When Do Men With Power Engage in Sexual Harassment? by Gwendolyn Seidman.
Beginning with famed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, numerous powerful men have recently been accused of sexual harassment. Many people were shocked and dismayed that so many men would abuse their power in this way. But of course, not all powerful men are sexual harassers. So why might some powerful men be more likely than others to sexually harass their subordinates? Research, including a new paper published just this past month, points to three possible reasons.