- Title Pages
- Introduction: A Short History of Sexual Harassment
- 1 What Feminist Jurisprudence Means to Me
- 2 Perspective on Sexual Harassment Law
- 3 Alexander v. Yale University An Informal History
- 4 Eradicating Sexual Harassment in Education
- 5 The Ecology of Justice
- 6 Consensual Sex and the Limits of Harassment Law
- 7 Who Says?
- 8 Subordination and Agency in Sexual Harassment Law
- 9 Sexual Labor
- 10 Unwelcome Sex
- 11 Theories of Harassment “Because of Sex”
- 12 What's Wrong with Sexual Harassment
- 13 Sexuality Harassment
- 14 Discriminating Pleasures
- 15 <i>Gay Male Liberation Post</i> Oncale
- 16 The Rights of Remedies
- 17 Employer Liability for Sexual Harassment by Supervisors
- 18 Sex in Schools
- 19 Nooky Nation
- 20 Damages in Sexual Harassment Cases
- 21 The Speech-ing of Sexual Harassment
- 22 The Collective Injury of Sexual Harassment
- 23 Sexual Harassment and the First Amendment
- 24 The Silenced Workplace
- 25 Pornography as Sexual Harassment in Canada
- 26 Free Speech and Hostile Environments
- 27 Slavery and the Roots of Sexual Harassment
- 28 The Racism of Sexual Harassment
- 29 Coercion in At-Will Termination of Employment and Sexual Harassment
- 30 Public Rights for “Private” Wrongs
- 31 <i>Why Doesn't</i> He <i>Leave?</i>
- 32 Dignity, Respect, and Equality in Israel's Sexual Harassment Law
- 33 Dignity or Equality?
- 34 French and American Lawyers Define Sexual Harassment
- 35 Sexual Harassment in Japan
- 36 The Modesty of Mrs. Bajaj
- 37 Sexual Harassment
The Rights of Remedies
The Rights of Remedies
Collective Accountings for and Insuring Against the Harms of Sexual Harassment
- (p.247) 16 The Rights of Remedies
- Directions in Sexual Harassment Law
- Yale University Press
This chapter discusses the burden of knowing that workplaces have not yet been transformed to understand that all persons within are equally dignified and entitled workers, even despite the powerful insights, the scores of lawsuits and complaints, and the many regulations promulgated by governments and private entities. Commentators have raised concerns that judges and juries impose too exacting or the wrong standards for liability, and that they fail to recognize when plaintiffs have met their burdens. The massive investment of time and resources by individuals and institutions that both the lawsuits and the regulations represent has not yet shielded others from having to attempt anew to reduce inequality in workplaces. Other developments of the last two decades have also raised new challenges for those concerned about equality at work.
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