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WOS/SOC 368 (Huebner)

A research guide for the class Violence, Systems, and Resistance

Recommended Readings

These recommended readings from Professor Heubner may be a good place to get started!  Many are available through the libraries' databases or on the web (links provided).  There are a few articles we don't have access to, but you can use the ILLiad interlibrary loan system to request a copy (usually takes 1-2 business days and arrives as a PDF).

Intersectionality

Collins, Patricia Hill. 2000. “Mammies, Matriarchs, and Other Controlling Images” from Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, Second Edition. New York: Routledge.

https://search-ebscohost-com.proxy-wcupa.klnpa.org/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=shib&db=sih&AN=17142362&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=s3916018

Lorde, Audre. 1984. “Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle The Master’s House” Sister Outsider. Crossing Press.

https://go.openathens.net/redirector/wcupa.edu?url=https://www.proquest.com/books/sister-outsider-essays-speeches/docview/2138588223/se-2?accountid=14971, then navigate to the correct essay using the menu on the left.

Intimate Violence

Crenshaw, Kimberle’. 1991. “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color.” Stanford Law Review. 43:1241-99.

https://shibbolethsp.jstor.org/start?entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fshibidp.wcupa.edu%2Fidp%2Fopenathens&dest=https://www.jstor.org/stable/1229039&site=jstor

Huebner, Lisa C. 2008. It is Part of the Job: Waitresses and Nurses Define Sexual Harassment. Sociological Viewpoints. Fall: 75-90.

WCU doesn’t have access to this journal article.  It can be requested via the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan service.

Hate-based Violence

Jauk, Daniela. 2013. “Invisible Lives, Silenced Violence: Transphobic Gender Violence in Global Perspective.”  Gendered Perspectives on Conflict and Violence: Part A, pp. 111-136.

https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/wcupa/reader.action?docID=1507578&ppg=122, then look for the PDF icon at the top of the page to download the entire chapter for easier reading.

Lloyd, Moya. 2013. “Heternormativity and/as Violence: The Sexing of Gwen Araujo.” Hypatia 28(4): 1-18.

https://shibbolethsp.jstor.org/start?entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fshibidp.wcupa.edu%2Fidp%2Fopenathens&dest=https://www.jstor.org/stable/24542088&site=jstor

Wells-Barnett, Ida B. 1895. The Red Record. 

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14977

Southern Poverty Law Center

https://www.splcenter.org/

State Sanctioned Violence

Crago, Anna- Louise. 2014. “Bitches Killing the Nation”: Analyzing the Violent State-Sponsored Repression of Sex Workers in Zambia, 2004–2008.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 39(2): 365-381.

https://shibbolethsp.jstor.org/start?entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fshibidp.wcupa.edu%2Fidp%2Fopenathens&dest=https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/673087&site=jstor

Davis, Angela Y. 2003. Are Prisons Obsolete. Seven Stories Press.

We have this book in print only:  https://sshelco-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/f/kj58so/01SSHELCO_WCHESTER_ALMA2174255280003573

Davis, Angela. 1981. “Rape, Racism, and the Myth of the Black Rapist” in Women, Race, and Class. New York, NY: Vintage Books.

https://go.openathens.net/redirector/wcupa.edu?url=https://www.proquest.com/books/women-race-class/docview/2138589067/se-2?accountid=14971then use the menu on the left to navigate to the correct chapter (11).

Lorde Audre. For the Record In memory of Eleanor Bumpers

https://www.usprisonculture.com/blog/2012/03/27/poem-for-the-day-for-the-record-by-audre-lorde/

Trenholm, Jill et al. 2016. “The global, the ethnic and the gendered war: women and rape in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,” Gender, Place, and Culture, 23(4): 484-502.

WCU doesn’t have access to this journal article.  It can be requested via the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan service.

Violence That Contributes to Capital

Burke, Mary (Ed.). 2017. Human Trafficking: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2nd Edition. Routledge.

https://klnpa-wcu.userservices.exlibrisgroup.com/view/action/uresolver.do?operation=resolveService&package_service_id=5922192630003573&institutionId=3573&customerId=3555

Resistance

Crann, Sara E. and Paula C. Barata. 2015. “The Experience of Resilience for Adult Female Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: A Phenomenological Inquiry.” Violence Against Women, 1-23.

https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=sso&db=psyh&AN=2016-23103-006&site=eds-live&scope=site&custid=s3916018

Projanksy, Sarah. 2010. “Rihanna’s Closed Eyes.” The Velvet Light Trap 65: 71-73.

https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=sso&db=edsglr&AN=edsglr.A221020993&site=eds-live&scope=site&custid=s3916018

Wang, Yu-Wei. 2011. “Voices From the Margin: A Case Study of A Rural Lesbian’s Experience with Woman-To-Woman Sexual Violence. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 15:166–175.

WCU doesn’t have access to this journal article.  It can be requested via the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan service, using an article request.

Roy, Srila. 2009. “The Ethical Ambivalence of Resistant Violence: Notes from Postcolonial South Asia.” Feminist Review, 91: 135-153.

https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=sso&db=hus&AN=36965640&site=eds-live&scope=site&custid=s3916018

Core Databases

Your Bibliography Assignment requires at least two scholarly sources from each of the three major disciplinary approaches studied in class:  Women's and Gender Studies, Sociology, and History.  Below are the library databases dedicated to each of those disciplines.  Searching in them is going to be the easiest way to find articles that meet that requirement.

Databases from Related Disciplines

While articles from the three core databases will likely be at the center of your arguments, you may want to supplement them with articles from related disciplines.

Tip:  If using Library Search for scholarly sources, look for the link to limit to just Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Journals in the column to the left.

Books

Your various assignments for this class focus on scholarly journal articles, which tend to have the most current research.  In some cases, there may also be scholarly books that will provide history, background, and context for your topic. 

Tip: Aren't sure what discipline a book is from?  Look up the author(s).  A quick Google search search for "Authors full name" site:.edu will usually pull back a page from the college/university they are affiliated with and you can check their department.   

This box is set to search just the library catalog.

Books on Class Topics

Keep in mind that these are just a few examples of books from the last 10 years.  We have many, many more related to your class topics!

Intersectionality

Resilience

Note:  There are also a lot of popular, self-help type books out there on resilience.  Nothing wrong with that, but most of those type of books aren't going to be appropriate for this class.

Violence and Gender

Violence and Race

Violence and Disability

Interlibrary Loan

When searching the library's databases, you may find articles you want that we do not have access to.  You can get them for free through a service called interlibrary loan, and it usually only takes one or two days. 

From a database:

1.  Instead of a link to a PDF below the article, you will see a link called check availability.

2.  If we have the full text,the page that opens will provide a link under the "View It" heading. 

3.  If we don't own the full text, you can access our interlibrary loan system for articles, called ILLiad, by logging into the system using your WCU email address and password.  Look for the link on the yellow bar in the middle of the page.

4. Once you log in, you will see the link to go to ILLiad.

5. If it is your first time logging into the system, it may ask you some questions about your delivery preferences.

6. The system will try to fill in the required blanks with the relevant information about the article.  Double check to make sure that all the required blanks are filled.  If not, go back to the tab with the article info to cut and paste the other required info.

 

From Library Search:

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