The Handbook of Gender and Work provides a comprehensive overview and synthesis of the literature and knowledge about gender and work. It equips the reader with a solid understanding of where we stand on gender and work issues and what the next directions for research and assessment will be. Under the skilled leadership of editor Gary N. Powell, an outstanding group of multidisciplinary and international researchers and scholars deliver their summary and analysis of current research and their views on how gender and work intersect along a variety of societal, economic, interpersonal, and organizational paradigms.

A Multiperspective Framework of Sexual Harassment: Reviewing Two Decades of Research

A Multiperspective Framework of Sexual Harassment: Reviewing Two Decades of Research

A multiperspective framework of sexual harassment: Reviewing two decades of research
LynnBowes-Sperry and JasmineTata

Sexual harassment is a pervasive and widespread problem in the workplace, with estimates of harassment ranging from 28% to 90% for female targets and 14% to 19% for male targets (Gelfand, Fitzgerald, & Drasgow, 1995; Gutek, 1985; Mazer & Percival, 1989; Schneider, Swan, & Fitzgerald, 1997; U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, 1981, 1988, 1995). Recent watershed events in the United States, such as Paula Jones's sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton, and Anita Hill's allegations of sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings (Hill, 1997), have put this issue in the public eye. Public awareness has been ...

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