On SAGE Insight: The sociology of sexual harassment and assault – a selection of free articles

The issue of sexual assault, the deceit, the gender stereotypes and the level of taboo surrounding the topic, has once again hit our mainstream news agenda. Yet what is less talked about in these debates is the resulting impact that emotional and physical assault has on the victim and how this can then play out into many areas of their lives. Supporting access to, and creating a platform for informed debate, SAGE has enabled access to a selection of journal articles that explore the wider impact of sexual assault, with a particular focus on the psyche and development of the victim.

The Economic and Career Effects of Sexual Harassment on Working Women
Heather McLaughlinChristopher UggenAmy Blackstone
Gender & Society
First Published May 10, 2017
DOI: 10.1177/0891243217704631

The impact of power and powerlessness on blaming the victim of sexual assault
Claire R. GravelinMonica BiernatMatthew BaldwinGroup Processes & Intergroup Relations
First Published 9 Jun 2017
DOI: 10.1177/1368430217706741

Sexual Assault and Identity Disruption: A Sociological Approach to Posttraumatic Stress
Kaitlin M. Boyle
Society and Mental Health
First Published May 11, 2017
DOI: 10.1177/2156869317699249

When Sexism Cuts Both Ways
Predictors of Tolerance of Sexual Harassment of Men
Brenda L. RussellDebra Oswald
Vol 19, Issue 5, 2016
Men and Masculinities
DOI: 10.1177/1097184X15602745


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