New book: Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention: Theory, Research and Practice

Orchowski, Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention 2022 - Cover

The new book Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention: Theory, Research and Practice explores sexual assault prevention programs for boys and men. The book presents leading-edge research on efforts to engage men and boys in the prevention of sexual violence. Written and edited by key scholars in the field, it is an essential volume for researchers, advocates, and educators.

The book discusses initiatives to prevent sexual aggression, examines individual risk and protective factors, explores programs that specifically seek to engage boys and men in sexual assault prevention, presents key risk and protective factors for sexual aggression (i.e., healthy masculinity, rape myth acceptance), and describes the need and rationale for sexual assault prevention efforts.

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Key Features

  • Addresses current challenges and controversies in the field of sexual assault prevention
  • Explores existing individual-level workshops and media-based interventions that address men’s violence against women
  • Reviews the association between traditional masculine norms and sexual violence perpetration
  • Discusses international sexual assault prevention programs that engage boys and men
  • Highlight how aspects of hypermasculinity strongly correlate with sexual aggression
  • Provides an overview of research that examines risk factors for sexual aggression
  • Synthesizes the conceptualization of rape myths, current assessments of rape myths, and examines how rape myths function as a risk factor for perpetration

Table of Contents

Front Matter: Introduction to the Volume / Lindsay M. Orchowski and Alan D. Berkowitz

1. A Brief History of the Science and Practice of Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention / Lindsay M. Orchowski and Alan D. Berkowitz

2. Theories of Sexual Aggression among Boys and Men and Implications for Prevention / Paul Schewe, Rory T. Newlands, & William O’Donohue

3. Men's Violence Against Women as a Social Justice Issue / Michael Flood

4. Risk and Protective Factors for Sexual Aggression Across the Ecosystem / Emily A. Waterman and Katie Edwards

5. The Role of Rape Myths in Contributing to Sexual Violence: Implications for Prevention / Julia O'Connor and Sarah McMahon

6. The Culture of Masculinities and Sexual Aggression: Raising Boys to be Non-Violent Men / Dennis Reidy, Ruschelle Leone, Katherine W. Bogen and Monica H. Swahn

7. The social norms approach as a strategy to prevent violence perpetrated by men and boys: A Review of the Literature / Alan D. Berkowitz, Katherine W. Bogen, Richard Lopez, Mohammed Mazheruddin Mulla and Lindsay M. Orchowski

8. Alcohol and Men's Sexual Aggression: Review of Research and Implications for Prevention / Antonia Abbey, M. Colleen McDaniel and Zunaira Jilani

9. Sexual Consent and the Prevention of Sexual Aggression / Kristen N. Jozkowski

10. Raising Awareness about Men's Violence Against Women: Theory, Research and Practice / Joanne Smith-Darden, Heather McCauley, Jamie Kynn, Lindsay Orchowski, Dennis Reidy

11. Efficacy of Sexual Assault Prevention with Boys and Men / Erin Casey, Laurie Graham and Kelsey Greer

12. Engaging Boys and Men as Allies in Prevention: The Efficacy of Bystander Program Approaches for Boys and Men / Jill Hoxmeier and Erin Casey

13. An Integrated Model of Sexual Aggression: 30 Years of Research and Practice / Lindsay M. Orchowski and Alan D. Berkowitz

14. Using Technology to Engage Boys and Men in the Prevention of Sexual Assault / Daniel William Oesterle, Anne Marie Schipani-McLaughlin, Laura Salazar and Amanda Gilmore

15. Sexual Aggression as a Global Health Problem: Theory and Intervention Efficacy / Yandisa Sikweyiya and Andrew Gibbs

16. False Accusations of Sexual Assault: Prevalence, Misperceptions, and Implications for Prevention Work with Men and Boys / Charlie Huntington, Lindsay M. Orchowski and Alan D. Berkowitz

17. The Importance of Addressing Male Sexual Victimization in the Context of Sexual Assault Prevention Programming / Mohammed Mazheruddin Mulla

18. Repeat Perpetration: Developmental Trajectories and Measurement of Recidivism / Heidi Zinzow, Martie Thompson and Kevin M. Swartout

19. Perpetrator Characteristics: Implications for Programming, Policy and Sanctioning on College Campuses / Judith Zatkin, Miranda Sitney, Erin McConnell, Alyssa Glace, Kelly Stewart, Aliza Beth Lipman, Sarah Coates and Keith L. Kaufman

20. Treatment for Perpetrators of Rape: Implications for Prevention / Joan Tabachnick and David Prescott

21. Aspiring to be an Ally to End Men’s Violence Against Women and other Social Injustices: Lessons Learned along the Journey / Alan D. Berkowitz, Ph.D.