Mackinnon, Catharine A.
Title SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WORKING WOMEN: A CASE OF SEX DISCRIMINATION (YALE FASTBACK SERIES) (PAPERBACK) (New Copy with a Very Tiny Fault)
Book Condition Near Fine
Publisher New Haven Yale University Press 1979
0300022999 / 9780300022995
Seller ID 8535
New copy, unopened and unread, which has a slight exterior scratch. Description : xiv, 312 p. ; 22 cm. Review : A comprehensive legal theory is needed to prevent the persistence of sexual harassment. Although requiring sexual favors as a quid pro quo for job retention or advancement clearly is unjust, the task of translating that obvious statement into legal theory is difficult. To do so, one must define sexual harassment and decide what the law’s role in addressing harassment claims should be. In Sexual Harassment of Working Women, ’ Catharine Mac-Kinnon attempts all of this and more. In making a strong case that sexual harassment is sex discrimination and that a legal remedy should be available for it, the book proposes a new standard for evaluating all practices claimed to be discriminatory on the basis of sex. Although MacKinnon’s "inequality" theory is flawed and its implications are not considered sufficiently, her formulation of it makes the book a significant contribution to the literature of sex disc