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Authors

Anne Lawton

Abstract

Despite increased awareness of and public attention to sexual harassment over the past ten to fifteen years, the incidence of sexual harassment remains disturbingly high both in the workplace and on university campuses. Sexual harassment, in any setting, can have deleterious effects. But on college campuses, sexual harassment creates unique problems. Because colleges and universities serve as the gatekeepers to good jobs, financial security, and professional life, sexual harassment compromises the educational mission of higher education and reinforces existing patterns of job sex segregation.

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