Monthly Archives: December 2015

Gavey, N. 2005. Just Sex?: The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape. (first two chapters)

Gavey, Nicola.2005. Just Sex?: The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape. New York: Routledge.   Overriding concern for false accusations of men by women, than the impacts and events of rape itself (Brownmiller 1975). The prosecution and abhorrence of rape is often framed by the erasure of rapes by privileged men, and the focus of rape issues […]

Smolak, L. and S.K. Murnen. 2011. “The Sexualization of Girls and Women as a Primary Antecedent of Self-Objectification.”

  Smolak, Linda and Sarah K. Murnen. 2011. “The Sexualization of Girls and Women as a Primary Antecedent of Self-Objectification.” Pp. 53-76 in Self-Objectification in Women: Causes, Consequences, and Counteractions, edited by Rachel M. Calogero, Stacey Tantleff-Dunn, and J. Kevin Thompson. York, PA: Maple-Vail Books, American Psychological Association. “Insomuch as a culture endorses sexual objectification, […]

Calogero, R.M., S. Tantleff-Dunn, and J.K. Thompson. 2011. “Objectification Theory: An Introduction.”

Calogero, Rachel M., Stacey Tantleff-Dunn, and J. Kevin Thompson. 2011. “Objectification Theory: An Introduction.” Pp. 3-22 in Self-Objectification in Women: Causes, Consequences, and Counteractions, edited by Rachel M. Calogero, Stacey Tantleff-Dunn, and J. Kevin Thompson. York, PA: Maple-Vail Books, American Psychological Association “Men act and women appear. Men look at women. Women watch themselves being […]

Basile, K.C. 2015. “A Comprehensive Approach to Sexual Violence Prevention.”

Basile, Kathleen C. 2015. “A Comprehensive Approach to Sexual Violence Prevention.” New England Journal of Medicine 372(24):2350-2352. Sexual violence can be cast as a social health problem (MMWR Surveillance Survey 2014), with lasting health outcomes for survivors. National data notes that of women who report rape, 40% were first raped before the age of 18, […]

Lam, C. and B. Roman. 2009. “[…] Understanding and Approaching College-Aged Female Victims of Acquaintance Rape.”

Lam, Charlene and Brenda Roman. 2009. “When Granny Is the Wolf: Understanding and Approaching College-aged Female Victims of Acquaintance Rape.” Psychiatry 6(8): 18-26. Rape is defined as “sexual behaviors involving some type of penetration due to force or the threat of force; a lack of consent; or inability to give consent due to age, intoxication […]

Aubrey, J.S. 2004. “Sex and Punishment: An Examination of Sexual Consequences and the Sexual Double Standard in Teen Programming.”

Aubrey, Jennifer Stevens. 2004. “Sex and Punishment: An Examination of Sexual Consequences and the Sexual Double Standard in Teen Programming.” Sex Roles 50(7/8): 505-514. The study entails a content analysis of prime-time television dramas that featured characters between the ages of 12-22. The study investigates the sexual consequences(noted by sexual dialogue, reference) incurred by the […]

Abbey, A., P.O. Buck, T. Zawacki, and C. Saenz. 2003. “Alcohol’s Effects on Perceptions of a Potential Date Rape.”

Abbey, Antonia, Philip O. Buck, Tina Zawacki, and Christopher Saenz. 2003. “Alcohol’s Effects on Perceptions of a Potential Date Rape.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol (September 2003): 669-677. Alcohol consumption (as performed with placebo and real alcohol), alcohol expectancies, attitudes about casual sex, and usual date-based drinking had significant impacts on male and female students’ […]