Preventing Sexual Assault and Harassment

Preventing Sexual Assault and Harassment

What began as a hashtag has become a revolution. In 2017 the Me Too movement dominated the headlines, impacting not only workplaces but also campuses and classrooms. This book takes a close look at the issues of sexual violence and harassment and provides information on what you can do to make yourself, your friends, and your community safer. Sexual violence and harassment are alarmingly widespread problems that we as a society have only just begun to confront. From the legal framework for fighting harassment to bystander intervention tips, and from safe-dating strategies to understanding sexual abuse, these books help readers navigate a complex world of shifting standards and expectations. Each title in the SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT series includes color photos and charts throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand, shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Preventing Sexual Violence on Campus

Challenging Traditional Approaches through Program Innovation

Preventing Sexual Violence on Campus

Amid the ongoing national conversation regarding campus sexual assault, this book thoughtfully explores existing programmatic interventions while wrestling with fundamental questions regarding the cultural shifts in our nation’s higher education institutions. Stressing the critical importance of student inclusion in policy decisions and procedures, scholars and experts provide complex and nuanced analyses of institutional practices, while exploring themes of race, sexuality, and sexual freedom. This volume addresses many of the unanswered questions in the present dialogue on campus sexual violence, including: What’s working and not working? How can outcomes be assessed or measured? What resources are needed to ensure success? This volume provides a truly fresh contribution for higher education and student affairs practitioners seeking to alter, design, or implement effective sexual assault prevention resources at their universities and colleges.

Victims of Sexual Assault and Abuse: Resources and Responses for Individuals and Families [2 volumes]

Resources and Responses for Individuals and Families

Victims of Sexual Assault and Abuse: Resources and Responses for Individuals and Families [2 volumes]

A team of educators, counselors, and scholars examine the widespread problem of sexual assault and abuse in the United States from a legal, criminal justice, psychological, clinical, and legislative perspective. • Over 70 expert contributors in the area of violence against children, teens and adults • Provides examples of effective prevention programs and violent offender treatment programs, as well as recommendations for assessing and treating battered women • Presents a clear history of sexual abuse in the United States • Bibliographies accompany each chapter in each volume • A listing of websites and organizations dealing with sexual assault and abuse provides additional resources

Back Off!

How To Confront And Stop Sexual Harassment And Harassers

Back Off!

Women who have stopped harassment share successful retaliatory tactics, including administrative solutions in the workplace and formal lawsuits, and offer nine elements of a nonviolent direct confrontation. Original.

Preventing Sexual Violence

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Overcoming a Rape Culture

Preventing Sexual Violence

While there is much agreement about the scope of sexual violence, how to go about preventing it before it occurs is the subject of much debate. This unique interdisciplinary collection investigates the philosophy and practice of primary prevention of sexual violence within education institutions and the broader community.

Campus Action Against Sexual Assault: Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs

Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs

Campus Action Against Sexual Assault: Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs

A practical guide to prevention of and response to sexual assault on college campuses, this invaluable resource will help ensure Title IX compliance—and can also help reduce the incidence of these all-too-prevalent events. • Explores the psychological dimensions of campus sexual assault as it affects emotional health, physical health, career development, and self-concept • Integrates three main perspectives often lacking in other books on the topic—legal, social science, and human resource management • Includes first-person experiences through interviews with students, scholars, and attorneys • Offers practical recommendations for preventative approaches as well as recommendations for investigation procedures • Provides sample policies and training programs

Sexual Assault and the Military

Sexual Assault and the Military

According to Protect Our Defenders, sexual assault in the military is rampant. In the year 2014 alone, 20,300 service people were sexually assaulted within ranks, and these weren't just female victims; over half were males. This volume explores the issue of sexual assault in the military, touching on topics such as if sexual assault in the military is a longstanding problem. It examines if the epidemic was spurred by the inclusion of women in more areas of the military. Readers will get a balanced view of this pervasive and sensitive topic.

Surviving Sexual Violence

A Guide to Recovery and Empowerment

Surviving Sexual Violence

This book helps to empower survivors of sexual violation to navigate through the healing process. Sexual violation affects survivors but does not have to dictate their future, and this book shows readers how various paths to healing can help them, not only overcome the trauma of sexual assault, but also thrive as they move on with their lives.

Violence in the Schools

Programs and Policies for Prevention : a Report from the Canadian Education Association

Violence in the Schools

The purpose of this report is to offer some insight into the problem of violence in schools and provide concrete examples of ways to reduce it. It looks at youth and youth gang-related violence, violence against teachers and students, violence prevention programs, bullying, sexual harassment, and sexual assault and abuse. It lists studies and provides examples of programs that target these specific forms of violence. It also provides a list of persons in notes or consulted.