Injustice Frames, Legality, and the Everyday Construction of Sexual Harassment

  title={Injustice Frames, Legality, and the Everyday Construction of Sexual Harassment},
  author={Anna Marshall},
  journal={Law \&\#x0026; Social Inquiry},
  pages={659 - 689}
  • Anna Marshall
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Psychology
  • Law & Social Inquiry
This paper examines the frames that women use to understand their experience with sexual harassment. While legal frames do provide crucial guidance to women evaluating the behavior of their colleagues and supervisors, working women deployed a number of other interpretive frames when deciding whether they had been harmed by such behavior. Some of those frames emerge from feminist messages about discrimination and male abuse of power in the workplace; some emerge from management ideology that… 

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