IDIS 280 Sexual Harassment

IDIS 280 Sexual Harassment - Sexual Harassment Monday,...

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Possible to bring suit against a man "damaging her reputation for chastity" Generally very narrow guidelines For centuries, working women (insofar as they have worked) have been subject to sexual advances in the workplace Take control (policy, courts, etc) Find evidence 1970s, women began to share experiences, realize that sexual harassment is a systematic problem, name and define it Because men dominate in most fields, they can use "harassment" as a tool to subjugate women Sexual affairs among employees a private matter s Sexual actions taken voluntarily by women s If not, it was their fault for not conceding s Employers claim that this is not their business 1980s, define harassment as generally an abuse of power Evidence that a supervisor's sexual advances were connected to rewards or punishmnets s Employers can try to prove that they were "not unwelcome", which often leads to citing behaviors and clothing s Quid pro quo The reasonable person standard - gender neutral term, but is the standard different? s
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