Internal consistency was as follows: Women supervisors, who hold authority over male co-workers, directly challenge the presumptive superiority of men. Law and Society Review. Her colleague was demeaning to women in addressing the young men at the party:
SEXUAL HARASSMENT, WORKPLACE AUTHORITY, AND THE PARADOX OF POWER
Among men, results were less consistent. Take, for instance, the sexual harassment of Holly at a company dinner. Individual schools provided the research team with random samples of approximately 1, incoming freshman. American Journal of Sociology.
Conclusions and Implications The current research showing that SH and alcohol sexual harrassment and psychological distress are reciprocal and causally related is an important step in understanding the effects and the potential causes of SH for prevention and intervention efforts. While analysis of a dynamic cohort is advantageous in distinguishing authority effects from age effects, supervisory authority and gender may operate differently in other phases of the life course. Full details regarding sample sizes in each analysis is available from the first author. Sexual harassment on college campuses is a frequent occurrence and serious public health concern. Data Analytic Plan Primary analyses were two-wave causal panel models.