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Fun and Games at Work

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Sexual Harassment at Work
Is it just ‘fun and games’?
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1982

Not a bad book, but unfortunately, the cover absolutely negates the seriousness of the writing (and the topic for that matter). I am sure someone in an editorial meeting thought that made the topic “sexy”.  This was a British publication, however, the situations are pretty universal to any type of employment situation. I will defer to our Brits on knowledge of the law on this in Britain, but for Americans, this was still a decade before Anita Hill’s testimony pushed this topic into the forefront. Evidently, some people just don’t learn. I’m looking at you: Mr.President, Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, etc.

Mary

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Corporate Attractions

corporate attractions coverCorporate Attractions: The New Sexual Rules for Men and Women on the Job
Neville
1990

Submitter: This book was an excellent purchase for 1990. It takes the reader through what to do and what not to do from the authors own experience filing a sexual harassment claim. An updated book with current laws {god I hope they have been updated since the 90’s}, and dealing with online harassment would be a great replacement.

Holly: It has typos and grammatical errors (“Who’s harassing who?,” “Why do woman fear sexual harassment?”) and it spouts labor statistics from the 90s. Reason enough to replace it, I’d say. Picture the reference transaction from the patron’s point of view. They’re already stressed out and you give them this? Thanks for nothing.

 

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DIY Sexual Harassment

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Everything You Need to Know About Sexual Harassment
Bouchard
1990, 1997

Submitter: Apparently, judging from the cover and pictures included in this Sexual Harassment book, this is a How-To manual.

Holly: It doesn’t even matter which edition this is – they’re both too old!  They won’t include online harassment, for one thing. That cover is totally creepy, too!

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