t) Technology and violence

Recent overviews

Afrouz, R. (2021). The nature, patterns and consequences of technology-facilitated domestic abuse: A scoping review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse.

Clevenger, S., & Gilliam, M. (2020) Intimate partner violence and the internet: Perspectives. In T. Holt & A. Bossler (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of International Cybercrime and Cyberdeviance. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

Devaney, J., Bradbury-Jones, C., Macy, R. J., Øverlien, C., & Holt, S. (Eds.). (2021). The Routledge International Handbook of Domestic Violence and Abuse. Routledge.
23 Technology-assisted abuse within intimate relationships

Dragiewicz, MollyWoodlock, DelanieHarris, Bridget, & Kennedy, Claire (2019) Technology-facilitated coercive control. In Rennison, C MDeKeseredy, W S, & Hall-Sanchez, A K (Eds.) The Routledge international handbook of violence studies (Routledge International Handbooks).Routledge, United Kingdom, pp. 244-253.

Gendera, S., Valentine, K., & Breckenridge, J. (2021). The significance of technology as both a resource in enhancing safety, and a means of perpetrating violence: The implications for policy and practice. Journal of Gender-Based Violence. https://doi.org/10.1332/239868021X16255656776492

Hall, M., Hearn, J., & Lewis, R. (2022). Digital Gender-Sexual Violations: Violence, Technologies, Motivations. Taylor & Francis.

Harris, B. A. (2020). Technology and violence against women. In The Emerald Handbook of Feminism, Criminology and Social Change. Emerald Publishing Limited.

Harris, Bridget (2020) Technology, domestic and family violence: perpetration, experiences and responses. QUT Centre for Justice. 

Kim, C., & Ferraresso, R. (2022). Examining Technology-Facilitated Intimate Partner Violence: A Systematic Review of Journal Articles. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 0(0), 15248380211061402. doi:10.1177/15248380211061402

Patel, U., & Roesch, R. (2022). The prevalence of technology-facilitated sexual violence: A meta-analysis and systematic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 23(2), 428-443.

Rocha-Silva, T., Nogueira, C., & Rodrigues, L. (2021). Intimate abuse through technology: A systematic review of scientific constructs and behavioral dimensions. Computers in Human Behavior, 122, 106861.

Wilson, C., Sheridan, L., & Garratt-Reed, D. (2022). Examining Cyberstalking Perpetration and Victimization: A Scoping Review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 0(0), 15248380221082937. doi:10.1177/15248380221082937

Woodlock, D., McKenzie, M., Western, D., & Harris, B. (2019). Technology as a weapon in domestic violence: Responding to digital coercive control. Australian Social Work, 1-13.


Further works

Adams, C. (2018). “They Go for Gender First”: The nature and effect of sexist abuse of female technology journalists. Journalism Practice, 12(7), 850-869.

Aiston, J., 2023. Digitally Mediated Misogyny and Critical Discourse Studies: Methodological and Ethical Implications. Modern Languages Open, (1), p.6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.3828/mlo.v0i0.454

Amanda Lenhart, Michele Ybarra, Kathryn Zickuhr, and Myeshia Price-Feeney. (2016). Online harassment, digital abuse, and cyberstalking in America. Data and Society Research Institute. URL: https://www.datasociety.net/pubs/oh/Online_Harassment_2016.pdf

Amankaviciute, S., Pringle, H., & Zalnieriute, M. (June 2021). Freedom of expression of women in the public sphere: From objectification to technology facilitated sexual violence. Submission to the Thematic Report on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression and Gender Justice for the 76th session of the General Assembly, June 2021.

Barker, K., & Jurasz, O. (2019). Online Misogyny. Journal of International Affairs, 72(2), 95-114.

Benton-Greig, P., Gamage, D., & Gavey, N. (2018). Doing and denying sexism: online responses to a New Zealand feminist campaign against sexist advertising. Feminist Media Studies, 18(3), 349-365.

Bernstein, S., Warburton, W. A., Bussey, K., & Sweller, N. (2022). Beyond the screen: violence and aggression towards women within an excepted online space. Sexes, 3(1), 78-96.

Berryhill, A., & Fuentes, L. (2023). Technology-facilitated violence against women: Taking stock of evidence and data collection. UN Women, WHO, Joint Programme on Violence Against Women Data

Boduszek, D., Debowska, A., Jones, A. D., Ma, M., Smith, D., Willmott, D., . . . Kirkman, G. (2019). Prosocial video game as an intimate partner violence prevention tool among youth: A randomised controlled trial. Computers in Human Behavior, 93, 260-266.

Boyle, K., & Rathnayake, C. (2019). #HimToo and the networking of misogyny in the age of #MeToo. Feminist Media Studies, 1-19. doi:10.1080/14680777.2019.1661868

Brown, C., & Hegarty, K. (2021). Development and validation of the TAR Scale: A measure of technology-facilitated abuse in relationships. Computers in Human Behavior Reports, 3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chbr.2021.100059

Brown, C., Sanci, L., & Hegarty, K. (2021). Technology-facilitated abuse in relationships: Victimisation patterns and impact in young people. Computers in Human Behavior, 124, 106897. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2021.106897

Brown, C., Yap, M., Thomassin, A., Murray, M., & Yu, E. (2021). ‘Can I just share my story?’ Experiences of technology-facilitated abuse among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from regional and remote areas [Report]. https://apo.org.au/node/313414

Buntain, C. (2018). Characterizing Gender Differences in Misogynistic and Antisocial Microblog Posts. In Online Harassment (pp. 127-150): Springer.

Caridade, S. M. M., & Braga, T. (2020). Youth cyber dating abuse: A meta-analysis of risk and protective factors. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 14(3).

Cava, M.-J., Martínez-Ferrer, B., Buelga, S., & Carrascosa, L. (2020). Sexist attitudes, romantic myths, and offline dating violence as predictors of cyber dating violence perpetration in adolescents. Computers in Human Behavior, 111, 106449.

Cowie, H., & Myers, C.-A. (2023). Cyberbullying and Online Harms: Preventions and Interventions from Community to Campus. Taylor & Francis.

Cross, C., Holt, K., & O’Malley, R. L. (2022). “If U Don’t Pay they will Share the Pics”: Exploring Sextortion in the Context of Romance Fraud. Victims & Offenders, 1-22. doi:10.1080/15564886.2022.2075064

Dimond, J. P., Fiesler, C., & Bruckman, A. S. (2011). Domestic violence and information communication technologies. Interacting with Computers, 23(5), 413-421.

Dodaj, A., & Sesar, K. (2023). Sexting coercion within romantic context: a test of Akers’ social learning theory. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 1-14. doi:10.1080/13552600.2023.2182377

Douglas, H., Harris, B. A., & Dragiewicz, M. (2019). Technology-facilitated domestic and family violence: Women’s experiences. The British Journal of Criminology, 59(3), 551-570.

Dragiewicz, M., Burgess, J., Matamoros-Fernandez, A., Salter, M., Suzor, N. P., Woodlock, D., & Harris, B. (2018). Technology facilitated coercive control: Domestic violence and the competing roles of digital media platforms. Feminist Media Studies, 18(4), 609-625.

Dragiewicz, M., Harris, B., Woodlock, D., & Salter, M. (2021). Digital media and domestic violence in Australia: Essential contexts. Journal of Gender-Based Violence. https://doi.org/10.1332/239868021X16153782923978

Ella, B.-A., Smadar, B.-A., & Shirley, D. S. (2023). Social punishment by the distribution of aggressive TikTok videos against women in a traditional society. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 21(1), 129-142. doi:10.1108/JICES-06-2022-0059

Emelianchik-Key, K., Byrd, R., & Gill, C. S. (2022). Dating Violence and the Impact of Technology: Examining the Lived Experiences of Sorority Members. Violence Against Women, 28(1), 73-92. doi:10.1177/1077801221998799

Felmlee, D., Inara Rodis, P., & Zhang, A. (2020). Sexist Slurs: Reinforcing Feminine Stereotypes Online. Sex Roles, 83(1), 16-28. doi:10.1007/s11199-019-01095-z

Flynn, A., Clough, J., & Cooke, T. (2021). Disrupting and preventing deepfake abuse: Exploring criminal law responses to AI-facilitated abuse. In A. Powell, A. Flynn, & L. Sugiura (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Gendered Violence and Technology (pp. 583–603). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83734-1_29

Gámez-Guadix, M., Sorrel, M. A., & Martínez-Bacaicoa, J. (2022). Technology-Facilitated Sexual Violence Perpetration and Victimization Among Adolescents: A Network Analysis. Sexuality Research and Social Policy. doi:10.1007/s13178-022-00775-y

García, T., Garnelo, M., Kim, J., Rosales, M. (2021), Applying Behavioral Insights to Address Digital Violence Against Women and Girls. Survey Findings. UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean and The Behavioral Insights Team.

Gavey, N., Wech, A., Hindley, P., Thorburn, B., Single, G., Calder-Dawe, O., & Benton-Greig, P. (2023). Preventing image-based sexual coercion, harassment and abuse among teenagers: Girls deconstruct sexting-related harm prevention messages. Sex Education, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2023.2198205

Gillett, R. (2018). Intimate Intrusions Online: Studying the Normalisation of Abuse in Dating Apps. Women’s Studies International Forum, 69, 212-219.

Guidorzi, B., & Dickins, S. (2023). Technology and gender based violence: Risks and opportunities. Irish Consortium on Gender Based Violence.

Hand, T., Chung, D., & Peters, M. (2009). The use of information and communication technologies to coerce and control in domestic violence and following separation. Sydney, AU: Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse, UNSW.

Harkin, D., & Merkel, R. (2022). Technology-Based Responses to Technology-Facilitated Domestic and Family Violence: An Overview of the Limits and Possibilities of Tech-Based “Solutions”. Violence Against Women, 0(0), 10778012221088310. doi:10.1177/10778012221088310

Harmer, E., & Lewis, S. (2020). Disbelief and counter-voices: a thematic analysis of online reader comments about sexual harassment and sexual violence against women. Information, Communication & Society, 1-18. doi:10.1080/1369118X.2020.1770832

Harris, B. A., & Woodlock, D. (2019). Digital coercive control: Insights from two landmark domestic violence studies. The British Journal of Criminology, 59(3), 530-550.

Harris, B., & Woodlock, D. (2022). “You can’t actually escape it”: Policing the use of technology in domestic violence in rural Australia. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 11(1), 135–148. https://doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.2190

Harris, B., and D. Woodlock. (2022). Spaceless violence: Women’s experiences of technology-facilitated domestic violence in regional, rural and remote areas. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 644. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.52922/ti78405

Hayes, R. M., & Dragiewicz, M. (2018, November). Unsolicited dick pics: Erotica, exhibitionism or entitlement?. In Women's Studies International Forum (Vol. 71, pp. 114-120). Pergamon.

Henry, N., & Powell, A. (2015). Embodied harms: Gender, shame, and technology-facilitated sexual violence. Violence against women, 21(6), 758-779.

Herry, E., & Mulvey, K. L. (2022). Gender‐based cyberbullying: Understanding expected bystander behavior online. Journal of Social Issues.

Kavanagh, E., & Brown, L. (2019). Towards a research agenda for examining online gender-based violence against women academics. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 1-9.

Kim, S., Choi, E., & Champion, J. D. (2023). Technology-facilitated Sexual Violence in South Korea: A Content Analysis of a Website for Victims. Violence Against Women, 0(0), 10778012231172712. https://doi.org/10.1177/10778012231172712

Lewis, R., Rowe, M., & Wiper, C. (2017). Online abuse of feminists as an emerging form of violence against women and girls. British Journal of Criminology, 57(6), 1462-1481.

Lewis, R., Rowe, M., & Wiper, C. (2018). Misogyny online: extending the boundaries of hate crime. Journal of gender-based violence, 2(3), 519-536.

Lewis, R., Rowe, M., & Wiper, C. (2019). Online/Offline Continuities: Exploring Misogyny and Hate in Online Abuse of Feminists. In Online Othering (pp. 121-143). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Lumsden, K. (2019). ‘“I Want to Kill You in Front of Your Children” Is Not a Threat. It’s an Expression of a Desire’: Discourses of Online Abuse, Trolling and Violence on r/MensRights. In Online Othering (pp. 91-115). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Lumsden, K., & Morgan, H. (2017). Media framing of trolling and online abuse: silencing strategies, symbolic violence, and victim blaming. Feminist Media Studies, 17(6), 926-940.

Marganski, A.J. and Melander, L.A. (2021), Technology-Facilitated Violence Against Women and Girls in Public and Private Spheres: Moving from Enemy to Ally. In: Bailey, J., Flynn, A. and Henry, N. (Ed.) The Emerald International Handbook of Technology Facilitated Violence and Abuse. Emerald, Bingley, pp. 623-641.

Matias, J. N., Johnson, A., Boesel, W. E., Keegan, B., Friedman, J., & DeTar, C. (2015). Reporting, Reviewing, and Responding to Harassment on Twitter. Women, Action, and the Media. May 13, 2015. http://womenactionmedia.org/twitter-report. https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1505/1505.03359.pdf

McMillan, I. F., Schroeder, G. E., & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2023). Heterogeneity in College Student’s Technology-Facilitated Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration Occurring Post-Breakup: A Latent Profile Analysis. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 0(0), 08862605231171416. https://doi.org/10.1177/08862605231171416

Ndungu, J., Ngcobo-Sithole, M., & Gibbs, A. (2022). Learners’ viewpoints on the possibilities and limitations imposed by social contexts on online group-based participatory interventions to address violence. Global Public Health, 1-18. doi:10.1080/17441692.2022.2092182

Pooley, K. & Boxall H. (2020). Mobile dating applications and sexual and violent offending. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 612. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://www.aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi612

Powell, A., & Henry, N. (2019). Technology-facilitated sexual violence victimization: Results from an online survey of Australian adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 34(17), 3637-3665.

Price, J. (2019). Destroying the joint: a case study of feminist digital activism in Australia and its account of fatal violence against women. PhD thesis, University of Sydney.

Reed, L. A., Lawler, S. M., Cosgrove, J. M., Tolman, R. M., & Ward, L. M. (2021). “It was a joke:” Patterns in girls’ and boys’ self-reported motivations for digital dating abuse behaviors. Children and Youth Services Review, 122, 105883. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105883

Ringrose, J., Milne, B., Mishna, F., Regehr, K., & Slane, A. (2022). Young people’s experiences of image-based sexual harassment and abuse in England and Canada: Toward a feminist framing of technologically facilitated sexual violence. Women’s Studies International Forum, 93, 102615. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2022.102615

Robinson, A., & Piay-Fernandez, N. (2021). Technology facilitated gender-based violence: Making all spaces safe. UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office.

Rocha-Silva, T., Nogueira, C., & Rodrigues, L. (2021). Intimate abuse through technology: A systematic review of scientific constructs and behavioral dimensions. Computers in Human Behavior, 122, 106861.

Rubin, J. (2019). # Fragilemasculinity: The Roles of Masculinity Threat and Anonymity in Men’s Endorsement and Perpetration of Online Gender Harassment. PhD thesis, University of Michigan.

Rubin, J. D., Blackwell, L., & Conley, T. D. (2020). Fragile Masculinity: Men, Gender, and Online Harassment. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Honolulu, HI, USA. https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376645

Salerno-Ferraro, A. C., Erentzen, C., & Schuller, R. A. (2021). Young Women’s Experiences With Technology-Facilitated Sexual Violence From Male Strangers. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 0(0), 08862605211030018. doi:10.1177/08862605211030018

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Waling, A., & Pym, T. (2019). ‘C’mon, No One Wants a Dick Pic’: Exploring the Cultural Framings of the ‘Dick Pic’ in Contemporary Online Publics. Journal of Gender Studies, 28(1), 70-85. 10.1080/09589236.2017.1394821

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