Week 10 READINGS

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Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCB22H3
Professor
Ping- Chun Hsiung

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SG Readings Week 10 An Intersectional Analysis of Sexual Harassment in Housing Analyzed 60 cases of sexual harassment in rental housing to expand on recent research addressing this by examining the forms and processes of housing-related sexual harassment Study reveals that sexual coercion is the most common form of sexual harassment for women in housing. Also demonstrates the intersections of race, gender and class in shaping this harassment. Regina who was sexually harassed by her landlord Frank( Penis hanging out guy) experienced which violated her sense of security and privacy, took place in and around her home- a place commonly understood as a private space of security and comfort. Gender inequality rests on beliefs about the naturalization of power and differences between women and men, and these beliefs shape mens and womens experiences in all areas of social life. Understanding Sexual Harassment in Housing Most research of sexual harassment is done in the workplace. Housing discrimination has focused almost entirely on race rather than gender discrimination. Woman may not report sexual harassment out of fear of retaliation, economic concerns, embarrassment, lack of knowledge, or concerns about their physical safety and the safety of their families. Reed, Collinsworth, and Fitzgerald examine 3 sexual harassment cases, which included multiple victims and numerous instances, filed in federal court to identify the types of sexual harassment in housing and the workplace. After the authors identified the instances of sexual harassment reported in the cases, study volunteers made up of undergraduate psychology students were asked to categorize each instance of www.notesolution.com
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