Sexual Harassment: An Introduction to the Conceptual and Ethical Issues

Sexual Harassment: An Introduction to the Conceptual and Ethical Issues

by Keith Dromm

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554810109
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 03/30/2012
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Keith Dromm is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1: What Is Sexual Harassment?

  • History and Public Awareness of Sexual Harassment
    Defining the Term
    Applying the Term
    Summary

Chapter 2: What Is Wrong with Sexual Harassment?

  • Sexual Harassment as Wrongful Communication
    Sexual Harassment as Discrimination
    Sexual Harassment and the At-Will Doctrine
    Summary

Chapter 3: Where Can Sexual Harassment Occur?

  • Sexual Harassment in the Professions
    Power and Coercion
    Coercion in the Professions
    Sexual Harassment in Public
    Power and Sexual Harassment
    Summary

Chapter 3: Where Can Sexual Harassment Occur?

  • Sexual Harassment in the Professions
    Power and Coercion
    Coercion in the Professions
    Sexual Harassment in Public
    Power and Sexual Harassment
    Summary

Chapter 4: How Can Sexual Harassment Occur?

  • Consensual Relationships
    Love and Prohibited Relationships
    Types of Threat
    Context and Coercion
    Relationships between Faculty and Students
    Self-Assessments and the Judgments of Others
    Summary

Conclusion: How Do We Prevent Sexual Harassment? Five Recommendations

  1. Understand Sexual Harassment
  2. Develop and Implement Sexual Harassment Initiatives
  3. Advocate for Changes in the Law
  4. Understand the Difficulties in Assessing Consent
  5. Appreciate Sexual Harassment as a Serious, Pervasive Harm

Appendix A: Legal Definitions of Sexual Harassment

Appendix B: Websites

Appendix C: Sexual Harassment in Film and Television

Glossary

References

Index

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