Experiences of Women Coping With Catcalling Experiences in New York City: A Pilot Study

  title={Experiences of Women Coping With Catcalling Experiences in New York City: A Pilot Study},
  author={Olivia Farmer and Sara Smock Jordan},
  journal={Journal of Feminist Family Therapy},
  pages={205 - 225}
  • Olivia Farmer, Sara Smock Jordan
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Feminist Family Therapy
  • ABSTRACT Awareness of sexual harassment in various forms continues to increase. However, literature on street harassment, such as catcalling, is less explored. A constructivist grounded theory and narrative approach was used to better understand the experiences of catcalled women by analyzing a publicly available online blog. This study included 11 female participants who journaled for 2 weeks about their catcalling experiences, which included feeling unsafe, blaming themselves, and questioning… CONTINUE READING
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