Accession Number:

ADA207047

Title:

Sexual Harassment in the United States Military: The Development of the DoD Survey

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 16 May-23 Jul 1988

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS STATE UNIV NORMAL DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

This report describes the development of a survey instrument to assess the incidence and causes of sexual harassment in the United States Military. The report begins with a general description of the scope of the problem of sexual harassment across different work settings. Subsequently, an analysis of the legal issues is presented. Then some selected scientific studies of sexual harassment are scrutinized. This is followed by documentation of the scope of the problem in the U.S. Military. Finally, some of the major issues to be addressed in the proposed DoD study are described. The content of the DoD survey was developed by the Defense Manpower Data Center in collaboration with the author while the author served as a Summer Faculty Researcher at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute. Keywords Equal opportunity, Hostile environment, Economic injury, Gender, Training, Personnel, Survey methods.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE