Telling stories out of court narratives about women and workplace discrimination

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sex discrimination against women -- United States,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- United States,
  • Sexual harassment of women -- United States

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Statementedited by Ruth O"Brien ; foreword by Liza Featherstone.
ContributionsO"Brien, Ruth, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6060.5.U5 T45 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16700109M
ISBN 109780801445309, 9780801473579
LC Control Number2008012058

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Telling Stories Out of Court reaches readers on both an intellectual and an emotional level, helping them to think about, feel, and share the experiences of women who have faced sexism and discrimination at work.

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