Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Resource Manual

Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Resource Manual

Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Resource Manual

Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Resource Manual

Synopsis

This book represents the first comprehensive resource manual for understanding and preventing sexual harassment in the academic community and in the workplace.
Studies indicate that sexual harassment is at epidemic proportions in the academy and in the workplace: from 30% 70% of women in U.S. colleges and universities experience some form of sexual harassment (including sexual assaults) each year; a University of Massachusetts study reports 13% of undergraduate women were raped by acquaintances; and 50% of women in the workplace report serious sexual harassment from supervisors and fellow employees. This manual provides the results of research and of practical, effective experience in reducing the occurrence of sexual harassment, investigating complaints, and providing counseling and remedies for the victims. In addition, the authors have compiled bibliographies, audio-visual material, and pedagogical techniques for dealing with sexual harassment in the academy and in the workplace, as well as information and workshop techniques to facilitate training programs."
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