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"Academic workplaces are second only to the military in the rate of sexual harassment, with 58 percent of academic employees indicating they had such experiences, according to one study cited in the report." https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/12/science/sexual-harassment-science-medicine-engineering.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur
#academia #sociology #medicine
A nice review of three books on the history of computing and what they have to say on the masculinization of computing: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0162243918770287
I wish though they'd called it "Women who Coded" not "Girls who Coded" though.
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Can Anti-Harassment Programs Reduce Sexual Harassment? --- a short review of the literature: http://www.asanet.org/news-events/footnotes/apr-may-2018/features/can-anti-harassment-programs-reduce-sexual-harassment
- organisation grievance systems aren't trusted, lead to retaliation
- voluntary training can help, mandatory training is counterproductive
- bystander training shows weak, positive effects (standard curriculum has mixed results)
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