103Review Essay: Dance of the Seven Constitutional Veils: Constitutional Design as Political Choice and Craft: Mechanisms of Democracy: Institutional Design Writ Small, by Adrian Vermeule. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2007. 272 pp. $50.00 . Law and the Limits of Reason, by Adrian Vermeule. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2008. 224 pp. $49.95Political Theory 38 (2): 282-290. 2010.
51Gender Justice v. The “Invisible Hand” of Gender Bias in Law and SocietyHypatia 31 (3): 668-686. 2016.How does so much gender inequality endure in an era when many laws and policies endorse principles of gender equality? This essay examines this dilemma by considering Susan Moller Okin's criticism of “false gender neutrality,” research on implicit bias, and the shifting relation of gender bias to American law. I argue that these are crucial elements of the modern cycle of gender inequality, enabling it to operate through a perverse “invisible-hand” mechanism. This framework helps convey how unde…Read more