The Media Education Foundation - Lessons from Steubenville: An Interview with Jackson Katz, Part 1.

The Media Education Foundation - Lessons from Steubenville: An Interview with Jackson Katz, Part 2.

An Interview with Educator, Activist, and Author Jackson Katz - American Men's Studies Association Newsletter (Late Winter 2013, Volume 3, Issue 1).

"Penn State: The Mother of All Teachable Moments for the Bystander Approach" (December 2011).  National Sexual Violence Resource

“The Social Justice Roots of the Mentors in Violence Prevention Model, and Its Application in a High School Setting” (2011), with Heisterkamp, A. and Fleming, M., in Banyard, V and Potter, S. (Eds.) Bystander Special Issue, Violence Against Women, v.17, #6, June.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

“Not So Nice Jewish Boys: notes on violence and the construction of Jewish-American masculinity in the late 20th and early-21st centuries,” (2010), Brod, H. and Zevitz, S. (eds.) in Brother Keepers: new perspectives on Jewish masculinity.  Harriman, Tennessee: Men’s Studies Press, pp. 57-74

“It’s The Masculinity, Stupid: A cultural studies analysis of media, the presidency, and pedagogy,” in Handbook on Cultural Politics and Education, Leonardo, Z. (ed.)  Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. (2010), pp. 477-507.

“Advertising and the Construction of Violent White Masculinity: From BMWs to Bud Light,” (2011). In G. Dines and J. Humez, (Eds.) Gender, Race and Class in Media: a critical reader. (SECOND EDITION) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. pp. 261-269. 

"Politics is a Contact Sport: Media, Sports Metaphors and Presidential Masculinity," (2009), in Media/Cultural Studies: Critical Approaches, Hammer, R. and Kellner, D., eds., New York: Peter Lang, pp. 537-555.

"The Frontrunner Failed to Throw a Knockout Punch: Sports Metaphors, Masculinities, and Presidential Politics," (2011) in Learning Culture Through Sport, (Volume Two). Spickard-Prettyman, S. and Lampman, B., eds., Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Coverage of "School Shootings" Avoids the Central Issue (October 13, 2006). Dallas Morning News pp. 21A.

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, (2006), Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks.

When You're Asked About The Kobe Bryant Case. (2003).

Friar's Club Honors Larry Flynt and Dishonors Us (2003).

Building a Big Tent Approach to Ending Men's Violence (2003). Building Partners Initiative. United States Department of Justice. (This link is to a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the article.)

Advertising and The Construction of Violent White Masculinity: From Eminem to Clinique For Men. (2003). In G. Dines & J. Humez (Eds.), Gender, Race and Class in Media: A Text Reader. (Second edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

8 Reasons Eminem's Popularity is a Disaster for Women (2002).

The Price Women Pay for Boys Being Boys. (2001, May 13). Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Sunday, pp. D7.

with Sut Jhally. Big Trouble, Little Pond: Reflections on the Meaning of the Campus Pond Rapes. (2001, Winter Issue). UMass Magazine, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, pp. 26-31.

When You're Asked About Eminem. (2001).

XFL Degrading to Men and Women. (2001, February 18). New York Daily News, Sunday, pp.86.

Boys Are Not Men: Notes on Working with Adolescent Males in Juvenile Detention. (2001). In D. Sabo, T. Kupers, & W. London (Eds.), Prison Masculinities.   Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

with Sut Jhally. Put the Blame Where it Belongs: On Men. (2000, June 25). The Los Angeles Times, pp. M5

Pornography and Men's Consciousness. (2000). In M. Adams, W. Blumenfeld, R. Castaneda, H. Hackman, M. Peters, & X. Zuniga (Eds.), Readings for Diversity and Social Justice. New York: Routledge.

with Sut Jhally. Manhood on the Mat: The problem is not that pro wrestling makes boys violent. The real lesson of the wildly popular pseudo-sport is more insidious. (2000, February 13). Boston Globe, E1.

The sounds of silence: Notes on the personal politics of men's leadership in gender violence prevention education. (2000). In N. Lesko (Ed.), Masculinities at school. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

More Than A Few Good Men (1999, December 1). The University of Massachusetts Daily Collegian, Vol 151, No. 57.

with Jeremy Earp. Tough Guise Teacher's Guide Online: A companion to the college and high school versions of the video, Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity. (1999). Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.

with Sut Jhally. The national conversation in the wake of Littleton is missing the mark. (1999, May 2). Boston Globe.

Men, masculinities, and media: Some introductory notes. (Spring 1999). Research Report, Wellesley Centers for Women, Vol. 2, No. 2.

More than a few good men: Strategies for inspiring boys and young men to be allies in anti-sexist education. (1998). Working Papers Series. Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Center for Research on Women.

Masculinity and sports culture. (1996) In R. Lapchick (Ed.), Sport in society: Equal opportunity or business as usual? Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Time for Male Athletes to Step Forward. (1996). ESPNET SportsZone. October 29.

Checklist: 10 things men can do to end men's violence against women. (1996). In D. Goelman, F. Lehrman & R. Valente (Eds.), The impact of domestic violence on your legal practice: A lawyer's handbook. Washington, D.C.: American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence.

Reconstructing masculinity in the locker room: The Mentors in Violence Prevention Project. (1995, Summer). Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 65, No. 2.

Advertising and the construction of violent white masculinity. (1995). In G. Dines & J. Humez (Eds.), Gender, race and class in media: A text reader. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications..

Working with male student-athletes. (1993). In A. Parrot, N. Cummings & T. Marchell (Eds.), Rape 101: Sexual assault prevention for college athletes. Learning Publications.

Rethinking private pleasure: Pornography and men's consciousness. (1992). In Empathy: Concepts of male and female power, Vol. 3 No. 2. Columbia., S.C.: Gay and Lesbian Advocacy Research Project, Inc.

Find Jackson Katz on the Huffington Post

"DSK's Alleged Victim Should Not Be Called His 'Accuser,' " August 20, 2011

"There are Victims in the Penn State Tragedy, Not 'Accusers,' " Nov. 18, 2011

"Romney's Response to Rush's Misogyny Illustrates Need for Bystander Education" March 24, 2012

“What to Say to Boys and Young Men About Big Ben” (2011)

“Teachable Moment in Tucson: Guns, Mental Illness and Masculinity” (2011)

“Mel Gibson and a Teachable Moment About Rape in Celebrity Media Culture.” (2010)

“Interview with Porn Scholar on Tiger Woods Sex Scandal” (2010)

“Interview with Porn Scholar, Part 2: Business and Culture” (2010)

“Linda McMahon Smacks Down Women” (2010)

“John Lennon on Fatherhood, Feminism and Phony Tough Guy Posturing” (2010)

 “Eminem, Misogyny and the Sounds of Silence” (2009)

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