Nancy E. Dowd

University of Florida - Levin College of Law

Professor of Law; David H. Levin Chair in Family Law; Director, Center on Children & Families

P.O. Box 117625

Gainesville, FL 32611-7625

United States

http://www.law.ufl.edu/faculty/nancy-e-dowd

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Masculinities and Feminist Legal Theory: An Antiessentialist Project

Wisconsin Women's Law Journal, Vol. 13, 2009, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 2008-05
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2008
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 362 (56,906)

Abstract:

feminist theory, masculinities, critical theory

2.

Feminist Legal Theory Meets Masculinities Theory

MASCULINITIES AND LAW: A MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPROACH, Frank Rudy Cooper and Ann C. McGinley, eds., New York University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Feb 2011
Nancy Levit, Nancy E. Dowd and Ann McGinley
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Florida - Levin College of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 142 (137,542)

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Masculinities, Feminism, Feminist Legal Theory, Gender Analysis, Gender Hierarchy, Gender Policing

Bridging the Work/Family Divide: Implications of a Broader Sex Discrimination Analysis for Men's Work/Family Issues

67 Fla. L. Rev. Forum 122 (2016), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 16-42
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Bridging the Work/Family Divide: Implications of a Broader Sex Discrimination Analysis for Men's Work/Family Issues

67 Fla. L. Rev. Forum 118 (2016)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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4.

Fatherhood and Equality: Reconfiguring Masculinities

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 84 (211,224)

Abstract:

fathers, fatherhood, work and family, masculinities, gender, parenthood

5.

Unfinished Equality: The Case of Black Boys

2 Ind. J.L. & Soc. Equality 36 (2013).
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

social justice, race, inequality, equality, stereotypes, race relations, black boys, African-American, race and justice,

6.

Panel Two: Who's Minding the Baby?

American University Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2000, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-111, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-111
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Nov 2012
George Washington University - Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Levin College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abstract:

race, class, feminism, children, work-life balance

7.

Parentage at Birth: Birthfathers and Social Fatherhood

14 Wm & Mary Bill Rts. J. 909 (2006)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jan 2013
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

parenting, fathers, family law

8.

John Moore Jr.: Moore v City of East Cleveland and Children's Constitutional Arguments

85 Fordham L. Rev. 2603 (2017) , Symposium issue on Moore v. City of East Cleveland, Forthcoming, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

Moore v. City of East Cleveland, children's rights, equality

9.

Straight Out of Compton: Developmental Equality and a Critique of the Compton School Litigation

45 Capital University Law Review 199 (2017), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 16-28
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNCRC, childhood development, developmental equality, Peter P., et al. v. Compton Unified School District, race, gender, equality, Adverse Childhood Experiences, ACEs, neuroscience

10.

Black Boys Matter: Developmental Equality

45 Hofstra L. Rev. 47 (2016) , University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

race, civil rights, African American boys, gender, family law

11.

Work and Family: Restructuring the Workplace

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 431, 1990, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper
Posted: 10 Nov 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law

Abstract:

workplace, women, gender roles, family, degenderization

12.

Stigmatizing Single Parents

18 Harv. Women's L.J. 19 (1995), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

Family structures, stigmatization, legal system, social policy

13.

Work and Family: The Gender Paradox and the Limitations of Discrimination Analysis in Restructuring the Workplace

Harvard Civil Rights- Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), Vol. 24, No. 79, 1989, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Citation 3

Abstract:

work-family issues, gender paradox, workplace structure, discrimination analysis

14.

(Book Review) Family Law and Gender Bias: Comparative Perspectives, Volume 4 of International Review of Comparative Public Policy

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 163, 1994, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

family law, gender bias, comparative, international

15.

From Genes, Marriage and Money to Nurture: Redefining Fatherhood

Cardozo Women's Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 132, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

fatherhood, genetics, family law, nurture, redefined fatherhood, parenting, legitimacy

16.

Envisioning Work and Family: A Critical Perspective on International Models

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 24, 1989
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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17.

The Metamorphosis of Comparable Worth

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 833, 1986
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

Comparable worth, comparable worth litigation, Gunther, Washington State, American Nurses Association, Bazemore, discrimination, wage discrimination, Equal Pay Act, EPA, Title VII, disparate treatment, disparate impact, market wage rate

18.

Women's, Men's and Children's Equalities: Some Reflections and Uncertainties

Southern California Review of Law and Women's Studies, Vol. 6, p. 587, 1997
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Edward J. McCaffery, Taxing Women, gender equality, gender and wages, gender-specific tax reform

19.

Foreword: A Dedication to Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

20 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 5 (2009)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

family law, family social policy, family norms, family forms, Convention of the Rights of the Child, parental care, collaborative model, collaborative law, collaborative family law

20.

Family Values and Valuing Family: A Blueprint for Family Leave

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 30, p. 335, 1993
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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21.

Multiple Parents/Multiple Fathers

9 J.L. & Fam. Stud. 231 (2007)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

family law, channelling function, social institutions, parental rights

22.

A Developmental Equality Model for the Best Interests of Children

Forthcoming chapter in Elaine E Sutherland & Lesley-Anne Barnes Macfarlane (editors), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Best Interests, Welfare and Well-being (Cambridge University Press, 2016), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper
Posted: 02 Oct 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law

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23.

Fifty Years in Family Law: Essays for Stephen Cretney

46 Family Law Quarterly 631 (2013)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Stephen Cretney, British family law, Fifty Years in Family Law: Essays for Stephen Cretney, Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A history

24.

Sperm, Testosterone, Masculinities and Fatherhood

13 Nev. L.J. 438 (2013)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

masculinities, fatherhood

25.

Fathers and the Supreme Court: Founding Fathers and Nurturing Fathers

54 Emory L.J. 1271 (2005)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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26.

The 'F' Factor: Fineman as Method and Substance

59 Emory L.J. 1191 (2010)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Feminist legal theory, queer legal theory, F factor, uncomfortable conversation, woman, family law

27.

Maternity Leave: Taking Sex Differences into Account

54 Fordham L. Rev. 699 (1986)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Citation 1

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maternity leave, family leave, employment law, gender, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

28.

Diversity Matters: Race, Gender and Ethnicity in Legal Education

5 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 12 (2003)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd and Kenneth B. Nunn
University of Florida - Levin College of Law and University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Legal education, diversity in education, Grutter v. Bollinger

29.

Book Review: A Feminist Analysis of Adoption

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 107, p. 913, 1994, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Abstract:

feminism, adoption

30.

(Re)Constructing the Framework of Work/Family

16 Wash. & Lee J. Civil Rts. & Soc. Just. 331 (2010)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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work framework, family framework, work-family conflict, family-work conflict, traditional family model, work and family, work and marriage, family and marriage, family law, class inequalities, family equality norms, reconstruction of family framework

31.

Liberty vs. Equality: In Defense of Privileged White Males

34 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 429 (1993) (reviewing RICHARD A. EPSTEIN, FORBIDDEN GROUNDS: THE CASE AGAINST EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAWS (1992))
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Equality, justice, liberty, discrimination, employment discrimination law, rational discrimination, race discrimination, sex discrimination, women, minorities, antidiscrimination, libertarianism, civil rights, affirmative action

32.

Boys, Masculinities and Juvenile Justice

6 J. Korean L. 2 (2006-2007)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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juvenile justice, masculinities, gender, feminism

33.

The Test of Employee Status: Economic Relations and Title VII

26 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 75 (1984)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Employee Rights, Employment Discrimination

34.

Asking the Man Question: Masculinities Analysis and Feminist Theory

33 Harv. J.L. & Gender 415 (2010)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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masculinities, gender, men, feminism

35.

Law, Culture, and Family: The Transformative Power of Culture and the Limits of Law

78 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 785 (2003)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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36.

What Men?: The Essentialist Error of the 'End of Men'

93 B.U. L. Rev. 1205 (2013)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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The End of Men, black boys, essentialism, gender, men, feminism

37.

Race, Gender, and Work/Family Policy

15 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 219 (2004)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Nancy E. Dowd
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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FMLA, family medical leave act, race, gender, work/family policy