THE #METOO SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN, SEXUALIZED FORMS OF MALE CONTROL, AND THE FAILURE OF CURRENT LAW TO CURB GENDERED HARASSMENT AND MISCONDUCT IN THE WORKPLACE Cover Image
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THE #METOO SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN, SEXUALIZED FORMS OF MALE CONTROL, AND THE FAILURE OF CURRENT LAW TO CURB GENDERED HARASSMENT AND MISCONDUCT IN THE WORKPLACE
THE #METOO SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN, SEXUALIZED FORMS OF MALE CONTROL, AND THE FAILURE OF CURRENT LAW TO CURB GENDERED HARASSMENT AND MISCONDUCT IN THE WORKPLACE

Author(s): CHERYL GROUCUTT, Marek Vochozka, Pavol Kral
Subject(s): Gender Studies, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Media studies, Labor relations, Studies in violence and power
Published by: Addleton Academic Publishers
Keywords: #MeToo campaign; male control; gendered harassment; workplace misconduct;

Summary/Abstract: Using and replicating data from Abacus Data, Bucknell Institute for Public Policy, ESDC, Ipsos, Pew Research Center, Statista, Statistics Canada, and YouGov, we performed analyses and made estimates regarding share agreeing that sexual harassment is the biggest issue facing women, perceived offensiveness of sexualized or discriminatory behaviors seen, heard, or experienced, percentage who claim that, in the future, the #MeToo movement will (not) lead to workplaces creating stricter definitions of sexual harassment, and top risk factors for sexual violence (lack of institutional support for victims, adherence to traditional gender role norms in the workplace, lack of employment opportunities, weak sanctions against violence perpetrators, and weak policies related to sexual violence and gender equity).

  • Issue Year: 10/2018
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 86-92
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: English