Category: Research Matters

“Gender-Specific Measures of Economic Conditions and Child Abuse”—Jason Lindo | CSWS Research Matters

Jason Lindo
“Gender-Specific Measures of Economic Conditions and Child Abuse,” the Spring 2013 issue of CSWS Research Matters, examines data collected from California counties, with stark results. Written by Jason Lindo, assistant professor, University of Oregon Department of Economics, the paper takes a different tack than previous studies. Lindo writes that “by focusing on aggregate measures […]

Institutional betrayal magnifies post-trauma effects of unwanted sexual activity

Institutional betrayal magnifies post-trauma effects of unwanted sexual activity | UO Communications
EUGENE, Ore. — (March 8, 2013) — A study of 345 female university students found that 233 of them had experienced at least one unwanted sexual experience in their lifetime, and 46 percent of those victims also experienced betrayal by the institution where incidents […]

Charise Cheney: CSWS Research Matters | Winter 2013

Charise Cheney
“Brown v. Board of Education,” by Charise Cheney, Associate Professor, University of Oregon, Department of Ethnic Studies
By complicating the story of the Topeka lawsuit, Cheney’s study engages and expands current historical debates over the modern Civil Rights movement.
Charise Cheney’s paper is now available online as the Winter 2013 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
From her […]

Phaedra Livingstone: CSWS Research Matters | Fall 2012

“Touchstones, Touchscreens and Timeless Tall Tales: A Feminist Analysis of Communication Practice in Exhibitions,” by Phaedra Livingstone, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Arts and Administration Program (AAD) School of Architecture & Allied Arts (A&AA) and Coordinator, Museum Studies
Phaedra Livingstone’s paper is now available online in the Fall 2012 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
From her paper:

“I […]

Priscilla Peña Ovalle: Thinking Through a Research Trajectory, From Hollywood Latinas to Hair/Style

CSWS Research Matters, Spring 2012
Thinking Through a Research Trajectory, From Hollywood Latinas to Hair/Style
Latinas function as the in-between bodies that mediate and maintain the racial status quo of mainstream media, by Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Associate Professor, University of Oregon Department of English & Associate Director, Cinema Studies
“Just two years after publishing Dance and the Hollywood […]

Krista M. Chronister: Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development

CSWS Research Matter, Winter 2012
Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development:
In-depth interviews reveal a broad range of violence against girls—with far-reaching and enduring effects
by Krista M. Chronister, associate professor, College of Education, Counseling Psychology Program
“National data show that nearly 10 percent of adolescents reported physical violence from a dating partner in the previous […]