Providing an indispensable resource for high school and college readers investigating sexual harassment in the United States, Sexual Harassment: A Reference Handbook is a comprehensive summary of history, current events, possible solutions, and resources.
- Provides readers with an understanding of what sexual harassment is, enabling a deeper understanding of the issue and how prevalent it is within American society, workplaces, and institutions.
- Suggests possible solutions to reduce sexual harassment, including educating people and giving women more opportunities in leadership positions, which can benefit the U.S. society and economy.
- Provides additional perspectives in personal essays on how sexual harassment affects people and how people handle their experiences, giving an additional relevance to the topic.
- Provides resources so readers can find additional information on the topic or seek help for themselves or others.
About the Author
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.