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Lytell, Maria C. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Organizational tolerance of sexual harassment has been repeatedly touted as an important antecedent of sexual harassment. Yet, not much is known about the antecedents of perceptions of organizational tolerance. Based on theories from the sexual harassment, organizational justice, and psychological climate literatures, individuals were hypothesized…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Sexual Harassment, Females, Models
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Lichty, Lauren F.; Torres, Jennifer M. C.; Valenti, Maria T.; Buchanan, NiCole T. – Journal of School Health, 2008
Background: Peer sexual harassment is a significant social problem with consequences for both students and schools. Four out of 5 students report experiencing sexual harassment. These experiences have been linked to poor psychological health and academic withdrawal. Recognizing the seriousness of sexual harassment in schools, Supreme Court rulings…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, School Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Agencies
Orleans, Jonathan B.; Allen, Michael Thad – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Title IX, a federal statute which prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs receiving federal financial assistance, had its earliest impacts on intercollegiate athletics. But since the late 1990s, it has also been interpreted to prohibit sexual harassment in education. It is this aspect of the Title IX regulations that has received an…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Gender Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Federal Legislation
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Chang, Yu-Ting; Hayter, Mark; Lin, Mei-Ling – Journal of School Nursing, 2010
Sexual harassment is a significant issue in the lives of students. Understanding how young adolescents feel about sexual harassment and their coping strategies is a central element to guide school nursing interventions promoting sexual health. This study explored the sexual harassment experiences of young adolescents in Taiwan. A qualitative…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Qualitative Research, Health Education, Sexual Harassment
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Tamborra, Tracy L.; Baker, Amy Nicole; Jeffries, Sara; Tempio, Melissa; Campbell, Emelia – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2020
There are growing rates of U.S. college students studying abroad and existing literature reveals that college students experience moderate to high rates of certain types of crime; however, little is known about the victimization rates of college students while studying abroad. This is the first study known to use anonymous self-report data that…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Victims of Crime, Undergraduate Students, Sexual Harassment
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Moon, Byongook; McCluskey, John – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Limited empirical findings suggest that teacher victimization at school is highly prevalent, with detrimental negative impacts on victimized teachers. Given the scarce body of literature on teacher victimization, further research is necessary to investigate its extent, predictors, and negative consequences. The present research, using a…
Descriptors: Violence, Aggression, Victims, Middle School Teachers
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Zarrugh, Amina; Carpenter, Erin; Ginnings, Jason; Kaiser, Devin; Yost, Suzanne – Teaching Sociology, 2020
In this article, we propose a campus-based pedagogy to teach sociology. We offer the example of a project designed to critically assess university Title IX policy and situate it within existing sociological research on gender-based inequalities and violence. Students engage in sociological research regarding issues such as sexual harassment and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Place Based Education
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Shingles, René Revis; Smith, Yevonne – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2008
Objective: To describe and analyze the experiences of ethnically diverse female certified athletic trainers (ATCs) in order to discern the perceived nature of sexual harassment in the athletic training profession. Design and Setting: Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used for a larger study; however, only the qualitative data are…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Athletics, Allied Health Personnel, Females
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Collinsworth, Linda L.; Fitzgerald, Louise F.; Drasgow, Fritz – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2009
The negative consequences for victims of sexual harassment are well documented. However, one area unexamined is the process that leads to harm. Researchers have proposed three influences (i.e., objective or stimulus factors, individual factors, and contextual factors) on the psychological, health-related, and organizational outcomes of sexual…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Victims of Crime, Psychological Patterns, Influences
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Petersen, Jennifer L.; Hyde, Janet Shibley – Journal of Adolescence, 2009
The current study describes longitudinal trends in sexual harassment by adolescent peers and highlights gender, pubertal status, attractiveness, and power as predictors of harassment victimization. At the end of 5th, 7th, and 9th grades, 242 adolescents completed questionnaires about sexual harassment victimization, pubertal status, and perceived…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Questionnaires, Adolescents, Puberty
Bates, Rebecca C. – Georgia School Counselors Association Journal, 2006
This article describes a three-part classroom guidance lesson that teaches middle school students the definition of sexual harassment, the difference between flirting and sexual harassment, and the harmful effects of sexual harassment. An action research study evaluated the effectiveness of the lessons in decreasing referrals for sexual harassment…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Sexual Harassment, Action Research, Guidance
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Larsen, Sadie E.; Fitzgerald, Louise F. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
Researchers have compiled significant evidence demonstrating that sexual harassment leads to psychological harm, including the full symptom picture of PTSD, but few have examined the psychological processes involved. Research on attributions among trauma victims would suggest that causal attributions and perceptions of control may be important…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Sexual Harassment, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Psychology
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Fasting, Kari; Brackenridge, Celia – Sport, Education and Society, 2009
Sexual harassment in sport has become an active research field within the past decade yet we know relatively little about the characteristics of the harassing coach. How are harassing coaches characterised by their victims, that is, the athletes themselves? Do they demonstrate specific kinds of behaviours? One purpose of this article is to address…
Descriptors: Scripts, Sexual Harassment, Athletes, Social Sciences
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Melnick, R. Shep – Education Next, 2018
Over the past decade, federal regulation of education under Title IX has been sucked into the impetuous vortex of partisan polarization. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits schools that receive federal funding from discriminating on the basis of sex. For decades, intercollegiate athletics was the main source of controversy.…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Federal Regulation, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Young, Ellie L.; Heath, Melissa Allen; Ashbaker, Betty Y.; Smith, Barbara – Remedial and Special Education, 2008
This study investigated the perceptions of special education teachers about the prevalence and characteristics of sexual harassment among students identified with educational disabilities. Utah special education teachers (250) were randomly selected from the state's database. Fifty-two percent (n = 129) of the surveys were returned. Approximately…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Special Education Teachers, Special Education, Learning Disabilities
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