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Description - The Politics of Sexual Harassment by Kathrin S. Zippel

Sexual harassment, in particular in the workplace, is a controversial topic which often makes headline news. What accounts for the cross-national variation in laws, employer policies, and implementation of policies dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace? Why was the United States on the forefront of policy and legal solutions, and how did this affect politicization of sexual harassment in the European Union and its member states? Exploring the way sexual harassment has become a global issue, Kathrin Zippel draws on theories of comparative feminist policy, gender and welfare state regimes, and social movements to explore the distinct paths that the United States, the European Union and its member states, specifically Germany, have embarked on to address the issue. This comparison provides invaluable insights on the role of transnational movements in combatting sexual harassment, and on future efforts to implement the European Union Directive of 2002.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521609944
ISBN-10: 0521609941
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 274
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kathrin S. Zippel

Kathrin S. Zippel is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Northeastern University, Boston. She is also a visiting Assistant Professor in Social Studies at Harvard University.

Books By Kathrin S. Zippel

Politics of Sexual Harassment by Kathrin S. Zippel
Hardback, February 2006
$135.00