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Sexual stereotypes and the hypersexualization

1. With reference to both of the articles by Bannerji and Kelly, show how the sexual stereotypes and the hypersexualization of women and women of colour mark the harassment of women in the workplace and on university campuses?

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Kelly, Liz. 1988. "It's happened to so many women': Sexual Violence as a Continum (1)" in Surviving Sexual Volence, pp. 74-96 256-258.

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With reference to both articles by Bannerji and Kelly, the authors show how sexual stereotypes and the hypersexualization of women and women of colour strongly mark the harassment of women in both the workplace and on university campuses in various ways. These texts, especially Bannerji's, depict how sexual harassment of women is linked closely to the inseparability of race, class, and gender within Canadian society.

First, Kelly vehemently contends that rape is used as a continuum and contains "...rules and rituals of heterosexual encounter, seduction, and conquest" (Kelly 169). The stereotypes of women as victims and easy targets seem to contribute to the threat of violence ...

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Articles by Bannerji and Kelly are briefly cited to reaffirm how violence against women and women of color is a continuum. The solution offers 500 words of notes.

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