Not Your Child's Playground: Workplace Bullying Among Community College Faculty

  title={Not Your Child's Playground: Workplace Bullying Among Community College Faculty},
  author={Jaime Lester},
  journal={Community College Journal of Research and Practice},
  pages={444 - 462}
  • Jaime Lester
  • Published 23 March 2009
  • Education
  • Community College Journal of Research and Practice
Community colleges have provided an entree into higher education for many women. Yet, women faculty perceive the overall climate of community colleges as “chilly.” To deconstruct the interpersonal dynamics that may lead to perceptions of a chilly climate, this study examines the prevalence of workplace bullying among and between community college faulty. The purpose is to understand the nature of harassment, the ways in which women define and respond to it, and the importance of contextual… 

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