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Gender differences in assaults and violent acts in the workplace United States, 1993

Holly L. Howe

Gender differences in assaults and violent acts in the workplace United States, 1993

by Holly L. Howe

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Published by Illinois Dept. of Public Health, Division of Epidemiologic Studies in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Violence in the workplace -- United States -- Sex differences -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Holly L. Howe.
      SeriesEpidemiologic report series ;, 95:3
      ContributionsIllinois. Division of Epidemiologic Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.E43 H69 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5, [6] p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL938968M
      LC Control Number95623024
      OCLC/WorldCa33167277

      How Men And Women Differ: Gender Differences in Communication Styles, Influence Tactics, and differences between men and women in the workplace. Whether these gender differences exist in the way in which they communicate, influence, or lead, men and women have United States was Woman in the Nineteenth Century by Margaret Fuller. Fuller. Violence against women in the United States is the use of domestic abuse, murder, sex-trafficking, rape and assault against women in the United States. It has been recognized as a public health concern. Culture in the United States has led towards the trivialization of violence towards women, with media in the United States possibly contributing to making women-directed violence appear.

      Rape by gender classifies types of rape by the sex and/or gender of both the rapist and the victim. This scope includes both rape and sexual assault more generally. Most research indicates that rape affects women disproportionately, with the majority of people convicted being men; however, since the broadening of the definition of rape in by the FBI, more attention is being given to male. The Global Inequality of Women. The problem of global poverty first discussed in Chapter 2 “Poverty” is especially severe for women. Although, as Chapter 2 “Poverty” noted, more than billion people on earth are desperately poor, their ranks include more than their fair share of women, who are estimated to make up 70 percent of the world’s poor.

      The Feminist Majority Foundation works for social and political and economic equality for women by using research and education to improve women's lives. The Feminist Majority Foundation Online features daily feminist news with 'take action' ideas, domestic violence and sexual assault hotlines, a feminist career center, information on feminism including women and girls in sports and more. Workplace aggression is a specific type of aggression which occurs in the workplace. Workplace aggression can include a wide range of behaviors, ranging from verbal acts (e.g., insulting someone or spreading rumors) to physical attacks (e.g., punching or slapping).


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Gender differences in assaults and violent acts in the workplace United States, 1993 by Holly L. Howe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gender 1993 book in assaults and violent acts in the workplace United States, Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Dept. of Public Health, Division of Epidemiologic Studies, [] (OCoLC) Violence in the workplace: Gender similarities and differences Article in Journal of Criminal Justice 29(2) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Second, researchers who have examined violence in general have consistently shown that gender differences exist: women are more at risk for certain types of violence (e.g., rape and sexual assault) than males, and females are more likely to be injured in an act of violence Craven,Crowell & Burgess,Tjaden & Thoennes, Cited by: New terms to describe forms of violence concentrated on women include.

domestic terrorism,marital rape,date rape,acquaintanceship rape,degrees of sexual assault,wife abuse,wife battering,intimate-partner violence,emotional abuse,stalk- ing,sexual harassment, and gender Size: KB. Sexual assault and domestic violence are crimes that disproportionately impact women, girls, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals in the United States.

Furthermore, the study notes that sexual assault is a different experience for the genders; the characteristics of the sexual assault perpetrated against women result in greater physical and.

Summary findings. Males experienced higher victimization rates than females for all types of violent crime except rape/sexual assault. Females age 12 or older experienced aboutnonfatal violent victimizations (rape/sexual assault, robbery, or aggravated or simple assault) by an intimate partner (a current or former spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend).

However, when taking into account the context of the violent incidence, men tended to initiate violence while women often perpetrated violence in response to the violent acts by their male partners. Findings in this study have revealed a gender symmetry in the prevalence of IPV, but a gender asymmetry in the motivation of such by:   Violent crime in the United States refers to murder, rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault.

Violent crime in the United States has fallen over. Workplace Violence. WORKPLACE VIOLENCE is violence. or the threat of violence toward someone working or on duty. While workplace violence ranges from physical assault to robbery to homicide, the most common form is simple assault.

Overall, workplace violence has declined in recent years, yet workplace homicides of government employees have Size: KB. Sexual Assault in the United States. One in five women and one in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives ; In the U.S., one in three women and one in six men experienced some form of contact sexual violence in their lifetime ; % of female victims of rape reported being raped by an intimate partner and % by an acquaintance.

- Identify different types and sites of gender-based violence, its main victims and perpetrators. - Discuss what gender-based violence is and why it is a violation of women’s human rights.

- Analyze gender-based violence from the women’s human rights perspective. Activity 1: Gender-Based Violence.

Almost all gun violence and other kinds of violence are committed by people who are not mentally ill. (95%) 2. Almost all firearm-related homicides occur via "ordinary" violence, not via mass shootings.

Most firearm-related homicides and other gun violence in the United States involve handguns, not assault weapons. This book helped me understand the many facets of gendered violence that I oftentimes hear about among female youth work with.

Miller's cogent description of the sexual violence and harassment experienced in the setting where she works and the lack of acknowledgement among the girls to recognize structural factors related to this violence is a Cited by: The Facts on Gender-Based Workplace Violence.

A customer threatens to assault a retail clerk. An employee’s ex-boyfriend incessantly calls and visits the employee during shifts. An employee is terminated and returns to a worksite with a gun.

A restaurant patron fondles a server, commenting “I left you a little something extra for that.”. South African trends and patterns of gender-based violence 6 Brief statistics Root causes of gender-based violence 8 The influences of culture, tradition and religion on gender-based violence 8 Lobola 8 Ukuthwala 8 Virginity testing 9 Female genital mutilation 9 Male circumcision 10 Sharia law 10 Individual factors and gender-based violence 11File Size: 1MB.

April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an opportunity to educate people and raise awareness about sexual violence refers to crimes like sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse. In the United States, 1 in 5 women will be raped in her lifetime, and nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men will experience sexual violence victimization other than rape.

] GENDER, CRIME, AND THE CRIMINAL LAW DEFENSES 81 show that men and boys commit significantly more crime, both seri-ous and not, than women and girls.3 This pattern persists despite data indicating that crimes committed by females may be rising.4 Evidence also suggests that males are generally more aggressive than females,5 even before the preschool years.6 Yet most theories and Cited by:   The U.S.

Justice Department describes it as sexual assault, and in most states, this behavior would be a misdemeanor or felony crime. The other 48 states have created sexual assault laws that address the spectrum of sexual violence for many reasons.

They more accurately describe the crime and recognize what the victim has experienced. INTRODUCTION. In the United States, workplace injury fatalities have decreased 27% since with the greatest declines observed for workplace homicides ().Inhomicides occurred in U.S.

workplaces, representing the lowest total ever recorded by the census ().Despite these declines, inworkplace homicides among women were up 13% and homicide remains a leading cause of Cited by:. Assault victims by gender and age: Males and females between the ages 12 and 24 were the most likely to be assaulted from all the age groups in Females still had much lower rates for assaults with rates of per 1, females aged years old, per 1, females aged and per 1, females aged years old.

Sexual assault between males has only been recognized as existing in prisons, however, there has been a steady increase of male rape taking place in society and in the workplace.

Mitchell et al., () submit that male rape takes place among male college students who were either forced or pressured into sexual acts.The differences between males and females have always been a point of interest and research.

In the case of delinquency, female criminality is a hot topic because women are normally associated with being soft and angelic, whereas males are associated with aggression, but the number of females committing crimes is getting higher, which is piquing the interest of researchers.