Download PDF by Kerry Segrave: Beware the Masher: Sexual Harassment in American Public

By Kerry Segrave

This e-book examines the background of sexual harassment in America’s public locations, similar to at the streets and on public transit cars, within the interval 1880 to 1930. Such habit was once said then as mashing with the harasser most typically being referred to as a masher. it all started round 1880 as a reaction to the women’s stream as women in the United States elevated their efforts to achieve extra freedom of flow and larger independence.
ladies going out and approximately all alone, or simply with different ladies, threatened male dominance and keep watch over of society. One reaction by way of males used to be to show to the sexual harassment of these girls once they have been on my own in public areas. This e-book seems to be on the quantity of the matter, editorial evaluations at the topic, the tendency guilty the sufferer, and the responses of girls within the streets to the harassment. in addition, the activities and reactions of the courts and the activities and reactions of the police are studied. a lot of the sexual harassment of this era came about within the sunlight hours hours, in busy components of cities.

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