Sex and Power in the Academy: Modeling Sexual Harassment in the Lives of College Women

@article{Huerta2006SexAP,
  title={Sex and Power in the Academy: Modeling Sexual Harassment in the Lives of College Women},
  author={Marisela Huerta and Lilia M. Cortina and Joyce Shu Min Pang and Cynthia M. Torges and Vicki J. Magley},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={616 - 628}
}
The authors build an integrated model of the process by which academic sexual harassment undermines women's well-being; also examined is harasser power as a potential moderator of this process. Data from 1,455 college women suggest that sexual harassment experiences are associated with increased psychological distress, which then relates to lower academic satisfaction, greater physical illness, and greater disordered eating. The cumulative effect is greater disengagement from the academic… 

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