Sexual Harassment Essay

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Working Paper Series No. 59

Sexual harassment in the workplace: a literature review

Carrie Hunt, Marilyn Davidson, Sandra Fielden and Helge Hoel
Manchester Business School, University of Manchester

Sexual harassment in the workplace: A literature review
Carrie Hunt, Marilyn Davidson, Sandra Fielden and Helge Hoel The Centre for Equality and Diversity at Work Manchester Business School, University of Manchester

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© Equal Opportunities Commission 2007 First published Summer 2007 ISBN 978 1 84206 033 9 EOC WORKING PAPER SERIES The EOC Working Paper Series provides a channel for the dissemination of research carried out by externally commissioned researchers. The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and
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ures of organisations and workplace situations 3.2 Individual factors 3.3 Race and sexual harassment 3.4 Sexual harassment and sexual orientation 3.5 Sexual harassment and disability 3.6 Societal characteristics 3.7 Summary EXPERIENCES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT 4.1 Perceptions of sexual harassment 4.2 The effects of sexual harassment 4.3 Coping strategies used 4.4 Summary PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION 5.1 Levels of intervention 5.2 Prevention 5.3 Responding to sexual harassment 5.4 Follow-up 5.5 Examples of guidance and good practice 5.6 Summary 17 17 21 25 27 28 28 29 31 31 33 35 38 39 39 39 46 48 48 55

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LEGAL RESPONSES TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE UK 6.1 Sexual harassment as sex discrimination 6.2 Health and safety law 6.3 Workplace violence and harassment 6.4 Taking a claim at the Employment Tribunal 6.5 Summary FUTURE RESEARCH CONCLUSION

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REFERENCES

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TABLES AND FIGURES
Figure 1 Table 2.1 Figure 4.1 Figure 5.1 Figure 5.2 Figure 5.3 Table 6.1 Bridging the gap Frequency of sexualised behaviours Typology of target responses to sexual harassment Training models for preventing sexual harassment Bullying and harassment procedure Sexual harassment intervention model Special guidelines for violence and harassment, UK x 14 36 44 51 54 61

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
The Centre for Equality and Diversity at Opportunities Commission for funding this Wendy Hewitt and Lesley Mountain for their to thank members of the

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