Beyond Foucault: Toward a user‐centered approach to sexual harassment policy

  title={Beyond Foucault: Toward a user‐centered approach to sexual harassment policy},
  author={Frances J. Ranney},
  journal={Technical Communication Quarterly},
  pages={28 - 9}
Our current national policy regarding sexual harassment, expressed through legal, economic, and popular discourses, exemplifies the Foucauldian paradigm in its attempt to regulate sexuality through seemingly authorless texts. Arguing that regulation through such “discursive technologies”; need not lead to the effects of domination that Foucault recognized, I propose a user‐centered approach to policy drafting that values the knowledge of workers as users and makers of workplace policy. 
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