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‘Revolt’ in France Against Sexual Harassment Hits Cultural Resistance

“There is a longstanding commitment to the notion that the French do gender relations differently — especially from prudish Americans — and that has to do with the French understanding of seduction,” said Joan Scott, Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science. “Seduction is the alternative to thinking about it as sexual harassment.”

Read more at the New York Times

Date
November 19, 2017