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Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment

Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0521704946

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ISBN13: 978-0521704946
ISBN10: 0521704944

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2008
International: No

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Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0521704946

Carrie N. Baker

ISBN13: 978-0521704946
ISBN10: 0521704944

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

The Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment examines the diverse grassroots social movement that created public policy on sexual harassment. Based on interviews and voluminous original research, this book is the first to show how the movement against sexual harassment fundamentally changed American life.

Table of Contents

Introduction: enter at your own risk;
Part I. Raising the Issue of Sexual Harassment: 1. Articulating the wrong: resistance to sexual harassment in the early 1970s; 2. Speaking out: collective action against sexual harassment in the mid-1970s; 3. A winning strategy: early legal victories against sexual harassment;
Part II. Growth of a Movement Against Sexual Harassment: 4. Blue-collar workers and the hostile environment of sexual harassment; 5. Expansion of the movement in the late 1970s: activism, theory, and the media;
Part III. The Movement's Influence on Public Policy: 6. Government policy develops; 7. Fighting the backlash: feminist activism in the 1980s; 8. Legal victory: the Supreme Court and beyond; Conclusion: entering the mainstream.

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