NIU Women's Studies Library Resource List

Violence & Women:

Backhouse, Constance and Leah Cohen. Sexual Harassment on the Job: How to Avoid the Working Woman’s Nightmare. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1981.

Bart, Pauline B. and Eileen Geil Moran, eds. Violence Against Women: The Bloody Footprints. Newbury Park: SAGE Publications, 1993.

Benokraitis, Nijole V. and Joe R. Feagin. Modern Sexism: Blatant, Subtle and Covert Discrimination. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1995.

Benokraitis, Nijole V. Subtle Sexism: Current Practice and Prospects for Change. Thousand Oaks: SAGE, 1997.

Bessmer, Sue. The Laws of Rape. New York: Praeger, 1976.

Bryant, Marcella. Ancient Child: Poetry About Incest. Austin, TX: Plain View Press, 1989.

Burbank, Victoria Katherine. Fighting Women: Anger and Aggression in Aboriginal Australia. Berkley, CA: University of California Press, 1994.

Burkett, Elinor. So Many Enemies, So Little Time: An American Woman in All the Wrong Places. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 2004.

Cooke, Miriam and Angela Woollacott, eds. Gendering War Talk. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Dash, Leon. Rosa Lee: A Mother and Her Family in Urban America. New York: Plume, 1997.

Elshtain, Jean Bethke. Women and War. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1987.

Farrow, Mia. What Falls Away, A Memoir. New York: Nan A. Talese, 1997.

Fein, Judith. Are You a Target? A Guide to Self-Protection, Personal Safety, and Rape Prevention. Belmont: Wadsworth, 1981.

Gilbert, Sandra and Susan Gubar. No Man’s Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century: Letters from the Front. Vol. 3. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994.

Ginsburg, Faye D. Contested Lives: The Abortion Debate in an American Community. London, England: University of California Press, Ltd., 1989.

Gmelch, Sharon Bohn. Gender on Campus: Issues for College Women. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Haskell, Molly. From Reverenece to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1974.

Human Rights Watch. A Question of Security: Violence against Palestinian Women and Girls (vol. 18, no. 7E). New York, NY: Human Rights Watch, Nov. 2006.

Human Rights Watch. Swept Under the Rug: Abuses against Domestic Workers Around the World (vol. 18, no. 7C). New York, NY: Human Rights Watch, July 2006.

Johnson, Janet Elise. Gender Violence in Russia: The Politics of Feminist Intervention. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2009.

Kappeler, Susanne. The Pornography of Representation. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1986.

Kassindja, Fauziya, and Layli Miller Bashir. Do They Hear You When You Cry? New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 1998.

Kristof, Nicholas D. and Sheryl WuDunn. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Lee, Janet and Susan M. Shaw, eds. Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

MacKinnon, Catherine A. Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1987.

MacKinnon, Catharine A. Sexual Harassment of Working Women. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1979.

Méndez-Negrete, Josi. Las hijas de Juan: Daughters Betrayed. San José, CA: Chusma House, 2002.

Merryn, Erin. Living for Today, A Memoir: From Incest and Molestation to Fearlessness and Forgiveness. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 2009.

Merryn, Erin. Stolen Innocence: Triumphing Over a Childhood Broken Abuse: A Memoir. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 2004.

Millett, Kate. The Prostitution Papers: A Candid Dialogue. New York, NY: Avon Books, 1971.

Moody, Anne. Coming of Age in Mississippi. 1968. New York: Laurel, 1976.

Muscio, Inga. Cunt: A Declaration of Independence. 2nd ed. New York: Seal, 2002.

Narasimhan, Sakuntala. Sati: Widow Burning in India. New York, NY: Anchor Books, 1990.

Richlin, Amy. The Garden of Priapus: Sexuality and Aggression in Roman Humor. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1983.

Sark. Succulent Wild Woman: Dancing with Your Wonder-full Self! New York, NY: Fireside, 1997.

Seager, Joni. The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World. 4th ed. New York, NY: Penguin, 2009.

Showalter, Elaine. The Feminine Malady: Women, Madness and the English Culture, 1830-1980. New York, NY: Penguin, 1987.

Spence-Diehl, Emily. Stalking: A Handbook for Victims. Holmes Beach, FL: Learning Publications, Inc., 1999.

United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women: National Report of Ireland. Dublin, IR: Govt. of Ireland, 1994.

United States Commission on Civil Rights. Battered Women: Issues on Public Policy. Washington, D.C.: United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1978.

Williams, Kayla. Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.

Zinn, Maxine Baca, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Michael A. Messner, eds. Gender Through the Prism of Difference. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.