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Beyond the Rapist: Title IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

Kate Lockwood Harris

Abstract

In the United States, approximately one in five women experiences rape during college, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students experience sexual violence at higher rates than their peers. Given this context, many colleges are working to better prevent and address these assaults. This book takes up this social problem—how organizations talk about and respond to sexual violence—and considers it in proximity to a persistent theoretical dilemma in the academic field of organizational communication: How are organization and violence related, and what does that relationsh ... More

Keywords: organizational communication, feminist new materialism, sexual violence, Title IX, rape

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190876920
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190876920.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kate Lockwood Harris, author
Assistant Professor of Communication, University of Minnesota