Studies in law and politics (New York, N.Y.) ; vol. 6.
This work traces the historical and legal developments surrounding the public awareness of sexual harassment in the United States. The book looks at the issue from a theoretical perspective, analyzes relevant Supreme Court decisions, and discusses the reactions to the testimony of Anita Hill. It further examines sexual harassment in academic settings and the special issues that relate to sexual misconduct in the military. After considering the nexus between sexual harassment and politics, the book concludes with thoughts on the lasting impact of the #MeToo movement.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Introduction Patriarchy and Sexual Harassment The Supreme Court Discovers Sexual Harassment The Supreme Court Revisits Sexual Harassment Sexual Harassment as a Television Drama: The Story of Anita Hill Sexual Harassment in the Groves of Academe Sexual Harassment in the Hostile Military Environment Politics, Politicians, and Sexual Harassment Sexual Harassment Then, Now, and After #MeToo.
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Mary Welek Atwell is Professor Emerita of Criminal Justice at Radford University in Virginia. She holds a PhD from Saint Louis University and is the author of four other books.
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Online resource; title from title screen (ProQuest, viewed August 17, 2020)
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