The politics of feelings

Leo, J.
March 1992
U.S. News & World Report;3/23/92, Vol. 112 Issue 11, p28
Cites examples at Penn State and University of Michigan, where rape and sexual harassment are increasingly being viewed subjectively, and definitions of these acts are expanding indefinitely. The codes and laws generated by the campus-based raceand gender alliance aimed at real problems; The abandonment of communal standards; A great deal of our educational system has been therapized; The enterprise requires a thorough subjectivity.


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