Gender and Communication
Dr. Marcia D. Dixson
Building Bridges Between the Sexes
through Understanding of our Differences and Similarities
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Chapter 8 Power Abuses in Human Relationships
Choose one of the power abuses: sexual harassment, rape, or partner violence.
Given what you have read, please answer the following questions about that particular type of abuse:
1) What is the cause(s) of this problem?
2) What would you do/say to a victim who comes to you for advice?
3) What would you do/say to a perpetrator?
4) How do we prevent this?