Differences in the perception of and reasoning about quid pro quo sexual harassment

  title={Differences in the perception of and reasoning about quid pro quo sexual harassment},
  author={Gary L. Brase and Rebecca L. Miller},
  journal={Psychology, Evolution \& Gender},
Quid pro quo (QPQ) sexual harassment, in which sexual compliance is tied to some consequent behavior of the harassing party, can involve two types of social interactions: social exchanges or threats. Two experiments (N = 260) evaluated how QPQ sexual harassment statements were perceived as different types of social interactions due to the manipulation of three variables. Statements were predicted and found to be perceived differently across how they were posed (positive versus negative value… 

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