Resources in this section include publications and research guides for scholars researching sexual violence. These are not prescriptive; rather, they are a collation of current debates about sexual violence, including the language and terms used within this area of work, the ethical considerations of working with survivors, and contact information for specific members of our team, in case you would like to get involved or be in conversation with our project members.
Ethics and interview guides
- Trauma- and Violence-Informed Interview Strategies in Work with Survivors of Gender-Based Violence
- Toward a Trauma and Violence-Informed Research Ethics Module: Considerations and Recommendations
- Vers un module d’éthique de recherche tenant compte des traumatismes et de la violence: Considérations et recommandations
Guides and toolkits
- It’s on Us: Campus Organizing Toolkit
- Media guide from Femifesto
- Evaluating Sexualized Violence Training and Resources
- Social media safety guidelines from Hollaback!
- SSHRC Partnerships Tool-kit and tips from Dr. Shaheen Shariff
- Domestic Violence Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Safety Planning with Indigenous Populations from the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative (CDHPI)
- The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls from the National Inquiry
- Not Online. Not on Campus. Addressing sexual violence and Technology-Facilitated Violence on Campus from YWCA
- Rosa, Canada’s first national digital platform centralizing the laws around sexual harassment, has a forthcoming survey about workplace sexual harassment. Check their website for updates.
- Buchwald, E., Fletcher, P. R., & Roth, M. (Eds.). (2005). Transforming a rape culture. Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions.
- Chen, J., Walters, M. L., Gilbert, L. K., & Patel, N. (2020). Sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence by sexual orientation, United States. Psychology of Violence, 10(1), 110-119.
- Crenshaw, K. (1991). Mapping the margins: Intersectionality, identity politics, and violence against women of color. Stanford Law Review, 43(6), 1241–1299.
- Gavey, N. (2005). Just sex? The cultural scaffolding of rape. London: Routledge.
- Harris, K. L. (2018). Yes means yes and no means no, but both these mantras need to go: Communication myths in consent education and anti-rape activism. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 46(2), 155-178.
- Henry, N., & Powell, A. (Eds.). (2014). Preventing sexual violence: Interdisciplinary approaches to overcoming a rape culture. Springer.
- Henry, N., & Powell, A. (2016). Technology-facilitated sexual violence: A literature review of empirical research. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 19(2), 195-208.
- Khan, U. (2016, December 5). The Rhetoric of Rape Culture. Retrieved from https://cfe.ryerson.ca/blog/2016/12/rhetoric-rape-culture
- Klettke, B., Hallford, D. J., & Mellor, D. J. (2014). Sexting prevalence and correlates: A systematic literature review. Clinical Psychology Review, 34(1), 44-53.
- Krieger, M. A. (2017). Unpacking “sexting”: A systematic review of nonconsensual sexting in legal, educational, and psychological literatures. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 18(5), 593-601.
- Mori, C., Temple, J. R., Browne, D., & Madigan, S. (2019). Association of sexting with sexual behaviors and mental health among adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Pediatrics, 173(8), 770-779.
- Peterson, Z. D., Buday, S., & McCallum, E. (2015). Sexual violence. In P. Whelehan & A. Bolin (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. John Wiley & Sons.
- Powell, A., & Henry, N. (2017). Sexual violence in a digital age. Springer.
- Powell, A., Scott, A., Flynn, A., & Henry, N. (2020). Image-based sexual abuse: An international study of victims and perpetrators. Monash University.
- Richards, C. (2020). Intoxication, a drunk science: Expertise in cases of sexual assault regarding capacity to consent. Canadian Journal of Law and Justice, 2(1).
- Shariff, S., Dietzel, C., & Jaswal, N. (Eds.). (2017). Navigating the minefield: Responding to legal and educational dilemmas in addressing sexual violence in universities [Special Issue]. Education & Law Journal, 27(1).
- Shariff, S., Dietzel, C., & Towfigh, K. (Eds.) (2020). Sexual violence: Impacts on and implications for the intersections of law and education. [Special Issue.] Education & Law Journal, 29(2).
- Project Director: shaheen.shariff [at] mcgill.ca (subject: IMPACTS%20Project%20%7C%20Resources%20for%20researchers) (Dr. Shaheen Shariff)
- Project Lead; Education - Law & Policy: collen.sheppard [at] mcgill.ca (subject: IMPACTS%20Project%20%7C%20Resources%20for%20researchers) (Dr. Colleen Sheppard)
- Project Lead; Activism in Arts, and Popular Culture: carrie.rentschler [at] mcgill.ca (subject: IMPACTS%20Project%20%7C%20Resources%20for%20researchers) (Dr. Carrie Rentschler)
- Project Lead; News & Social Media: christian.ehret [at] mcgill.ca (subject: IMPACTS%20Project%20%7C%20Resources%20for%20researchers) (Dr. Christian Ehert)
- For all other inquiries, please contact the Project Administrator at definetheline.education [at] mcgill.ca