Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

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div When it was published twenty-five years ago, Catharine MacKinnona€™s pathbreaking work Sexual Harassment of Working Women had a major impact on the development of sexual harassment law. The U.S. Supreme Court accepted her theory of sexual harassment in 1986. Here MacKinnon collaborates with eminent authorities to appraise what has been accomplished in the field and what still needs to be done. An introductory essay by Reva Siegel considers how sexual harassment came to be regulated as sex discrimination. Contributors discuss how law can best address sexual harassment; the importance and definition of consent and unwelcomeness; issues of same-sex harassment; questions of institutional responsibility for sexual harassment in both employment and education settings; considerations of freedom of speech; effects of sexual harassment doctrine on gender and racial justice; and transnational approaches to the problem. An afterword by MacKinnon assesses the changes wrought by sexual harassment law in the past quarter century. /DIVThat is not to suggest that sexual harassment procedures are inappropriate responses to any speech implicating First ... Clearer guidance on the scope of appropriate complaints is essential both to protect academic freedom and to preserveanbsp;...

Title:Directions in Sexual Harassment Law
Author:Catharine A. MacKinnon, Reva B. Siegel
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2008-10-01


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