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Shaw, Brian C.; Hyde, W. Brent – Inquiry & Analysis, 1998
During its 1997-98 term, the U.S. Supreme Court decided four major sexual harassment cases. This article summarizes those cases' impact on the analytical framework governing school boards' liability of sexual harassment. The text opens with the issue of sexual harassment of employees by supervisors and two cases that established new standards…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Woody, Robert Henley; Perry, Nancy Walker – American Journal of Family Therapy, 1993
Examines legal proscriptions and practical definitions of sexual harassment, describes psychological effects of sexual harassment (Sexual Harassment Trauma Syndrome) for victim-client and impact on family system, and offers guidance for family therapy. Focuses on vulnerability of victim-client, reconstruction of self-concept as primary goal of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Family Counseling, Legal Problems, Sexual Harassment
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LaRocca, Michela A.; Kromrey, Jeffrey D. – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 1999
Examined the perceptions of sexual harassment of male and female college students and perceptions of perpetrator and victim traits. Results from 296 male and 295 female college students indicate that women see the presented scenario as more sexually harassing than males did and that both men and women were influenced by perpetrator attractiveness.…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Interpersonal Attraction, Sex Differences
Sandler, Bernice R. – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 1993
The guide presents facts and issues concerning sexual harassment and date rape so that college and university administration and governing boards can make informed decisions about programs, policy, and procedures to minimize the incidence of these problems on campus. The first part of the guide addresses sexual harassment: its definition;…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Agency Role, College Administration, College Faculty
Mathis, Patricia A.; Prokop, Ruth T. – 1981
This report represents the culmination of a year-long evaluation of the nature and extent of sexual harassment in the federal government. The various chapters explore the: (1) attitudes of federal employees toward sexual harassment; (2) extent of sexual harassment in the federal workplace; (3) characteristics of victims and perpetrators of sexual…
Descriptors: Employed Women, Employee Attitudes, Federal Government, Government Employees
Mintz, Lee M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Transgender college students face discrimination, harassment, and oppression on college and university campuses; consequently leading to limited academic and social success. Current literature is focused on describing the experiences of transgender students and the practical implications associated with attempting to meet their needs (Beemyn,…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Feminism, Campuses, Criticism
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Bickmore, Kathy – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2002
This paper examines the mutually-reinforcing problems of sexism and heterosexism, and the actions that may be taken by social educators to ameliorate such injustices. Various approaches to anti-heterosexism education are organized in relation to the three dimensions of handling social conflict: intervention procedures (in particular the management…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Gender Bias, Social Studies
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Grube, Beth; Lens, Vicki – Children & Schools, 2003
This article focuses on student-to-student harassment, discussing incidents of harassment in schools, the effects on students, and the reasons it occurs in schools. The legal framework is reviewed with attention to the new legal standard established by the Supreme Court ruling in "Davis v. Monroe County Board of Education." Discusses the…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Environment, Peer Relationship, School Responsibility
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Konrad, Alison M.; Gutek, Barbara A. – Administrative Science Quarterly, 1986
Three theories account for individuals' perceptions of sexual harassment: (1) men and women view and define sexual harassment differently; (2) differential sexual experiences at work account for different perceptions; and (3) gender role "spillover" accounts for perceptual differences. A sample of 1,232 working men and women supports these…
Descriptors: Employed Women, Employee Attitudes, Field Studies, Males
Loeffler, T. A. – 1996
Sexual harassment can be devastating and have tremendous impact on the emotional well-being, physical health, and vocational success of those who experience it. It is especially important for outdoor education program staff to proactively address sexual harassment because these programs often take place in remote locations that may make escape…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Definitions, Experiential Learning, Females
Kelly, Jan W. – 1993
This paper examines the unequal status of women in academic life from the ideological framework of the women's movement and issues a call to action to change this position. The paper discusses the following issues: (1) persons in the majority culture highlight the differences between them and the minority by exaggerating their culture; (2) the…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, College Faculty, Employed Women
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Kopels, Sandra; Dupper, David R. – Child Welfare, 1999
Describes extent and impact of harassment; responses of victims, school personnel, and perpetrators to harassment; and legal redress available to victims. Includes specific steps social workers and other school personnel should take to prevent or alleviate such problems. (LBT)
Descriptors: Administrators, Change Strategies, Educational Environment, Peer Influence
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Williams, Elizabeth A.; And Others – Journal of Higher Education, 1992
Comparison of undergraduate student survey results of 1983, 1986, and 1989 at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) indicate that reports of faculty/staff sexual harassment of female undergraduates have declined over the past six years. Analysis suggests that the sexual harassment policy and grievance procedure established in 1982 have been…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Females, Grievance Procedures, Higher Education
Zinke, Michelle; Zinke, Linda – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2008
Domestic violence can be described as a pattern of intentional behaviors that includes a variety of tactics, such as physical and sexual violence, stalking, threats/intimidation, isolation, psychological attacks, and spiritual and economic abuse. Domestic violence can happen to anyone. It does not discriminate on the basis of economic status,…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Sexual Harassment, Young Children, Family Structure
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Stevens, Bethany – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2012
Sexual violence (SV) negatively impacts women with disabilities disproportionately, especially those with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD). The 2 populations are included in this article as there are overlaps in diagnostic criteria as well as similar risk factors associated with the experience of SV. Despite lacking…
Descriptors: Violence, Sexual Harassment, Females, Mental Retardation
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