Sexual Harassment     [Text-only version for printing]     [back to graphical version]
The following guide provides Web site links, a list of selected books, and access to online periodical articles about this subject. The Web site links have been researched, evaluated, and annotated by Rio Hondo College Librarians. The Librarians have specifically selected these Web sites to meet the research needs of Rio Hondo College students

Web Site Links

911 for Women -- Sexual Harassment     http://www.feminist.org/911/harass.html
This site provides links to sexual harassment state hotlines, national hotlines for victims and resources that tell you what to do in sexual harassment situations.

Nolo.com : Fighting Sexual Harassment    
http://www.nolo.com/article.cfm/objectID/0E020B2A-F7D9-40C2-AB52398DFAAFDC6F/104/150/175/ART/

Nolo's Legal Encyclopedia, a commercial site, has frequently asked questions about sexual harassment, information about harassment and men, what to do when the boss is the perpetrator, what happens when businesses purposely ignore harassment, Supreme Court Decisions and same-sex harassment.

Sexual Harassment : It's Not Academic     http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/ocrshpam.html?exp=0
This excellent pamphlet by the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, defines and describes sexual harassment as it pertains to students. Interspersed with the information are quotes from victims that help illustrate the consequences of harassment

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964     http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/vii.html
This site contains the actual text from Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, from the EEOC.

Online Databases (Rio Hondo Students only)   
The following Rio Hondo College Library online databases my contain material relevant to sexual harassment.  Databases may include magazine, newspaper and journal articles.  Off-campus users please note: you must be a Rio Hondo College student, faculty or staff member to sue these services.

Issues & Controversies @ FACTS.com     http://www.2facts.com
Try searching for "sexual harassment" or construct your own search in this database to find current, in depth information.

PsycARTICLES     http://www.csa.com/htbin/dbrng.cgi?username=rioho&access=rioho36&db=psycarticles-set-c&adv=1
Try searching for "sexual harassment" or construct your own search in this database to find current, in depth information.

Books 
The following books can be located in the Rio Hondo College Library.

Reference Books
Non-circulating:

Handbook of the psychology of women and gender
Call number: Ref HQ1206.H2385 2001

Sex, youth, and sex education : a reference handbook (Contemporary education issues)
Call number: Ref HQ57.5.A3C36 2002

Suggested Subject Headings
For additional titles on this topic at Rio Hondo, click on the following Library of Congress subject headings:

Sex discrimination in employment

Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment of women

Women and the military

Media  
The following media can be located in the Rio Hondo College Library, to be viewed in the Library.

You are the game : sexual harassment on campus
Call number: Video 000785
Presents dramatizations of two types of sexual harassment found in the academic setting, followed by a panel discussion featuring national experts.

Articles 
The Rio Hondo College Library provides online access to full-text articles through our online databases - http;//library.riohondo.edu/online_databases.  Please note:  you must be a Rio Hondo College student, faculty, staff or board member to use these services.

The 4 sample searches below are from the ProQuest database. 
Use Advanced Search and type each tern in a separate box:

    1.  (sexual harassment) [from Scholarly Journals only]
    2.  SUB(sexual harassment) AND SUB(men) AND (victims)
    3.  SUB(sexual harassment) AND SUB(women) AND SUB(attitudes)
    4.  SUB(sexual harassment) AND SUB(universities)

Researched and evaluated by:
M. Hogarth, Librarian 9/1999
D. Yashar, Librarian 8/2008
last updated: T. Shabelnik, Librarian 9/2009

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