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Author HEALEY, Justin (ed)

Title Sex discrimination / editor: Justin Healey
Published Rozelle, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2001


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Description 44 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Series Issues in society ; v. 144
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 144
Contents Chapter 1. Sex Discrimination and the Law: Sex discrimination: A guide to the Sex Discrimination Act; What is equal opportunity?; Women hail 15-year path to equality; Getting to know the Sex Discrimination Act; Sexual harassment - a guide to the Sex Discrimination Act; Sexual harassment; Milestones for women; Gender equality, peace and development for the 21st century; Discriminators weave a tangled web; The fading vision of human rights pioneers; Discrimination treaty falls short of becoming law after Australia denies support. -- Chapter 2. Sex Discrimination in Society: Still more toys for boys in top jobs; For women the gender gap doesn't pay; Women still can't crack glass ceiling; Avoid corporate rot with more women at the top; A drink after work, Mr Jones?; If you feel you are a victim of sexual harassment; Male midwife gets $19,000 for job undelivered; Australia fails its women, UN told; Keep pushing ... we're almost there; Motherhood? It's a child's life; Judge charges the powerful: men fear equality of the sexes; Gaudron enlivens equality debate; Parliament guilty of sexism: senator; A long way from equal where it matters; Older, wiser yet invisible; Gender equity at cutting edge; Port-again ads reflect lack of equal rights; Ad standards bureau a 'toothless tiger' on sex; Mixed blessings for church women; Women muster for priesthood push
Summary Gender inequality still exists in Australia despite major changes in society over the past 30 years. This book provides information on the Sex Discrimination Act; sexual harassment of women and men; a history of equal opportunity; the Australian government's rejection of the UN protocol on women's rights; and more
Analysis Equal opportunities
Federal issue
Gender studies (Australia )
Sex Discrimination Act 1984
Sex discrimination
Sexual harassment
State issue
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography
Audience Secondary and tertiary students and teachers
Subject Discrimination -- Australia.
Sex discrimination against women -- Australia.
Sex discrimination against women.
Sex discrimination in employment -- Australia.
Sexism -- Australia.
Author Healey, Justin.
ISBN 1876811536 (paperback)