Joan C. Williams

University of California Hastings College of the Law

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Joan C. Williams is a distinguished professor of law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law and director of its Center for WorkLife Law. She is author of  What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know and  White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America.

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