The “party life,” or informal types of social networking, increases the risk of sexual harassment for women in an industry dominated by powerful men, according to a Rutgers study
The Daily Targum Interviews Dr. Jocelyn Elise Crowley on Her Research on Sexual Harassment in the Fashion Industry
Regarding the implications of her research, Crowley said that individuals must be aware that sexual harassment can happen in places other than on the actual job site. Networking is a significant part of working in the fashion industry, which means that there must be awareness of what happens outside of actual job sites.
Dr. Jocelyn Elise Crowley – The life of the party: Entrepreneurial labor, sexual harassment, and the fashion industry
Dr. Crowley’s study uses qualitative content analysis to map out how the party life leads to incidents of sexual harassment with both personal and professional consequences for fashion models using 20 distinct narratives.
Dr. Jocelyn Elise Crowley – Bystander Behavior and Sexual Harassment: The Case of the Fashion Industry
Dr. Crowley’s analysis revealed that while some bystander victim–alliance behavior occurred in the forms of verbal objections and a strong physical presence to thwart perpetrators, bystander facilitation of perpetrator abuse was much more common.
Research – Crowley publishes “Challenging gendered power: How sexual harassment perpetrators respond to victim confrontation”
A recent article written by Dr. Jocelyn Elise Crowley dispels a significant sexual harassment myth that victims working within the fashion industry culture are able to stop perpetrators simply by speaking up and/or fighting back.
Jocelyn Elise Crowley, Ph.D. looks at the vulnerabilities of people, mostly women, working in the modeling profession, examining the issue of sexual harassment and models’ response to it in the absence of workplace protections.