(i) Key overviews

Bevacqua, Maria. (2000). Rape on the Public Agenda: Feminism and the Politics of Sexual Assault. Boston: Northeastern Univ. Press.

Buchanan, F., & Jamieson, L. (2016). Rape and sexual assault: Using an intersectional feminist lens. In S. Wendt & N. Moulding (Eds.), Contemporary feminisms in social work practice. New York: Routledge.

Buchwald, Emilie, Pamela Fletcher, and Martha Roth. (eds.). (1993). Transforming a Rape Culture. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions.

Cale, J., & Lussier, P. (2016). Understanding the origins and the development of rape and sexual aggression against women: Four generations of research and theorizing. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 31: 66-81.

Cowling, Mark, and Paul Reynolds. (eds.). (2004). Making Sense of Sexual Consent. Aldershot, England: Ashgate.
Introduction / Mark Cowling and Paul Reynolds.
1. Rape, communicative sexuality and sex education / Mark Cowling.
2. Feminist approaches to sexual consent : a critical assessment / Allison Moore and Paul Reynolds.
3. Sexual ethics and the erotics of consent / Moira Carmody.
4. The language of refusal : sexual consent and the limits of post-structuralism / Gideon Calder.
5. The age of consent and sexual consent / Matthew Waites.
6. The quality of consent : sexual consent, culture, communication, knowledge and ethics / Paul Reynolds.
7. ‘Risky’ women, sexual consent and criminal ‘justice’ / Margaret S. Malloch.
8. Prostitution and consent : beyond the liberal dichotomy of ‘free or forced’ / Barbara Sullivan.
9. The construction of sexual consent in male rape and sexual assault / Philip N. S. Runney and Martin Morgan-Taylor.
10. Beyond (Hetero)sexual consent / Karen Corteen.
11. ‘Sexual rights’ and ‘sexual responsibilities’ within consensual ‘S/M’ practice / Andrea Beckmann.
12. Understanding sexual consent : an empirical investigation of the normative script for young heterosexual adults / Terry P. Humphreys.
13. People with learning disabilities : sex, the law and consent / Michelle McCarthy and David Thompson.
14. Sex is violence : a critique of Susan Sontag’s ‘fascinating fascism’ / David Renton.
15. ‘In the field and in there’ : some ethical dilemmas in researching sexualities / John Gibbins.

Filipovic, Jill. (2008). Offensive Feminism: The Conservative Gender Norms That Perpetuate Rape Culture, and How Feminists Can Fight Back (pp. 13-27). In Jaclyn Friedman and Jesssica Valenti, (eds.), Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape. Seal Press.

Friedman, Jaclyn, and Jesssica Valenti. (eds.). (2008). Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape. Seal Press.
Offensive Feminism: The Conservative Gender Norms That Perpetuate Rape Culture, and How Feminists Can Fight Back.
Beyond Yes or No: Consent As Sexual Process.
A Woman’s Worth.
A Love-Letter from an Anti-Rape Activist to Her Feminist Sex-Toy Store.
The Fantasy of Acceptable “Non-Consent”: Why the Female Sexual Submissive Scares Us (And Why She Shouldn’t).
Invasion of Space by a Female.
When Sexual Autonomy Isn’t Enough: Sexual Violence Against Immigrant Women in the United States.
Trial by Media: Black Female Lasciviousness and the Question of Consent.
An Old Enemy in a New Outfit: How Date Rape Became Gray Rape and Why It Matters.
Reclaiming Touch: Rape Culture, Explicit Verbal Consent and Body Sovereignty.
Shame is the First Betrayer.
Why Nice Guys Finish Last.
Sex is Worth Fighting For.
Purely Rape: The Myth of Sexual Purity and How It Reinforces Rape Culture.
In Defence of Going Wild, or: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Pleasure (and How You Can, Too).

Gavey, N. (2005). Just Sex? The cultural scaffolding of rape. London: Routledge.

Gidycz, C.A., & Kelley, E.L. (2016). Rape and sexual assault victimisation. In C.A. Cuevas & Rennison, C.M. (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence (pp. 457-481). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

Heise, Lori L. (1995). Violence, Sexuality, and Women’s Lives. In Parker, Richard G. and Gagnon, John H. (eds.). Conceiving Sexuality: Approaches to Sex Research in a Postmodern World. New York & London: Routledge.

Holt, S., & Devaney, J. (2016). Understanding domestic abuse and sexual violence: Prevalence, policy and practice. In D. Healy, C. Hamilton, Daly, Y., & M. Butler (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Irish Criminology (pp. 70-88). London: Routledge.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen J., Iqbal Shah, and Shyam Thapa. (eds.). (2005). Sex Without Consent: Young People in Developing Countries. Zed Books.
Part 1: Introduction - Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and Sarah Bott.
Part 2: Non-consensual sexual experiences and underlying gender norms - Mary C. Ellsberg, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Wassana Im-em, Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra and Kritaya Archvanitkul, Rachel Jewkes, Ademola J. Ajuwon, Nancy Luke.
Part 3: Young men as victims and perpetrators - Carlos F. Caceres, Carolyne Njue, Ian Askew and Jane Chege, David John Wilkinson, Luke Samuel Bearup and Tong Soprach.
Part 4: Outcomes of non-consensual sex - Anuja Gupta and Ashwini Ailawadi, Michael A. Koenig, Iryna Zablotska, Tom Lutalo, Fred Nalugoda, Jennifer Wagman and Ron Gray, Vikram Patel and Gracy Andrew.
Part 5: Legal, education and health system responses - Indira Jaising, Charles Ngwena, Judith Mirsky, Sarah Bott, Alessandra C. Guedes and Ana Guezmesm, Alan J. Flisher.
Part 6: Approaches to the study of non-consensual sex - Cicely Marston, Philip Guest, Patchara Rumakom, Philip Guest, Waranuch Chinvarasopak, Watit Utarmat and Jiraporn Sontanakanit, John W. Townsend.
Part 7: Moving forward - Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Iqbal H. Shah and Shyam Thapa.

Jewkes, Rachel. (2002). Intimate partner violence: causes and prevention. Lancet, Vol. 359, April 20: 1423-29.

Jewkes, Rachel (2012). Rape Perpetration: A review. Pretoria: Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI).

Kilmartin, C. (2015). Men’s Violence against Women: An Overview. In A. J. Johnson (Ed.), Religion and Men’s Violence against Women (pp. 15-25). New York, NY: Springer New York.

Koss, M.P. (2005). Empirically enhanced reflections on 20 years of rape research. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 20(1): 100.

Lombard, N., and L. McMillan. (eds.) (2013). Violence Against Women: Current Theory and Practice in Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence, and Exploitation. London: Jessica Kingsley.

McPhail, B. A. (2016). Feminist Framework Plus: Knitting Feminist Theories of Rape Etiology into a Comprehensive Model. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 17(3), 314-329.

Our Watch, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety, & Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. (2015). Change the Story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. Melbourne: Our Watch. [Section: “Element 1: An explanatory model of violence”, pp. 21-33]

Parrot, Andrea, and Nina Cummings. (2006). Forsaken Females: The Global Brutalization of Women. Rowman & Littlefield.
Perspectives on violence against women: Historical, methodological and theoretical.
The sociopolitical conditions that predispose women to violence.
Female Genital Cutting: Clitoridectomy, female circumcision, female genital mutilation, or rite of passage.
Sexual Violence.
Sexual slavery.
Intimate partner violence.
Honor Killing.
The impact of violence on women.
Working toward a world without violence against women.

Redfern, Catherine, and Kristin Aune. (2010). An End to Violence Against Women. Chapter 3 in Reclaiming the F Word: The new feminist movement. London: Zed Books.

Rozee, Patricia D., and Mary P. Koss. (2001). Rape: A Century of Resistance. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 25(4): 295-311.

Russell, Diana E.H., and Rebecca Morris Bolen. (2000) The Epidemic of Rape and Child Sexual Abuse in the United States. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Russell, Diane E.H. (1998). Dangerous Relationships: Pornography, Misogyny, and Rape. Sage.

Sanday, Peggy Reeves. (2015). Rape and Sexual Coercion. In Wright, James D. (ed.). International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. 2nd edition.

Schwartz, Martin D., and Walter S. DeKeseredy. (1997). Sexual Assault on the College Campus: The Role of Male Peer Support. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Smith, Merril D. (ed.) (2003). Encyclopedia of Rape. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

Sochting, I., N. Fairbrother, and W.J. Koch. (2004). Sexual Assault of Women: Prevention efforts and risk factors. Violence Against Women, 10(1), January.

Walby, S., & Olive, P. (2015). Stopping rape: towards a comprehensive policy: Policy Press.
Health and victim services;
Law and the criminal justice system;
Conflict zones;
Culture, media and education;

Ward, T., D. Polaschek, and A. Beech. (2006). Theories of Sexual Offending. Chichester, England: John Wiley & Sons.

Warshaw, Robin. (1988). I Never Called it Rape. New York: Harper & Row.