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Saguy gets inside the black box of culture by showing how a piece of legal culture gets produced, disseminated, and received. Paying close attention to the discursive possibilities in the legal texts, the work is grounded in the organizational settings through which representational struggles are waged, displaying how the laws came to be as they are.

What Is Sexual Harassment?: From Capitol Hill to the Sorbonne

A rich and provocative account that will be the starting point for future discussions of sexual harassment. While norms against sexual harassment are growing deeper roots in the American workplace, accusations of sexual improprieties remain often the object of ridicule in France. Saguy's explanation of this and other differences goes beyond traditional culturalist models.

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The beauty of her analysis is to capture some of the ways in which sexuality is used to gain power in the workplace, and the role played by cultural frameworks in mediating these modalities. Drawing on a wide range of research, Saguy reveals how political and cultural differences in the two societies have implications for addressing the harm victims face.

A must read for sociologists of organizational behavior and culture, as well as lawyers and the informed public. This work will be an indispensable tool for anyone concerned with defining the concept of sexual harassment. By contrast, many universities and corporations in the United States prohibit sexual relationships across hierarchical lines and sometimes a In France, a common notion is that the shared interests of graduate students and their professors could lead to intimate sexual relations, and that regulations curtailing those relationships would be both futile and counterproductive.

By contrast, many universities and corporations in the United States prohibit sexual relationships across hierarchical lines and sometimes among coworkers, arguing that these liaisons should have no place in the workplace.

Project MUSE - What is Sexual Harassment? From Capitol Hill to the Sorbonne (review)

In this age of globalization, how do cultural and legal nuances translate? And when they differ, how are their subtleties and complexities understood?


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In comparing how sexual harassment—a concept that first emerged in —has been defined differently in France and the United States, Abigail Saguy explores not only the social problem of sexual harassment but also the broader cultural concerns of cross-national differences and similarities. Get A Copy.

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To ask other readers questions about What Is Sexual Harassment? Be the first to ask a question about What Is Sexual Harassment? About the Book In France, a common notion is that the shared interests of graduate students and their professors could lead to intimate sexual relations, and that regulations curtailing those relationships would be both futile and counterproductive.

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Reviews "An outstanding work. This book is at once an analysis of a disturbing social practice and a study in legal mobilization. Saguy gets inside the black box of culture by showing how a piece of legal culture gets produced, disseminated, and received. Paying close attention to the discursive possibilities in the legal texts, the work is grounded in the organizational settings through which representational struggles are waged, displaying how the laws came to be as they are.

A rich and provocative account that will be the starting point for future discussions of sexual harassment. While norms against sexual harassment are growing deeper roots in the American workplace, accusations of sexual improprieties remain often the object of ridicule in France. Saguy's explanation of this and other differences goes beyond traditional culturalist models.