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Paludi, Michele A., Ed. – 1991
This book brings together extensive research and writing on sexual harassment in higher education examining it as a misuse of authority by male faculty members and as a confluence of power relations and sexism in institutions stratified by sex. The thirteen contributions are grouped into four sections the first of which, "Sexual Harassment:…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Higher Education, Legal Problems
Bond, Meg A.; And Others – 1993
Relationships among campus psychological climate, gender ratios, and incidence of sexual harassment were investigated to determine whether harassment within an institution could be related to the psychological climate of individual departments and to the gender ratios of women to men students, faculty, and full professors. Gender harassment, such…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Campuses, Classroom Environment, College Environment
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2018
Community college leaders would be hard pressed to find a federal statute that has had such a tremendous impact, yet is as widely misunderstood--even reviled--as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Simply put, the law states that any educational program or activity receiving federal funding cannot discriminate on the basis of gender.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Gender Discrimination, Federal Legislation, Sex Fairness
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Sisco, Melissa M.; Figueredo, Aurelio Jose – Journal of Sexual Aggression, 2008
Surveys and focus groups were administered to two samples of US university undergraduates to compare sexual aggression prevalence as assessed based on the Power-Assertion model (n = 139) versus the Confluence model (n = 318). Men were more likely to commit all illegal acts, especially conventional rape. Women also committed illegal acts,…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Incidence, Focus Groups
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Banyard, Victoria L.; Moynihan, Mary M.; Plante, Elizabethe G. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2007
The current study used an experimental design to evaluate a sexual violence prevention program based on a community of responsibility model that teaches women and men how to intervene safely and effectively in cases of sexual violence before, during, and after incidents with strangers, acquaintances, or friends. It approaches both women and men as…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Research Design, Violence, Sexual Harassment
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Bhana, Deevia – International Journal of Educational Development, 2012
Interviews conducted with township girls in South Africa show enduring experiences of sexual violence both in and out of the school. Fear of boys and men were articulated in relation to boyfriends, male teachers, men in the township neighbourhood and men in the home. While the girls attempted to exercise agency in arresting their fears, these…
Descriptors: Violence, Sexual Harassment, Females, Childrens Rights
Cooks, Leda M. – 1993
Sexual harassment has proven to be a difficult topic for men and women to discuss openly. The articulation of such experience cannot occur unless both can communicate about the nature of differences and the constraints of culture; men and women must forgo the assumption that they are speaking from the same situated experience. Although several…
Descriptors: College Students, Communication Skills, Feminism, Higher Education
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Vanderwoerd, James R.; Lankhof, Kadee – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Despite an increase in the research on stalking, much is still unknown about the incidence of stalking in higher-education campus populations. Specifically, most studies report prevalence (defined as lifetime or longer-term occurrences) rather than incidence (defined as recent occurrences, often within the past year, or since being in college), or…
Descriptors: Campuses, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Incidence
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Luo, Ye; Parish, William L.; Laumann, Edward O. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2008
Objectives: This study provides national estimates of the prevalence of childhood sexual contact and its association with sexual well-being and psychological distress among adults in China. Method: A national stratified probability sample of 1,519 women and 1,475 men aged 20-64 years in urban China completed a computer-administered survey in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Abuse, Incidence, Child Abuse
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Shepela, Sharon Toffey; Levesque, Laurie L. – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 1998
Studied sexual harassment, including mild forms of harassment, experienced by male and female college students (n=369). Men and women were harassed with similar frequency, and more subtle forms of harassment were common. The very frequency of these subtle behaviors may explain why they are less likely to be labeled as harassment. (SLD)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, College Students, Educational Environment, Emotional Abuse
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Maypole, Donald E. – Social Work, 1986
Of 50 percent of the members of the Iowa chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, 27 percent of the women and men surveyed reported they had experienced sexual harassment at work. Discusses sources and types of sexual harassment found, as well as recourses taken by those harassed. (Author/ABB)
Descriptors: Intervention, Sexual Harassment, Social Psychology, Social Workers
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Tang, Catherine So-Kum; And Others – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1995
Indicates Chinese students have a high level of consensus in regarding overt unwelcome physical contact and coercive sexuality as sexual harassment. A small percentage of respondents classified sexist and misogynistic behaviors, pressure for dates, and unsolicited disclosure of personal and emotional feelings as sexually harassing. Women had…
Descriptors: Chinese, Chinese Culture, College Students, Emotional Abuse
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Mazer, Donald B.; Percival, Elizabeth F. – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 1989
Of 215 undergraduates who returned a questionnaire on four categories of sexual harassment (in class, with faculty, with staff, and with students), 89 percent of women and 85.1 percent of men reported at least one incident of harassment. No sex differences were found. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Interpersonal Relationship, Males
Padgitt, Steven C.; Padgitt, Janet S. – Journal of College Student Personnel, 1986
There is general consensus among men and women in attributing systematic meaning to behaviors alleged to be sexually offensive and to constitute sexual harassment. This consensus has implications for university policy including stressing education, providing assistance to victims, and not jeopardizing offenders' rights. (Author/ABB)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Due Process, Equal Protection, Policy Formation
Payne, Kay – 1991
A study examined four reports of sexual harassment on college campuses. The reports show that harassers "key" their victims so that a contest will begin but the victims do not understand what is happening. Miscommunication occurs when power myths about men and women intersect during the harassment episode. Such myths include: the looking…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication
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