Sequential regression analysis was performed on being sexually harassed and on sexually harassing others using soi-behavior and soi-attitudes (block 1), porn exposure (block 2), and coercive sexual attitudes and classical sexism (block 3) as predictors. Our understanding of the efficiency of female resistance to male sexually coercive behaviour is key to understanding how sexual conflict contributes to population level dynamics and ultimately to the evolution of sexually antagonistic traits. Understanding predictors of sexually coercive behaviour abstract purpose: in order to end or at least improve education and reduce sexual coercion, it is crucial to identify the variables that play a part. Although sexually coercive acts are, by deﬁ nition, less severe than sexually aggressive offenses, which involve the threat or use of physical force, evidence suggests that this type of victimization is a widespread societal problem.
Subtly controlling behavior in fact, complaints sometimes seem to reverse themselves to keep one step ahead of the listener's understanding this can be a defense against anxiety, but when employed by an aggressively critical person is probably best understood as controlling. Being typical of other men, bill's astonishment on learning that his behavior toward a female coworker was considered to be harassment would likely be due to all of the following reasons except: women are clearer than men about whether they perceive a behavior as flirting or as harassment. Charlene y senn, serge desmarais, norine verberg and eileen wood, predicting coercive sexual behavior across the lifespan in a random sample of canadian men, journal of social and personal relationships, 17, 1, (95), (2000. Harassment and sexual abuse also have serious societal, personal, and economic consequences (finkelhor, 1979 herman, 1992 o'donohue, 1997) finding ways to prevent sexual aggression is therefore an important goal and requires an understanding of the correlates and causes of these behaviors.
Entering coercive attitudes and classical sexism at step 3 contributed significantly to the explained variance of being sexually harassed for males (14%), but only the latter reached significance none of the interactions (or age-cohort) contributed to the explained variance in being sexually harassed. Predictors of sexually coercive behavior in a nationally representative sample of adolescent males involvement in delinquent activities in adolescence was the only additional significant predictor of sexually coercive behavior and completely mediated the relationship between physical abuse in childhood and later sexual coercion of note.
A survey of 795 men at a large public university, published in the journal for the scientific study of religion, has found that religiosity has a bearing on peer norms, pornography consumption, and promiscuity, and thereby also on sexual aggression and sexually coercive behavior, psypost, a psychology and neuroscience news website, reported.
Request pdf on researchgate | predictors of sexually coercive behavior in a nationally representative sample of adolescent males | data from male participants in the national longitudinal study of. Predictors of sexual coercion across gender although men and women appeared to be engaging in similar kinds of sexually coercive behavior at similar rates, the attitudes and desires behind the coercive behavior varied significantly by gender.
Their ‘confluence model’ states that variables such as sexual promiscuity or hyper-masculinity will influence sexually coercive behaviour and attitudes some male’s think they are justified in being coercive towards their date especially if they the female accepted the date, they have paid for the date or the female invited him back to her residence (feltey, ainslie & geib, 1991. Involvement in delinquent activities in adolescence was the only additional significant predictor of sexually coercive behavior and completely mediated the relationship between physical abuse in childhood and later sexual coercion.