Bibliography of Resources by Topic: media

This bibliography includes references to books, video and curricula that aim to inform the public about sexual violence and its aftermath.

This is often a difficult topic to discuss and to learn about. We hope that this list will prove useful to individuals and groups searching for information on this topic. These lists are provided for information purposes only. The Arizona Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona do not specifically endorse the materials listed herein. For more information about a specific resource please contact the listed publisher or distributor directly.

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List by Media Type

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes
Interviews with famous rappers in which topics of sexism, masculinity, and cultural influence is discussed. 60-minute DVD. Discount pricing for high schools, community colleges, and non-profit organizations. Preview available at http://www.bhurt.com/beyondBeatsAndRhymes.php
Author:
Byron Hurt
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2006
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Byron Hurt & Sabrina Schmidt Gordon
Releated Topics:
Killing Us Softly 4
Explores media’s portrayal of women and its harmful impact on our culture and society (e.g., gender violence). 45-minute DVD. Discount pricing for high schools, community colleges, and non-profit organizations.
Author:
Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2010
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Sut Jhally
Releated Topics:
Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity (unabridged)
Introduces a media literacy tool to students to examine media and culture influences on gender identities, especially masculinity. 82-minute DVD. Discount pricing for high schools, community colleges, and non-profit organizations.
Author:
Jackson Katz
Available From:
Release Date Year:
1999
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
College, High school
Publisher/Producer:
Sut Jhally
Releated Topics:
Respect Me, Don’t Media Me
Explores how media (including music videos) represent women, the impact of media on women, and how to change the way media affect women. 30-minute DVD
Author:
Sisters Empowering Sisters
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Beyondmedia Education
Releated Topics:
Straightlaced

Focuses on how media influences culture, body image, and behavior based on stories told by teens who consider themselves straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning.

Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
GroundSpark
Internet Safety
Teaches children and adults how to use the internet effectively and safely. Curriculum divided in to 4 parts: 1) Click on safety (grades 4-6), 2) Techknowledgey (grades 7-8), 3) Parent’s program, 4) Teacher’s Program.
Author:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Children, Parents, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Generation M: Mysogyny in Media & Culture
Discusses misogyny and sexism in various media from commercials to music in America and the impact on both males & females. 54-minute DVD. Discount pricing for high schools, community colleges, and non-profit organizations.
Author:
Thomas Keith PhD
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2008
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Thomas Keith PhD
Releated Topics:
The Strength to Resist: Media’s Impact on Women and Girls
Confronts images of women in advertising. 33-minute video available in VHS or DVD format. Includes a study guide
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
High school, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Cambridge Documentary Films
Releated Topics:
Game Over: Gender, Race & Violence in Video Games
Gender, race, and violence in video games. 41-minute DVD
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
College, High school
Publisher/Producer:
Sut Jhally and Nina Huntemann
Releated Topics:
The News Media’s Coverage of Crime and Victimization
Investigates media coverage of crime, revictimization, and strategies to reduce the harm. 26-minute video available in VHS format or as a YouTube internet video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sZGN4-tmzU
Release Date Year:
1999
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
National Victims Assistance Academy
Releated Topics:
Wrestling with Manhood: Boys, Bullying & Battering
A critique of professional wrestling mania and images of masculinity as linked with homophobia, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. These media come with a viewer discretion warning regarding physical and sexual violence and profanity. 60-minute DVD
Author:
Sut Jhally
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Ronit Ridberg
Releated Topics:
Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity
Discusses pornography and its impact on how men treat women as well as how men define manhood. 200-page book
Author:
Robert Jensen
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2007
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
South End Press
Releated Topics:
Working with the Media: A Toolkit for Service Providers
Designed to encourage discussion between service providers and journalists regarding the public discussion on sexual assault. Toolkit available in web-based format as a PDF document.
Author:
Tammy Lemmer
Release Date Year:
2004
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Releated Topics:
Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies & Alcohol
Critique of popular culture’s portrayal of alcohol and risky behaviors by Jackson Katz & Jean Kilbourne. An exploration of the college party scene and the influence of seductive media are used to reveal the appeal of alcohol to young people. 45-minute video available in VHS or DVD format.
Author:
Jackson Katz & Jean Kilbourne
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2004
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Loretta Alper & Sut Jhally
Releated Topics:
Behind the Screens: Child Sex Abuse on the Internet
How to protect children through interviews with victims, parents, and experts. 16-minute DVD
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Releated Topics:
Investigating Child Exploitation and Pornography: The Internet, Law and Forensic Science
A thorough book providing historical, legal, technical, and social background for the laws covering child exploitation and pornography. 320-page book
Author:
Monique Ferraro and Eoghan Casey
Release Date Year:
2004
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Forensic practitioners / medical providers, Law enforcement
Publisher/Producer:
Elsevier
Releated Topics:
Pink Think: Becoming a Woman in Many Uneasy Lessons
Examines the social history of marketing by advertisers and advice experts to shape women’s behavior and self-image to a mythical standard of the feminine from the 1940s to 1970s. 224-page book
Author:
Lynn Peril
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
W.W. Norton & Company