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Sexual Harassment

A Reference Handbook

Merril D. Smith (Independent Scholar, USA)



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Greenwood Press
19 March 2020
Providing an indispensable resource for students investigating sexual harassment in the United States, Sexual Harassment: A Reference Handbook is a comprehensive summary of history, current events, possible solutions, and resources.

Sexual Harassment: A Reference Handbook provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the topic and connected issues. In addition to discussing the background and history of sexual harassment, it 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.

This volume covers workplace harassment; street harassment; harassment in schools, the military, and prisons; and cyber harassment. The format gives readers a well-balanced perspective on this timely topic 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 additionally 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. Additional resources are provided to guide those who wish to further investigate the topic.
Imprint:   Greenwood Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
Weight:   624g
ISBN:   9781440867699
ISBN 10:   1440867690
Series:   Contemporary World Issues
Pages:   360
Publication Date:  
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 17 years
Audience:   Primary & secondary/elementary & high school ,  College/higher education ,  Children's (6-12) ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Merril D. Smith, PhD, is an independent scholar in New Jersey. She is author or editor of several books, including Encyclopedia of Rape, Encyclopedia of Rape and Sexual Violence, and Rape Cultures and Survivors: An International Perspective.

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