Law as a Tool for a Sexual Revolution: Israel's Prevention of Sexual Harassment Law- 1998

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Vol: 7, Issue: 2, Page: 291-332

Publication Year:
2001
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Repository URL:
https://repository.law.umich.edu/mjgl/vol7/iss2/7
Author(s):
Mor, Tzili
Tags:
Israel; Sexual harassment; Law reform; Sexual orientation; Gender and law; Women; Comparative and Foreign Law; Labor and Employment Law; Law and Gender
article description
Discussion of the newly enacted law will outline the theoretical underpinnings and their effect on the resultant version (Part III), followed by the legislative history, including the Knesset and the public debate surrounding the bill (Part IV), and the impact of that debate on the final outcome of the law (Part V). Part VI will pay particular attention to the innovative approach of the law as a whole and some of the revolutionary specific provisions within. In particular, the legislative framework will be considered in the context of a nation founded and conducted on traditional religious tenets of Judaism. Finally, an analysis of the implementation and implication of the law will encompass sociocultural factors, feasibility, and potential impact (Part VII).