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Puri, Mahesh; Cleland, John – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2007
This article explores the extent of, and factors associated with, sexual harassment of young female migrant workers in the carpet and garment factories in Kathmandu Valley. Information is drawn from a survey of 550 female workers aged 14 to 19 and 12 in-depth case histories. Bivariate and multivariate techniques were applied to identify the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Migrant Workers, Job Security
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Lindquist, Christine; McKay, Tasseli – RTI International, 2018
In a qualitative study of 40 women faculty in sciences, engineering, and medicine, respondents at all career levels and fields reported a range of sexual harassment experiences, including gender-based harassment (e.g., gendered insults, lewd comments), unwanted sexual advances, stalking, and sexual assault by a colleague. Sexual harassment…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Women Faculty, Females, Science Education
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DeSouza, Eros R.; Cerqueira, Elder – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2009
Sexual harassment has been investigated mostly in developed countries. The authors examined frequency rates and consequences of sexual harassment among female domestic workers in Brazil. Twenty-six percent had been sexually harassed at work during the past year. Live-in workers were at significantly greater risk for experiencing sexual harassment…
Descriptors: Social Class, Sexual Harassment, Females, Foreign Countries
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Turner, Heather A.; Mitchell, Kimberly J.; Jones, Lisa; Shattuck, Anne – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Although there are widely held assumptions about the characteristics of peer bullying that are of greatest concern, very few studies have empirically assessed which characteristics most affect its impact. The current research addresses this gap by using a nationally representative U.S. sample of youth ages 10-20 to examine the relative effects of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Peer Relationship, Mental Health, Physical Health
Fields, Cheryl M. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
A review of court decisions indicates that colleges generally had not been held liable for injuries arising from use of alcohol in dormitories or fraternities. Sexual harassment perpetrators are becoming more sophisticated and the incidents are less blatant. (MLW)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Colleges, Court Litigation, Drinking
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Kearney, Lisa K.; Gilbert, Lucia Albino – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2012
This study explored dimensions of a social phenomenon not often investigated among Mexican American college students, namely sexual harassment. Mexican American (n = 261) and non-Hispanic White female students (n = 111) from three southwestern universities responded to scales assessing experiences of sexually harassing behaviors, harassment…
Descriptors: White Students, College Students, Educational Practices, Mexican Americans
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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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Hershcovis, M. Sandy; Barling, Julian – Journal of Applied Psychology, 2010
In 2 studies, we investigated victim attributions (Study 1) and outcomes (Study 2) for workplace aggression and sexual harassment. Drawing on social categorization theory, we argue that victims of workplace aggression and sexual harassment may make different attributions about their mistreatment. In Study 1, we investigated victim attributions in…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Aggression, Victims, Work Environment
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Ashbaughm, Lauren P.; Cornell, Dewey G. – Journal of School Violence, 2008
Sexual harassment is widely viewed as a form of bullying, but has received little attention in studies of middle school students. A survey of 109 6th grade students found that 29% of students reported at least one sexual harassment experience in the past 30 days, with 11% reporting harassment once per week or more. Although boys and girls reported…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Bullying, Middle School Students, Grade 6
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DeSouza, Eros R. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
The current study investigated incivility, sexual harassment, and racial-ethnic harassment simultaneously when the targets were faculty members and the perpetrators were students (i.e., academic contrapower harassment; ACH). The sample constituted 257 faculty members (90% were White and 53% were women) from a medium-sized state university in the…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Gender Differences, Correlation, Racial Bias
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Tora, Abebayehu – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2013
Studies indicate that girls and women encounter sexual violence in their day-to-day social life in all cultures and societies. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of sexual violence against female students in Wolaita Sodo University; 374 female students provided responses to self-administered questionnaire. The study revealed 23.4% (95%…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Violence, Incidence, Sexual Harassment
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Alam, Nurul; Roy, Swapan K.; Ahmed, Tahmeed – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2010
This study examines the extent and type of sexually harassing behavior or intimidations unmarried adolescent girls experienced on their way to school, college or social visits and type of perpetrators in victims' view in rural Bangladesh using data of the 2004 National Nutrition Programme baseline survey. The survey collected self-reported data on…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Economic Status, Females, Incidence
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Makura, Alfred Henry; Zireva, Davison – Journal of Sexual Aggression, 2013
Mentors and school heads play cardinal roles in teacher education programmes in most countries, including Zimbabwe. The side-effects of such symbiosis have not yet been investigated fully. This article used a qualitative methodological approach to investigate the perceptions of some Zimbabwean student teachers regarding their teaching practice…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries
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Kelley, Michelle L.; Parsons, Beth – Journal of Higher Education, 2000
A survey of all female employees (n=446) and a sample of students (n=319) at a southeastern university with a published policy regarding sexual harassment found 19-43 percent of female staff, faculty, administrators, and students had experienced sexual harassment. Reported perpetrators were most often other employees (by employees), other students…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Employees, Females
Mazzarella, Julia R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This is a qualitative study which investigated the reported experiences of adult to adult bullying by other certified school professionals in a K-12 New Jersey public school setting. The study focused on: 1.) How bullies bully; 2.) The behavioral, psychological, somatic, and career manifestations for the targets of bullying; 3.) The support or…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Bullying, Adults, Elementary Secondary Education
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