Anna Coote (review date 14 December 1979)
SOURCE: Coote, Anna. “Would You Mind?” New Statesman 98, no. 2543 (14 December 1979): 946-47.
[In the following excerpt, Coote asserts that in Sexual Harassment of Working Women, “MacKinnon's legal analysis gives us some unexpected insights into the complexities of sex discrimination; and her study of sexual harassment provides a useful discipline for examining the law.”]
It isn't easy to get people to take sexual harassment seriously as a problem that besets women at work. (‘Do you get harassed?’ ‘I should be so lucky!’) After all, what is wrong with a bit of horseplay in the office? A girl looks attractive, her boss makes a pass. He's...
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