Diana E. H. Russell, Ph.D.
Articles

ARTICLES, SPEECHES, CHAPTERS & INTRODUCTIONS (SELECTED)

 

TOPICS:    Activism     Child Sexual Abuse     Femicide    

Incestuous Abuse     Nuclear War Threat     Pornography including Child Porn     Rape  

  Other

    Journalistic Articles, USA      Articles Published in Foreign Countries

 

*Asterisks indicate that articles etc. are available online at DianaRussell.com by clicking on the link

        Topics are organized in alphabetical order,

and articles are organized from the most recent to the least recent.

 


Activism

 

*Lone radical feminist actions.  Rain and Thunder: A Radical Feminist Journal of Discussion and Activism.  Issue #45, 2009, pp. 16–22. Online at: Lone Radical Feminist Actions

Fighting patriarchal oppression. Rain and Thunder: A Radical Feminist Journal of Discussion and Activism. Issue #26, 2005, pp. 26–29.

*Feminists threaten Larry Flynt: My personal contributionRain and Thunder: A Radical Feminist Journal of Discussion and Activism, Issue #29, 2005, pp. 23–27. Online at: Feminists Threaten Larry Flynt: My Personal Contribution

*The Lakireddy Bali Reddy Case — A Family's Criminal Conspiracy Involving Sexual Slavery & Indentured Servitude In Berkeley.  2005. Online at: The Lakireddy Bali Reddy Case

Being a radical feminist activist in the 21st century: Protesting sexual slavery in Berkeley, California. Rain and Thunder: A Radical Feminist Journal of Discussion and Activism. Issue #21, Winter Solstice 2003, pp. 15–19.

*Why did Chanti die?  An activist takes on Berkeley landlord for alleged sex–trafficking.  Off Our Backs, Vol. 30, No. 10, November 2000, pp. 10–11, 13. Online at Why Did Chanti Die? Activist Takes On Berkeley Landlord For Alleged Sex-Trafficking.

Protesting sexual slavery in Berkeley. Op Ed article for ThinkIndia, an on-line newspaper. Front page story for a week in ThinkIndia.com, October 10, 2000.

The trials and tribulations of writing a book against porn.  Merge, March 1999, 12–13, 16. 

Organizing against incestuous abuse in South Africa.  Feminist Forum in Women's Studies, International Forum, Vol. 17, No. 1, January 1994. pp. x-xii

From expert witness to jail inmate. In D. E.H Russell (Ed.), Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography.  New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 1993, pp. 231–238.

The birth of FANG — A feminist anti–nuclear group.  Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1986, pp. 173–174.


Child Sexual Abuse


Child sexual abuse prevalence: A review and reanalysis of relevant studies. R.M. Bolen, D.E.H. Russell and M. Scannapeico. In C. Itzin (Ed.), Home Truths About Child Sexual Abuse: Influencing Policy and Practice. London, England: Routledge, 2000, pp. 169–196.

The gender gap among perpetrators of child sexual abuse.  D.E.H. Russell and D. Finkelhor. In Diana E.H. Russell, Sexual Exploitation: Rape, Child Sexual Abuse, and Workplace Harassment (8th printing). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 1984, pp. 215–231.

The incidence and prevalence of intrafamilial and extrafamilial sexual abuse of female children. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1983, pp. 133–146.


Femicide

      *Defining Femicide. Introductory speech presented to the United Nations Symposium on Femicide
       on 11/26/2012. Read it online at this website at: Defining Femicide

*The Origin and Importance of the Term Femicide. Prepared for the international conference in Amsterdam titled Stop Femicide! that was organized by Kurdish women for the first Women's Hearings in Cambodia titled "True Voices of Women under the Khmer Rouge Regime on Sexual Violence."  Online At: The Origin and Importance of the Term Femicide  Watch Video Online: The Origin and Importance of the Term Femicide

* "Femicide" -- The power of a name.  The Women's Media Center website at womensmediacenter.com. 2011. Online at Dianarussell.com: Femicide -- the Power of a Name

*Femicide: Sexist terrorism against women. J. Caputi and D.E.H. Russell. In J. Radford and D. E.H Russell (Eds.), Femicide: The Politics of Woman Killing. New York, NY: Twayne Publishers, 1992, pp.13–24. Online At: Femicide: The Politics of Woman Killing  

Femicide: Politicizing the killing of Females. D.E.H. Russell. Unpublished paper presented at  Conference titled: In Strengthening Understanding of Femicide: Using research to galvanize action and accountability. PATH, InterCambios, MRC, WHO: Washington DC.  2009.

Defining femicide and related concepts. In D.E.H. Russell and R. A. Harmes (Eds.), Femicide in Global Perspective. New York, NY: Teacher's College Press, 2001, pp.12–28.

Femicidal pornography. D.E.H. Russell. In D.E.H. Russell and R.A. Harmes (Eds.), Femicide in Global Perspective. New York, NY: Teacher's College Press, 2001, pp.50–62.

*AIDS as mass femicide: Focus on South Africa. In D. E.H. Russell and R.A. Harmes (Eds.), Femicide in Global Perspective. New York, NY: Teacher's College Press, 2001, pp 100–114. Online at AIDS As Mass Femicide: Focus On South Africa.

Femicide: some men's "final solution" for women. In D.E.H. Russell and R.A. Harmes (Eds.), Femicide in Global Perspective. New York, NY: Teacher's College Press, 2001, pp. 176–188.

*Fay Stender and the politics of murder.  In J. Radford and D. E.H. Russell (Eds.), Femicide: The Politics of Woman Killing. New York, NY: Twayne Publishers, 1992, pp. 289–302. Online At: Femicide: The Politics of Woman Killing 


Incestuous Abuse

 

*The great incest war: Moving beyond polarization.  Introduction to the second edition of The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Girls and Women. New York: Basic Books/Perseus Press, 1999, pp. xvii–xlii. Online at The Great Incest War: Moving Beyond Polarization -- Introduction to The Secret Trauma (2nd Edition)

The prevalence, trauma and socio–cultural causes of incestuous abuse of females: A human rights issue. In R. Kleber, C. Figley and B. Gersons (Eds.), Beyond Trauma: Cultural and Societal Dynamics. New York: Plenum Publishing, 1995, pp. 171–186.

*The making of a whore. Violence Against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1995, pp. 77–98. Online at  The Making of a Whore: The Story of Lara Newman.

"I didn't remember for 33 years": An incest survivor tells her story. The Journal of Psychohistory, Vol. 23, No. 2, Fall, 1995, pp. 149–190.

The divine right of the father: Incest in the white Afrikaner tribe. Off Our Backs, Vol. 23, No. 3, 1993, pp. 10-11.

The long–term effects of incestuous abuse: A comparison of Afro–American and White–American victims. D. E.H Russell, R.A. Schurman and K. Trock. In G. Wyatt and G. Powell (Eds.), The Lasting Effects of Child Sexual Abuse.  Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1988, pp. 119–134.

The long–term effects of incestuous abuse in childhood. J. Herman, D. E.H Russell and K. Trocki. American Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 143, No. 10, 1986, pp. 1293–1296.

The prevalence and seriousness of incestuous abuse: Stepfathers vs. biological fathers. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1984, pp. 15–22. 


Nuclear War Threat


Beyond nuclear phallacies. In D. E.H Russell (Ed.), Exposing Nuclear Phallacies. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press, 1989, pp. 308–318.

Sexism, violence and the nuclear mentality. In D. E.H Russell (Ed.), Exposing Nuclear Phallacies. Elmsford, NY:  Pergamon Press, 1989, pp. 63–74.

Unnumbing ourselves. In D. E.H Russell (Ed.), Exposing Nuclear Phallacies. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press, 1989, pp. 29–39.  

The nuclear mentality: An outgrowth of the masculine mentality. Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1987, pp. 10–16. 


Pornography (including Child Pornography)


The damaging effects of exposure to child pornographpy. In D.E. Guinn & J. DiCaro (Eds.), Pornography: Driving the Demand in International Sex Trafficking. Los Angeles, CA: Captive Daughters Media, 2007, pp. 179–199.

*Exposure to pornography as a cause of child sexual victimization.  D. E.H. Russell and Natalie J. Purcell. In N. Dowd, D.G. Singer, and R.F. Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 2006, pp.59–83. Online at Exposure to Pornography as a Cause of Child Sexual Victimization.

Racism in pornography. A. Mayall and D. E.H Russell. In G. Dines and J. Humez (Eds.), Gender, Race and Class in Media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1995, pp. 287–297.  Reprint of article with same title in D. E.H. Russell (Ed.), Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 1993, pp. 151–166.

*Pornography as a cause of rape. In D.E.H. Russell, Dangerous Relationships: Pornography, Misogyny, and Rape. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 1998, pp. 200–212. Online at Pornography As A Cause of Rape

Nadine Strossen: The pornography industry's wet dream. On the Issues, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1995, pp. 32-34.

*The experts cop out. In D.E.H. Russell (Ed.), Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 1993, pp.151–166. Online at: Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography

Evidence of harm. D.E.H. Russell and K. Trocki. In D.E.H Russell (Ed.), Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 1993, pp.194–216.

From witches to bitches: Sexual terrorism begets Thelma and Louise. In D.E.H. Russell (Ed.), Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 1993, pp.254–270.


Rape

*The contribution of feminism to my research on rape. In S. N. Hesse–Biber and P.L. Leavy (Eds.), Feminist Research Practice: A Primer. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2007, pp. 38–43. Online at: The Contribution of Feminism to My Research on Rape

Why write a book on rape in marriage. In C. Renzetti, J. Edleson and R. Kennedy Bergen (Eds.), Violence Against Women: Classic Papers. Boston, MA: Pearson Education, 2005, pp. 98–107.

The backlash: Feminists blamed for creating a phantom epidemic of rape and child abuse. In D. E.H Russell and R. M. Bolen, The Epidemic of Rape and Child Sexual Abuse in the United States. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2000, pp. 239–254.

Wife rape. In A. Parrot and L. Bechhofer (Eds.), Acquaintance Rape: The Hidden Crime. New York: John Wiley, 1991, pp. 129–39.

The prevalence of rape in the United States revisited.  Diana E.H Russell and N. Howell. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Vol. 8, No. 4, Summer 1983, pp. 688–695. 

The prevalence and incidence of forcible rape and attempted rape of females. Victimology: An International Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1–4, 1982, pp. 81–93. 


Other Topics

      

Diana E.H. Russell's biography.  In B. Love (Ed.), Feminists Who Changed America, 1963–1975.  Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2006. 

*Intimacy for sale. In M. Hall (Ed.), Sexualities. Women and Therapy, Vol. 19, No. 4, 1996, pp. 15–25; and in M. Hall (Ed.), Sexualities. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 1996, pp. 15–25. Online At: Intimacy for Sale

*Politicizing sexual violence: A voice in the wilderness. In P. Chesler, E. Cole, and E. Rothblum (Eds.). Feminist Foremothers in Women's Studies, Psychology, and Mental Health. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 1995, pp. 425–434. Online at Politicizing Sexual Violence: A Voice In the Wilderness.

Comment on the verdict in the O.J. Simpson trial (Revised form of the editorial published in USA). The Weekly Mail, December, 1995.

Sadomasochism: A contra–feminist activity. In R.R. Linden, D.R. Pagano, D. E.H Russell, S.L. Star (Eds.). Against Sadomasochism: A Radical Feminist Analysis. East Palo Alto, CA: Frog in the Well, 1982, 176–183.

Violence and sexual abuse: A report from Nairobi. Sexual Coercion and Assault: Issues and Perspectives, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1986, pp. 14–17.



Articles About Sexual Violence in Other In Foreign Countries (Selected)

Australia

U.S. pornography invades South Africa: A content analysis of Playboy and Penthouse. In D. Bell and R. Klein (Eds.), Radically Speaking: Feminism Reclaimed. Melbourne, Australia: Spinifex Press, 1996, pp. 429-435.

Belgium

La sororité internationale est plus puissante. Les Cahiers du Grif, December 14–15, 1976, pp. 74–76.

Canada

The list of victims grows daily. Diana E.H Russell and J. Caputi. Toronto Sun, December 9, 1989.

The birth of FANG -- A feminist anti-nuclear group. Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1986, pp. 173-174.

Chile

Femicide in Chile: The increasing prevalence of a debastating crime. La Nacion (National Newspaper in Chile), October 3, 2007.

Femicidio: La politica del asesinato de mujeres (Femicide: The politics of killing females)La Nacion (National Newspaper in Chile), November 24, 2006.

China

Rape in marriage. Translated into Chinese. Women's Study. Vol 1, No. 14, 1991, pp. 28-30.

Denmark

Femicide: Politicizing the killing of women as the first step to organizing against these crimes. Unpublished article to inform journalist Louise Albers' for her newspaper article in Fyens Stiftstidende (circulation 77,000), December 2008.

Sexisme, vold og atomkrigsmentalitet (Sexism, violence and the nuclear mentality). Translated into Danish by E. Strandgaard. In Susan Possing (Ed.), Angst og mod to Sider af samme sag, NYT Forum, October 1990, pp. 15-29.

El Salvador

Causas socio culturales del incesto y abuso contra las mujeres. (Some of the socio-cultural causes of incestuous abuse of females.) Translated into Spanish. Violencia de género contra las mujeres y feminicidio: un reto para el Estado salvadoreño. San Salvador: Organización de Mujeres Salvadoreñas por la Paz (ORMUSA), 2008. 75-79.

Speech: Marco conceptual sobre feminicidio, causas, misoginia, patriarcado y pornografía. (Femicide: causes, misogyny, patriarchy, and pornography.)II Seminario sobre Violencia contra las Mujeres y Feminicidio / Feminicidio: Cuando la violencia mata a las mujeres. San Salvador: Red Feminista frente a la violencia contra las Mujeres, Capítulo El Salvador, 2008. 38-58.

France

Quand les hommes sont fascinés par les missiles. Nouvelles Questions Feministes, Vol. 11–12, 1985, pp. 87– 94.

Latin America

La tortura de la esposa en un Hogar-Carçel (Torture in marriage).Cosmopolitan (Spanish Edition), Vol. 19, No. 1, January 1991, pp. 62-65.

The Netherlands

Pornografie en de vrouwenbewegig (Pornography and the women's liberation movement). Translated into Dutch by Ruben Heule. Wetenschap and Samenleving, Vol. 1, January 1980. pp. 26-29.

Pornografie in feministisch perspektief (On pornography). Translated into Dutch by F. Albach. Wetenschap and Samenleving, Vol. 1, January 1980, pp. 21-25.

South Africa

Pornography and rape: A comparison of South Africa and other nations.Women's Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1998, pp. 27-39.

Pornography: Towards a non-sexist policy in the new South Africa. Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity, No. 36, March, 1998, pp. 58-67.

*Between a rock and a hard place: The politics of white feminists conducting research on black women in South Africa. Feminism and Psychology, Vol. 6, No. 2, May 1996, pp. 176-180. Online at: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Politics of White Feminists Conducting Research on Black Women in South Africa

Towards justice for incest survivors in the new South Africa: Some proposals. Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity, No. 27, October, 1995, pp. 62-73.

A bibliography on patriarchal force in South Africa. Hansson, D., and D.E.H Russell. In S. Jagwanth, P. Schwikkasd, and B. Grant (Eds.), Women and the Law. Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council Publishers, 1994, pp. 431-474.

Pornography and rape: A causal model. Revised version of article previously published in USA. In S. Jagwanth, P. Schwikkasd, and B. Grant (Eds.), Women and the Law. Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council Publishers, 1994, pp. 102-129.

U.S. pornography invades South Africa: A content analysis of Playboy and Penthouse. In S. Jagwanth, P. Schwikkasd, and B. Grant (Eds.), Women and the Law. Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council Publishers, 1994, pp. 285-323.

Wife rape and battery as torture. In S. Jagwanth, P. Schwikkasd, and B. Grant (Eds.), Women and the Law. Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council Publishers, 1994, pp. 324-346.

A political approach to incestuous abuse. In Children for Africa: Second African Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Cape Town: South African Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, 1994, pp. 170-176.

Pornography and violence against women: A critique of visuals in Playboy and Penthouse magazines. In Children for Africa: Second African Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect Cape Town: South African Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, 1994, pp. 261-265.

Made to fail: The mythical option of legal abortion for survivors of rape and incest. Hansson, D., and Diana E.H Russell. The South African Journal on Human Rights, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1993.

All I am saying ... to set the record straightAgenda: A Journal about Women and Gender, No. 18, 1993, pp. 58-61.

Fatima Meer: An interview. Revised version of article previously published in USA. Women's Studies, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1993, pp. 61-69.

Campus rape: Catch 22 for women. Work in Progress, Volume 88, April/May, 1993, pp. 23-26.

The divine right of the father: Incest in the white Afrikaner tribe. Off Our Backs, Vol. 23, No. 3, 1993, pp. 10-11.

The story of Lulu Diba: Acquaintance rape at a rural university. Agenda: A Journal about Women and Gender, No. 16, 1993, pp. 67-80.

Bloedskande: Die donker geheime van die Boerepatriarge (Incest: The dark side of the Afrikaner Patriarch). Vrye Weekblad, 29 January-4 February, 1993, pp. 22-23.

An international bibliography on marital rape with a comment on the current legal position in South Africa. D. Hansson, Diana E.H Russell, and R. Harmes. The South African Journal on Human Rights, Vol. 8, Part 4, 1992, pp. 587-597.

A selected bibliography on male violence against women and girls in South Africa. Diana E.H Russell, D. Hansson, and M. van Zyl. Occasional Paper, Institute of Criminology, University of Cape Town, South Africa, July 1992.

Life in a police state: A black South African woman speaks out. Revised version of article previously published in international journal, in Women's Studies, Umtata, Transkei, South Africa, Vol. 2, August 1992.

Gang rape in the townships. Trouble and Strife, Vol. 24, Summer 1992, pp. 30-34.

The damaging effects of discounting the damaging effects: A response to Ann Levett's theories on child sexual abuse. Agenda: A Journal about Women and Gender, No. 11, December 1991, pp. 47-56.

Rape and child sexual abuse in Soweto: An interview with community leader Mary Mabaso. South African Sociological Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1991, pp. 62-83.

Ruth Mompati: The most powerful woman in the ANC. Excerpt from Lives of Courage. Femina, June 1990, pp. 44-45, 107-108, 129.

South African feminism through the eyes and life of Tozi Ntuli. Feminist Issues, Vol. 9, No. 2, Fall 1989, pp. 51-80.

Life in a police state: A black South African woman speaks out. Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1989, pp. 157-166.

Detention in South Africa: A woman's experience. Feminist Issues, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1988, pp. 3-24.

Banned and house-arrested in South Africa: A personal accountWorldview,Vol. 23, No. 5, May 1980, pp. 6-9.  

 

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