‘Gradual unfolding for 40 years’: The sociology behind the #MeToo movement

Lauren Edelman quoted by The Daily Californian, Feb. 19, 2018

“Social movements … tend to be started by something that shocks the system. In this case it appears that the Harvey Weinstein event acted as a shock,” said Lauren Edelman … who has studied the ineffectiveness of organizational policies designed to prevent sexual harassment.