Sexual Harassment: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Merril D. Smith
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  • ISBN-10: 1440867704
  • ISBN-13: 9781440867705
  • DDC: 305.42
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This title provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the background and history of sexual harassment, analyzes related problems and controversies, and gives possible solutions. It also provides additional perspectives on sexual harassment by contributors and sketches of people and organizations, as well as documents, resources, and a timeline. The book covers workplace harassment; street harassment; harassment in schools, the military, and prisons; and cyber harassment. The format offers a well-balanced perspective with multiple viewpoints showcased in essays by contributors who have experienced sexual harassment, adding depth and relevance. The volume discusses the history of sexual harassment and brings the topic to the present day, and covers recent events and people who have been in the news while putting them in context. Readers can see how laws and awareness of sexual harassment have changed. Provides additional resources for further investigation on the topic.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Perspectives.
4: Defining Sexual Harassment—for Myself.
5: Those Jeans Have Been Banned in California.
6: You’ll Question Yourself.
7: Proposition.
8: Expecting It All.
9: Catcalling Rejection Hotline.
10: “Be All That You Can Be”.
11: Sexual Harassment on Cruise Ships.
12: Suggestions for Working with Clients Who Have Experienced Sexual Harassment.
13: Middle-School Madness.
14: The Open Secret.
15: Profiles.
16: Data and Documents.
17: Data.
18: Documents.
19: Resources.
20: Chronology.
About the Author.