Amy L. Wax

University of Pennsylvania Law School

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Engines of Inequality: Class, Race, and Family Structure

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 41, p. 567, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-11, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-12
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, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-12, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-11
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, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-11
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

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, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14
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

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, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-52
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, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-10, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-11
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

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

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

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

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

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, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-14
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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Pursuing Diversity: From Education to Employment

2020 U. Chi. L. Rev. Online 94 (Oct. 30, 2020), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-45
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Nov 2020
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Civil rights, Title VII, constitutional law, affirmative action, disparate-impact doctrine, labor & employment, discrimination, structural racism, workplace diversification, rightful position, remediation, equity, varied demographic profiles, race-based preferences

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Evolution and the Bounds of Human Nature

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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