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Sexual harassment, oppression and resistance

Jacqui Halson

Sexual harassment, oppression and resistance

a feminist ethnography of some young people from Henry James school

by Jacqui Halson

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1992.

Statementby Jacqui Halson.
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Open LibraryOL19430266M

Sexual harassment behaviours range from sexual innuendo, touching, and flirtatious remarks, to clear-cut sexual assault and rape. Often these are accompanied by retaliation against the victim for reporting it. It is estimated by some that up to 60% of victims ignore sexual harassment, believing that if they complain it will only cause more harm. Street harassment is a under-researched and written about topic, particularly as far as why men harass women, how widespread the problem is, and how it intersects with other forms of oppression, such as racism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, and able-ism. Here is a compilation of existing (primarily) scholarly articles, books, research reports, and thesis on .

The secret oppression: Sexual harassment of working women [Constance Backhouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Constance Backhouse. Gender specific forms of oppression and resistance in Harriet Jacobs´s "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" - Janina Gaiser - Academic Paper - American Studies - Literature - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

Carol Hay’s Kantianism, Liberalism, & Feminism: Resisting Oppression shows that it does not have to be. Hay persuasively argues that feminism and Kantianism can influence each other dialectically and formulate an imperfect duty, out of self-respect, to resist sexual harassment in particular and sexist oppression in. The oppression and resistance of Black women created the law of sexual harassment. In the fall of , I joined the sexual harassment lawsuit called Alexander v. Yale. My political science professor sexually propositioned me. Yale’s band leader raped Ronni Alexander. Ronni’s case was dismissed. Mine was not.


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Street harassment, sexual violence, sexual harassment, gender-based violence and racism, are all acts committed by a person who in fact has no self respect. -Respect yourself by respecting others.” ― Miya Yamanouchi, Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women.

sexual harassment, in law, verbal or Sexual harassment behavior of a sexual nature, aimed at a particular person or group of people, especially in the workplace or in academic or other institutional settings, that is actionable, as in tort or under equal-opportunity statutes.

Once stereotyped as involving pressures brought by one in authority (e.g., an employer, teacher, or ranking officer).

Sexual coercion is actually the rarest form of sexual harassment, with most surveys finding that at most 6% of respondents report quid pro quo harassment (being bribed or threatened to.

Sexual violence is any type of unwanted sexual contact, ranging from sexist attitudes and actions to rape and violence can include words and actions of a sexual nature against a person's will. A person may useforce,threats,manipulation, orcoercion to commit sexual violence.

There is a social context that surrounds sexual norms that contribute to. Harassment exists on a continuum with violence, and the books reviewed here reflect this reality. As Rebecca Solnit puts it, this continuum “stretches from minor social misery to violent silencing and violent death.” While these reviews focus on sexual harassment, verbal, racial, online, and other forms of harassment appear Size: 5MB.

The book is divided into five chapters. How Hay uses this example to shed light on many of the complexities in resistance to oppression is ingenious.

Chapter 3 but it seems to me that looking to some of these interpretations may give Hay what she needs to make sense of how sexual harassment and oppression often involves situations in. "Carrie Baker's important new book shows how women changed the world, or at least the conditions of working women in the United States.

Carefully researched, clearly written, tough and smart, The Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment is an important contribution not only to the understanding of how limits on sexual harassment were enacted, interpreted, litigated. Annotation Sexual harassment in the workplace covers a wide range of conduct-all of which is illegal.

This comprehensive, practical guide shows how to identify harassment and to understand its causes in the workplace. It discusses the effect of sexual harassment as it relates to the victim, other personnel and the company. The harassment of men and the constantly changing Reviews: 1.

Law Relating to Workplace Sexual Harassment “Freedom cannot be achieved unless women have been emancipated from all forms of oppression Our endeavors must be about the liberation of the woman, the emancipation of the man and the liberty of the child.”-Nelson Mandela.

The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History by Marc Stein, NYU Press, US $, PpMayISBN Fifty years ago, inthousands of people came in the streets of New York in response to a police raid on a Greenwich Village gay bar — The Stonewall Inn.

Sinceat iPleaders, we have been working on the problem of sexual harassment at workplace in before the law was notified we knew that it will not be easy to implement it in letter and spirits.

Back in August we were already building the earliest tools to help individual employees as well as corporate India to make sense of the law and writing the Author: Ramanuj. The headline will likely read, “Claims of sexual harassment have gone too far”.

After all, that person will argue, the harassers are (overall) good. Sexual harassment of working women has been widely practiced and systematically ignored. Men’s control over women’s jobs has often made coerced sexual relations the price of women’s material survival. Considered trivial or personal, or natural and inevitable, sexual harassment has become a social institution.

Resistance and Oppression as a Self-Contained Opposite especially through sexual harassment, can shed light on how oppression is maintained or resisted. SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND THE GENDERING OF ORGANIZATIONS Sexual harassment is an expression of gender discrimination and the abuse of power (Strine, ; Taylor & Conrad, ; Wood, ).

Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, The secret oppression: Sexual harassment of working women. Toronto Macmillan of Canada. Baker, C. In Sexual harassment of women: Climate, culture, and consequences in academic sciences, engineering and medicine pp.

xxx−xxx. Washington, DC: The. Rape And Resistance: Understanding The Complexities Of Sexual Violation.

Author: Linda Martin Alcoff Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, p. Reviewer: Jan Jordan | January Presented with a book about rape and resistance, my mind went initially to images of victims fighting off attackers in self-defense, followed by pictures of women marching in protest.

The oppression and resistance of Black women created the law of sexual harassment. In the fall ofI joined the sexual harassment lawsuit called Alexander v.

Yale. My political science professor sexually propositioned me. Yale’s band leader raped Ronni Alexander. Ronni’s case was dismissed.

Mine was not. Resistance to sexual harassment emerged out of the women’s movement at the intersection of activism against employment discrimination and feminist opposition to violence against women.

The issue of sexual harassment brought together women’s workplace concerns with feminist resistance to male sexual by: It tracks the events that culminated in the publication of Constance Backhouse and Leah Cohen's The Secret Oppression: Sexual Harassment of Working Women (Toronto: Macmillan, ) and the public furor that greeted the book's arrival.

It focuses on the wider social, political, economic, and cultural context surrounding the debate over sexual Cited by: 2. Sexual harassment is a result of traditional sex role stereotypes. To pre-vent sexual harassment, traditional stereotypes of women must be re-placed with positive messages.

Parents should share household responsi-bilities, schools should eliminate sex segregation, and businesses should support women in the Size: KB. In light of the recent media coverage related to Jerry Sandusky, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and MaleSurvivor would like to remind members of the media about normal behaviors that are common for survivors of sexual abuse: Victim privacy is a basic need.

The identity of sexual abuse victims should be protected. By this logic, women could solve the problem of sexual harassment and assault with good humour, patience and a high tolerance for pain. This disagreement was quickly characterised in the media as Author: Moira Donegan.The Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment examines how a diverse grassroots social movement created public policy on sexual harassment in the s and s.

The collaboration of women from varying racial, economic, and geographic backgrounds strengthened the movement by representing the perspectives and activism of a broad range of : $