Tag Archives: sexual harassment

On SAGE Insight: Helping and Hindering Undergraduate Women’s STEM Motivation: Experiences with STEM Encouragement, STEM-Related Gender Bias, and Sexual Harassment

From Psychology of Women Quarterly ‘#MeToo and other feminist social movements have highlighted the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender-biased treatment, as well as how damaging they can be. Sexual harassment includes unwelcome or inappropriate sexual advances, while gender bias … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Criminalizing Sexual Harassment

From The Journal of Criminal Law This article explores the differences between sexual behavior in the workplace and in the public domain. Arguments against criminalising sexual harassment because of incompatibility with the principles of criminal law are shown to be … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Ambiguities and dilemmas around #MeToo: #ForHow Long and #WhereTo?

From European Journal of Women’s Studies This editorial recognizes that hardly a day has passed since the accusations of sexual harassment against US film producer Harvey Weinstein in October 2017 without a new allegation being made. Within days after the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Covert and overt forms of sexism are equally damaging to working women

Harmful Workplace Experiences and Women’s Occupational Wellbeing: A Meta-Analysis,” From The Psychology of Women Quarterly Frequent sexist wisecracks, comments and office cultures where women are ignored are just as damaging to women as single instances of sexual coercion and unwanted sexual … Continue reading

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Neoliberalisation and ‘Lad Cultures’ in Higher Education

From Sociology This article links HE neoliberalisation and ‘lad cultures’, drawing on interviews and focus groups with women students. It is argued that retro-sexist ‘laddish’ forms of masculine competitiveness and misogyny have been reshaped by neoliberal rationalities to become modes … Continue reading

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Are degrading TV portrayals of women causally linked to gender harassment?

Objectifying Media: Their Effect on Gender Role Norms and Sexual Harassment of Women From Psychology of Women Quarterly Incidence rates of sexual harassment vary greatly across countries. Some research suggests that cultural differences in behavioral standards and social norms are … Continue reading

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