Readings and Resources

You can access many different articles and webpages about sexual assault in the "Contents" tab on our MyCourses page. A partial list of  the available materials is provided below. Please join us in our growing electronic community! Here are instructions for how to access these materials:

 

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3. Under the Keyword Search type in “sexual assault” and click “search”
4. The Sexual Assault Teach In group will show up. Click on “enroll”.  You're done!

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Partial List of Reading Materials on MyCourses

Rape myths, victim responsibility, and blame

Loewe, B. (2007). How we enter: Men, gender and sexual assault. (pp. 98-102). In  S. Tarrant (Ed), Men speak out: Views on gender, sex, and power. Routledge.

Valenti, Jessica (2010). Public punishments. (pp. 145-165). The purity myth: How America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women.  Seal Press.

Anderson, Irina, & Doherty, Kathy (2008). Rape supportive culture and the rape victim. (pp.  1-24). Accounting for rape: Psychology, feminism, and discourse analysis in the study of sexual violence. Routledge.

 

Struckman-Johnson, C., &  Struckman-Johnson, D. (1992). Acceptance of male rape myths among college men and women. Sex Roles, 27, 85-100..

Xenos, S., & Smith, D. (2001). Perceptions of rape and sexual assault among Australian adolescents and young adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 16, 1103-1119.

Consent

Perry, Brad. (2008). Hooking up with healthy sexuality: The lessons boys learn (and don't learn) about sexuality and why a sex-positive rape prevention paradigm can benefit everyone involved. (pp. 193-202). In J. Friedman & J. Valenti (Eds.), Yes means yes: Visions of female sexual power and a world without rape. Seal Press.

Schulhofer, Steven  J. (1998). Taking sexual autonomy seriously. (pp. 274-282). Unwanted sex: The culture of intimidation and the failure of law. Harvard University Press.  

Schulhofer, Steven  J. (1998). The missing entitlement: Sexual autonomy (pp. 99-113). Unwanted sex: The culture of intimidation and the failure of law. Harvard University Press.  

McGregor, Joan (2005). Consent and autonomy (pp. 103-138). Is it rape? On acquaintance rape and taking women's consent seriously. Ashgate.

 

Definitions and different types of assault

Kahn, Arnie S. (2004). What college women do and do not perceive as rape. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 28, 9-15.

Peterson, Latoya (2008). The not-rape epidemic. (pp. 209-220). In J. Friedman & J. Valenti (Eds.), Yes means yes: Visions of female sexual power and a world without rape. Seal Press.

 

Funk, Rus Ervin (2006). Queer men and sexual assault: What being raped says about being a man (pp. 131-146). In C. Kendall and W Martino (Eds), Gendered outcasts and sexual outlaws: Sexual oppression and gender hierarchies in queer men’s lives. Harlington Park Press.

Serano, Julia. (2008). Why nice guys finish last. (pp. 227-240). In J. Friedman & J. Valenti (Eds.), Yes means yes: Visions of female sexual power and a world without rape. Seal Press.  

Valenti, Jessica (2010). Beyond manliness. (pp. 167-183). The purity myth: How America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women.  Seal Press.

 

Alcohol and partying

McGregor, Joan (2005). Factors undermining consent: Incapacitation (pp. 139-155). Is it rape? On acquaintance rape and taking women's consent seriously. Ashgate.

Van der Kloet, Erika (2010). Sexual victimization during the first two months at SUNY Geneseo: Sex differences in rates and risk. Report written for Spring 2010 Advanced Research Methods in Psychology: Sexual Aggression.

Armstrong, Elizabeth A., Hamilton, Laura, & Sweeney, Brian (2006). Sexual assault on campus: A multilevel, integrative approach to party rape. Social Problems, 53, 483-499.

Anderson, Irina, & Doherty, Kathy (2008). The social construction of risk. Accounting for rape: Psychology, feminism, and discourse analysis in the study of sexual violence. Routledge.

Flack, William. F. et al. (2007). Risk factors and consequences of unwanted sex among university students: Hooking up, alcohol, and stress response. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22, 139-157.

 

Krebs, Christopher. P. et al. (2009). The differential risk factors of physically forced and alcohol or other drug-enabled sexual assault among university women. Violence and Victims, 24, 302-321.

Testa, Maria. (2004). The role of substance use in male-to-female physical and sexual violence: A brief review and recommendations for future research. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19, 1494-1505.

 

Shifting the focus from individuals to social norms

 

Paluck, E.L., & Ball, L. (2010). Social norms marketing aimed at gender based violence: A literature review and critical assessment. New York: International Rescue Committee. (pp. 1-18)

 

Boswell, A. A., & Spade, J. Z. (1996). Fraternities and collegiate rape culture: Why are some fraternities more dangerous places for women? Gender and Society, 10, 133-147.

 

Ravino, Jonathan. (2008). Being a social justice ally: A feminists’ perspective on preventing male violence (pp. 264-271). In S. Tarrant (Ed), Men speak out: Views on gender, sex, and power. Routledge.

Burn, Shawn Megan (2009). A situational model of sexual assault prevention through bystander intervention. Sex Roles, 60, 779-792.

Tabachnick, Joan. (2009). Engaging bystanders in sexual violence prevention. National sexual violence resource center.

Intersections of sexual assault with individual identities

Martino, Wayne, & Palotta-Chiarolli, Maria (2008). You're not a real boy if you're disabled  (pp. 124-131). The matrix reader. McGraw Hill.

Springer, Katherine (2008). Queering black female heterosexuality. In Jaclyn Friedman and Jessica Valenti (Eds),   In Yes means yes:  Visions of female sexual power and a world without rape. (pp. 77-91)  Pp. 43-52.  Berkley:  Seal Press.

Wilchins, Riki (2002).  It's your gender, stupid!  (pp. 23-32).  In J. Nestle, C. Howell, and R. Wilchins (Eds.), GENDERqUEER.  Alyson Books

 

Campus sexual assault

Geneseo Student Code of Conduct, including our own sexual assault policy

Karjane, Heather M., Fisher, Bonnie S., & Cullen, Francis T. (2005). Sexual assault on campus: What colleges and universities are doing about it. Research for Practice Report Commissioned by the National Institutes for Justice.  (pp. 1-18)

Lombardi, Kristen & Jones, Kristen (2009). Campus sexual assault statistics don't add up. http://www.publicintegrity.org/investigations/campus_assault/articles/entry/1841/

Lombardi, Kristen (2009). Barriers curb reporting on campus sexual assault. http://www.publicintegrity.org/investigations/campus_assault/articles/entry/1822/

Carr, Joetta L. (2005, February). American College Health Association campus violence white paper. Baltimore, MD: American College Health Association. (pp. 1-6, 10-13)

Katz, Jennifer. (July 2010). College students' sexual assault experiences at Geneseo: Results from an anonymous, campus-wide survey and implications for change.

Barry, Donna. M., & Cell, Paul L. (2009). Putting it all together for a best practice approach. (pp. 1-23). In D. H. Barry and P. H. Cell (Eds.) Campus sexual assault response teams: Program development and operational management.

Gaffney, Donna A.  (2009). Community sexual assault response teams: Structure, function, and efficacy (pp. 1--15). In D. H. Barry and P. H. Cell (Eds.) Campus sexual assault response teams: Program development and operational management.

Pennington, Karen L. (2009). Creating a campus culture that supports sexual assault response (pp. 1-8). In D. H. Barry and P. H. Cell (Eds.) Campus sexual assault response teams: Program development and operational management

Baldizan, L., Falkson, L. B., & Grant, M. B. (2009). Navigating a complaint of sexual assault through a campus disciplinary process. (pp. 1-20). In D. H. Barry and P. H. Cell (Eds.) Campus sexual assault response teams: Program development and operational management.

Lombardi, Kristen (2010). A lack of consequences for sexual assault. Sexual Assault on Campus: The Frustrating Search for Justice. The Center for Public Integrity. http://www.publicintegrity.org/investigations/campus_assault/

Neary, Lynn. (2010) Host of NPR Radio Program, College of Holy Cross Responds to Sexual Assault. Seeking Justice for Campus Rapes: An NPR News Investigation http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124199190

Shapiro, Joseph (2010). Myths that make it hard to stop campus rape. Seeking Justice for Campus Rapes: An NPR News Investigation http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124272157

 

Taking action

Banyard, Victoria L.  (2008). Measurement and correlates of prosocial bystander behavior: The case of interpersonal violence. Violence and Victims, 23, 83-97.

Kirkland, Connie, & Kallem, Howard (2008). Responding to sexually victimized college students (pp 199-217). In M. Pauldi (Ed.), Understanding and preventing campus violence. Praeger.

Uebrick, B. J., et al. (2008). Campus wide-educational techniques. In M. Pauldi (Ed.), Understanding and preventing campus violence. Praeger.

Middelkoop, Jese et al. (2008). Campus security recommendations for administrators to help prevent and deal with violence.In M. Pauldi (Ed.), Understanding and preventing campus violence. Praeger.

Paludi, Michele. (2008). Keeping safe on college campuses: Recommendations for students. In M. Pauldi (Ed.), Understanding and preventing campus violence. Praeger.

Fisher D, Lang KS, Wheaton J. Training Professionals in the Primary Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence: A Planning Guide. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2010.