Sexual harassment and the corporation in Australia and Japan: The potential for corporate governance of human rights

Parker, Christine & Wolff, Leon (2000) Sexual harassment and the corporation in Australia and Japan: The potential for corporate governance of human rights. Federal Law Review, 28(3), pp. 509-548.

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Abstract

The authors explore the legal and social undercurrents in Australia and Japan which are encouraging corporations to embrace broader social responsibilities. They consider a case study of sexual harassment and its regulation within Australian corporations, uncovering the legal and social conditions that have led to the adoption of sexual harassment policies. The authors propose a model for determining when corporate governance of sexual harassment is likely to be effective and test the model by reference to the experience of sexual harassment in Japan. They draw some conclusions about what the experience of corporate implementation of management of sexual harassment might mean for other areas of human rights.

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ID Code: 91074
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0067-205X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 Australian National University
Deposited On: 09 Dec 2015 23:43
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2015 23:43

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