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Caldeborg, Annica; Öhman, Marie – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Research within the field of intergenerational touch has shown that there is a tension between the need to use physical contact as an obvious pedagogical tool, and the no-touch discourse. Within this tension physical contact between physical education teachers and students has also been shown to be a gender/ed issue with heteronormative points of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Females, Age Differences, Gender Differences
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Lampridis, Efthymios – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The present study investigates stereotypical beliefs about cyber bullying in terms of myths, a well applied concept in the study of beliefs concerning sexual aggression. The level of acceptance of cyber bullying myths (low vs. high) and the relation of myth acceptance to a number of demographic variables such as gender, field of studies, frequency…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Internet, Bullying, Beliefs
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Bryden, Pamela J.; Fletcher, Paula C. – College Student Journal, 2007
The current study reports on a study examining the safety concerns of male and female faculty members on a small university campus. A 160-item questionnaire was distributed to 100 faculty members (58 males and 42 females; response rate was approximately 30%), which asked individuals questions pertaining to socio-demographic information, daily…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Females, Males
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Basile, Kathleen C.; Hall, Jeffrey E. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
This study assessed the construct validity of two different measurement models of male partners' perpetration of physical violence, sexual violence, psychological abuse, and stalking against intimate partners. Data were obtained from a sample of 340 men arrested for physical assault of a female spouse or partner and court ordered into batterer…
Descriptors: Intervention, Family Violence, Sexual Harassment, Construct Validity
Scott, Robert E. – 1980
Both men and women who engage in non-traditional occupations (occupations in which 80 percent or more of the participants are of the opposite sex) are generally happy with their occupational choice, according to interviews with seventy such women and ten men. The women, however, experienced more discrimination and sexual harassment, while the men…
Descriptors: Adults, Attitude Change, Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes
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Kennedy, M. Alexis; Gorzalka, Boris B. – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 2002
Explored potential differences between Asian and non-Asian Canadian university students regarding their attitudes toward coercive and noncoercive sexual behavior. Student surveys indicated that Asian students' attitudes were significantly more conservative. Asian students were more tolerant of rape myths and sexual harassment. They demonstrated…
Descriptors: Acculturation, College Students, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
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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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Stepp, Pamela L. – Communication Education, 2001
Considers how recent court rulings have made incidents of sexual harassment more worrisome for professors, particularly those who coach students in forensics (individual speaking events and intercollegiate debate extra-curricular activities). Finds that sexual harassment is widespread in forensics, that women are harassed more than men, and that…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Debate, Extracurricular Activities, Higher Education
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Draucker, Claire; Martsolf, Donna – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2010
Two qualitative methodologies were used to develop a life-course typology of individuals who had been exposed to sexual violence. Interview narratives of 121 adult women and men who participated in qualitative study of women's and men's responses to sexual violence provided the data. The authors combined a narrative approach (holistic-content and…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Violence, Sexual Harassment, Females
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Nora, Lois Margaret; McLaughlin, Margaret A.; Fosson, Sue E.; Stratton, Terry D.; Murphy-Spencer, Amy; Fincher, Ruth-Marie E.; German, Deborah C.; Seiden, David; Witzke, Donald B. – Academic Medicine, 2002
Surveyed medical students about their exposures to and perceptions of gender discrimination and sexual harassment (GD/SH) in selected academic and nonacademic contexts. Findings included that more women than men reported all types of GD/SH across all contexts, and that GD/SH is prevalent in undergraduate medical education, particularly within core…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Males, Medical Education
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Duldt, Bonnie W. – Nursing Outlook, 1982
Sexual harassment in the workplace, specifically in nursing, is discussed. The impact of sexual harassment, characteristics of those commonly involved, the need for changing attitudes of men and women in the workplace, the factor of power in relationships, and ways to avoid legal suits are all examined. (CT)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Employer Employee Relationship, Interpersonal Relationship, Nurses
Sandler, Bernice R.; Hall, Roberta M. – 1986
The professional climate often experienced by women faculty and administrators is reported, along with some consideration to the experiences of graduate and professional students. Attention is focused on subtle ways in which women are treated differently and common behaviors that create a chilly professional climate. The information was obtained…
Descriptors: Administrators, Change Strategies, Check Lists, College Environment
Driscoll, Jeanne Bosson – Personnel Journal, 1981
Both sexual attraction and harassment must be dealt with if men and women are to develop truly productive working relationships. Key issues include policies on sexual attraction and harassment, availability of professional resources on the subjects, training, and the role of personnel specialists. (CT)
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Employee Responsibility, Interpersonal Attraction, Personnel Directors
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Yuksel-Kaptanoglu, Ilknur; Turkyilmaz, Ahmet Sinan; Heise, Lori – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2012
A large, nationally representative, cross-sectional survey was conducted in Turkey in 2008. In this survey, which used the WHO (World Health Organization) study module on violence, information about lifetime and current violence (past 12 months) was obtained using weighted, stratified, and multistage cluster sampling. This article describes…
Descriptors: Females, Employment Level, Foreign Countries, Family Violence
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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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