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Sexual Harassment
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

go to   Web Site Links        Online Databases (RHC Students only)        Books        Library Catalog        Media        Articles       

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Web Site Links     top

911 for Women -- Sexual Harassment

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. : Fighting Sexual Harassment

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

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

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)    top
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 @
Try searching for "sexual harassment" or construct your own search in this database to find current, in depth information.

Try searching for "sexual harassment" or construct your own search in this database to find current, in depth information.

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

Reference Books

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

Library Catalog     top
Use the box below to search for additional resources in Rio Hondo College Library.

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Media     top
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   top
The Rio Hondo College Library provides online access to full-text articles through our online databasesPlease note:  you must be a Rio Hondo College student, faculty, staff or board member to use these services.

The sample searches and articles below are from the ProQuest database.  If you are viewing this subject guide from an on-campus computer, simply click on the links below.   To gain access if you are at home or off-campus, first click here:  Input your student ID number and password [your birthdate].  You will see a list of all the online databases to which you have access.  Click on ProQuest and enter the database.  You may conduct your own searches at this point or come back to this subject guide and click on any of the links below:

(sexual harassment) [from Scholarly Journals only]
SUB(sexual harassment) AND SUB(men) AND (victims)
SUB(sexual harassment) AND SUB(women) AND SUB(attitudes)
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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