Challenging sexism in elite boys’ schools

Margaret Thornton*

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    Amid the brouhaha concerning Christian Porter and the sexual conduct of men in parliament who are the products of private boys schools, we have not heard much about class as a dimension of the problem that needs to be remedied. We cling to the myth that Australia is classless. Indeed, no Australian anti-discrimination legislation outlaws discrimination on the ground of class, although it is one of the most marked manifestations of inequality in our society
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)173
    Number of pages1
    JournalAlternative Law Journal
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021


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