Measuring Sexual Harassment: Theoretical and Psychometric Advances

  title={Measuring Sexual Harassment: Theoretical and Psychometric Advances},
  author={Louise F. Fitzgerald and Michele J. Gelfand and Fritz Drasgow},
  journal={Basic and Applied Social Psychology},
This article describes a program of research designed to yield a conceptually grounded, psychometrically sound instrument for assessing the incidence and prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace. Following the specification of a theoretical framework that is consistent with both legal guidelines and psychological research, we review the development and evaluation of a three-dimensional model of sexual harassment (gender harassment, unwanted sexual attention, and sexual coercion). Based… 

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