Aug 1998
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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