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Ending Men’s Violence
Copyright ©1994-1999 Jack C. Straton.
Jack Straton earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography from the University of Oregon in 1977, worked as a professional jazz drummer for three years, and then returned to the U of O in the 1980s to earn a doctorate in quantum theory. Both as a volunteer and professional diversity trainer over the past 18 years, he has presented several hundred workshops on ending sexual assault and racism. Jack founded Men Against Rape groups in Eugene, Oregon, Washington, D.C., and Manhattan, Kansas. He has published extensively in professional journals from his research in Quantum Scattering Theory, Gender Equity, and Diversity Training Methods. He has served as co-chair of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) and, as coordinator of the NOMAS Task Group on Child Custody Issues, is recognized as one of the leading writers and speakers in the country with expertise on ethical and public policy issues related to the overlap between child custody, child abuse, and woman abuse.
VERSION 1.5 (June 30, 1999)
This citation database (Citebase™) and accompanying files are designed to provide phrasing and reference information to increase the credibility of ending men’s violence activists with news media and public officials. We have come under attack for saying things such as "The FBI says that a woman is battered every 7 seconds" with no research to back up what we claim. If you search Keyword columns of the Citebase for DV (or Woman Abuse), you will find a number of studies to reference. In particular, you will find:
This is a primary study (as opposed to an article that refers to someone else’s research) that you can use to say "The Commonwealth Fund study found that a woman is battered every 8.1 seconds." Whenever the phrase in the leftmost column is not quoted, it is my wording. You are welcome to use the phrase with or without referencing me, as seems appropriate. A (numbered) footnote citation appears in column 1 that you should copy into your document with the phrase. As you do so, the footnote number will automatically change to be properly ordered in your document if you are using Word. Enclosed on the distribution disk are full-length documents that demonstrate how the phrases can be used to provide a coherent argument.
The second column is an encapsulation of the main idea. The third column cross-references to the summary column (#2) of related citations (see 64% mental health and 1/4 of suicides above). The fourth through sixth columns are keywords used for sorting. The footnote text is repeated in the seventh column. The eighth through eleventh columns are authors names (last name first, unlike in the citation itself), the twelfth through sixteenth columns are editors’ names (if the article appears in a book), and the last column refers to the latest Citebase version in which the entry was added or changed.
I have verified most of the articles for accuracy, but you should get in the habit of going to the source yourself. I probably have not yet found and verified those articles in which the authors’ given names are initials. At the bottom of Citebase there is a table containing several articles that are either misogynous or are of questionable scientific validity. In particular, the Straus study is roundly criticized by Dobash, Pagelow, Pleck and others in the main table.
Near the bottom of Citebase is a table you can use to build up references that are not referenced herein. I would appreciate it if you would periodically send me both a hard copy of the articles and a disk or email containing the citation and usage of your new references. In exchange I will send you an updated Citebase from contributions of other correspondents as well as my own expansions.
Please send updates to: Jack C. Straton
c/o University Studies