ERIC Number: ED462025
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Sexual Harassment as an Ethical Issue in Academic Life. Issues in Academic Ethics.
Francis, Leslie Pickering
This book provides a full examination of sexual harassment as an ethical issue in education. It considers issues raised by the definition, understanding, and regulation of campus sexual harassment and addresses the arguments that regulation may conflict with academic freedom and choice in relationships. Part 1 contains these chapters: (1) "Sexual Harassment: The Issues"; (2) "The Roles of Education, Expression, and Freedom"; (3) "Sexual Harassment in the Law"; (4) "Sexual Harassment as a Moral Wrong: Assaults, Threats, and Offers"; (5) "The Wrongs of Sexual Harassment: Seductive Behavior and Gender Harassment"; (6) "Consensual Sex on Campus"; and (7) "Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures." Part 2 contains writings about sexual harassment from diverse perspectives. The chapters of part 2 are: (8) "Sexual Harassment of Working Women: A Case of Sex Discrimination" (Catherine A. MacKinnon); (9) "The Lecherous Professor" (Billie Dziech and Linda Weiner); (10) "Sexual Harassment: Offers and Coercion" (Nancy Tuana); (11) "Sexual Harassment as Sex Discrimination: A Defective Paradigm" (Ellen Frankel Paul); (12) "A Feminist Definition of Sexual Harassment" (Anita M. Superson); (13) "Sexual Harassment and the University" (Robert L. Holmes); (14) "Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment" (Jane Gallop); (15) "Reconciling Rapture, Representation, and Responsibility: An Argument against Per Se Bans on Attorney-Client Sex" (Linda Fitts Mischler); (16) "Exploited Consent" (David Archard); and (17) "Illustrative Policies." (Contains 267 endnotes and 125 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, College Students, Definitions, Educational Policy, Ethics, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706 (paperback: ISBN-0-8476-8171-8, $21.95, hardcover: ISBN-0-8476-8170-X, $73.50). Tel: 800-462-6420 (Toll Free); Fax: 301-459-2118; Web site: http://www.rowmanlittlefield.com.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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