focuses on which party should bear the burden of proving welcomeness or
and subordinates, the burden of analyzing welcomeness should be placed
Only: The Proof of Welcomeness in Sexual Harassment Cases, 72 N.
proof of welcomeness so that only objective evidence of an invitation or
The second construction centers on the notion that, situational power being unequal,(16) men must prove their acts foster equality and therefore are welcome (on welcomeness, see Juliano; Bull; Klare).
Thus, the welcomeness to women of sexual advances in the workplace constitutes a play on women's own welcomeness in the marketplace.
One useful way to unpack constructions of welcomeness is to ask the question "How do men feel women should be treated in the workplace?
For example, the new, improved standard whereby "welcomeness" (rather than "voluntariness" or "consent") and a reasonable "woman's" (rather than a "man's" or a "person's") perspective are engaged to determine the welcomeness of sexual advances in the workplace.