Skip to main content

Forced to quit: Sexual harassment complaints and agency response

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  • Abramson, J. Old boys, new women: The politics of sex discrimination, New York: Praeger, 1979.

    Google Scholar 

  • Barnes v. Vostle. 561 F.2d 982 (D.C. Cir, 1977).

  • Benson, D. J., & Thomson, G. E. Sexual harassment on a university campus: The confluence of authority relations, sexual interest and gender stratification. Social Problems, 1982, 29, 236–261.

    Google Scholar 

  • Bielby, W., & Baran, J. Sexual segregation prevails in business, Los Angeles Times, Pt. VI, p. 3, August 22, 1982.

  • Brief of Appellants at 17.

  • Carl, M. Interview data with senior FEH consultant, San Bernardino, Calif., 1983.

  • Corne v. Bausch and Lomb, Inc. 390 F. Supp. 161 (D.C. Arizona 1975).

  • Evan, W. Law as an instrument of social change. In Gouldner, A., & Miller, S. M. (Eds.), Applied sociology: Opportunities and problems, New York: Free Press, 1965.

    Google Scholar 

  • Farley, L. Sexual shakedown: Sexual harassment of women on the job. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.

    Google Scholar 

  • FEH v. Ambylou. FEH 80–81, B7-1586, L24976, 82-06, Feb. 4, 1983.

  • Government Code, section 12935(a).

  • Labor Code, section 12935(a).

  • MacKinnon, K. Sexual harassment of working women: A case of sex discrimination. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1979.

    Google Scholar 

  • MacKinnon, K. Sexual harassment: The experience. In Price & Sokoloff (Ed.), The criminal justice system and women, New York: Clark Boardman, 1982.

    Google Scholar 

  • Martin, S. E. Sexual harassment: The link between gender, stratification, sexuality and women's economic status. In Freeman, J. (Ed.), Women: A feminist perspective, Palo Alto, Calif: Mayfield Publishing Co., 1984.

    Google Scholar 

  • Russell, D. Sexual exploitation: Rape, child sexual abuse and workplace harassment, Beverly Hills, Calif.: Sage, 1984.

    Google Scholar 

  • Safran, C. What men do to women on the job: A shocking look at sexual harassment. Redbook, 149, 217–224, November, 1976.

    Google Scholar 

  • Silverman, D. Sexual harassment: Working women's dilemma. Quist: A feminist Quarterly, 3(Winter), xxx-xxx, 1976.

  • Tomkins v. Public Service Electric and Gas Co. 568 F. 2d 1044 (3d Cir. 1971). 422 F. Supp. at 556.

  • U.S. Merit System Protection Board. 1981.

  • Williams v. Saxb. 431 F. Supp. 654 (D.D.C. 1976).

  • Williams v. Bell. 587 F. 2d (D.C. Circ. 1978).

  • Working Women United Institute. Sexual harassment on the job; Results of a preliminary survey. Ithaca, N.Y., 1975.

  • Working Women United Institute. Responses of fair employment practice agencies to sexual harassment complaints. A report or recommendations. Research Series, Report No. 2, New York, 1978.

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Coles, F.S. Forced to quit: Sexual harassment complaints and agency response. Sex Roles 14, 81–95 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00287850

Download citation

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00287850

Keywords

  • Social Psychology
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Agency Response
  • Sexual Harassment Complaint