Sexual Harassment: Performances of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

  title={Sexual Harassment: Performances of Gender, Sexuality, and Power},
  author={Virginia Sapiro},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  pages={1053 - 1066}
  • V. Sapiro
  • Published 23 November 2018
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on Politics
S exual harassment in schools and workplaces is a venerable phenomenon. It is impossible to imagine documenting the first time a male boss persistently made a female worker feel uncomfortable on the job because he habitually made sexually suggestive comments, leered at her, or touched her in a presumptuous and sexually suggestive manner. We do not know the first time a male boss forced a female worker to be sexually compliant in order to keep her job or protect her wages or other working… 
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