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Jacquelyn W. White

Jacquelyn W. White, PhD is a Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her research focuses primarily on gender issues, aggression, and intimate partner violence.

There are 27 included publications by Jacquelyn W. White :

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Adolescent Sexual Victimization, ADHD Symptoms, and Risky Sexual Behavior 2012 1070 This study examined the association between ADHD symptoms experienced before age 12 and sexual victimization during adolescence in a sample of 374 college women who had not been sexually victimized as children. The linkage with risky sexual behavior ...
Becoming Who We Are: A Theoretical Explanation of Gendered Social Structures and Social Networks that Shape Adolescent Interpersonal Aggression 2009 142 A conceptualization of gendered interpersonal aggression that is grounded in the social ecological framework is presented to explicate factors in adolescents' gendered environments that give rise to aggression and victimization. The focus is on gende...
Becoming Who We Are: A Theoretical Explanation of Gendered Social Structures and Social Networks that Shape Adolescent Interpersonal Aggression 2009 139 A conceptualization of gendered interpersonal aggression that is grounded in the social ecological framework is presented to explicate factors in adolescents' gendered environments that give rise to aggression and victimization. The focus is on gende...
Courtship Violence: Incidence in a national sample of higher education student 1991 1220 An approximately representative national sample of 2,602 women and 2,105 men was surveyed regarding their frequency of inflicting and sustaining verbal and physical aggression in a heterosexual relationship. Results revealed that approximately 81% of...
Covariation in the Use of Physical and Sexual Intimate Partner Aggression Among Adolescent and College-Age Men A Longitudinal Analysis 2009 213 A longitudinal examination of male perpetration of physical aggression toward a romantic partner and its covariation with sexual aggression reveals a decline from adolescence through 4 years of college. Witnessing domestic violence and experiencing p...
Deconstructing the myth of the nonaggressive female: A feminist analysis 1994 4010 One of the most pervasive and undisputed gender stereotypes is that men are more aggressive than women. However, this stereotype has, until recently, led researchers to conclude that women are nonaggressive and, therefore, to ignore the topic of fema...
An Examination of the Attitudes Underlying Sexual Coercion Among Acquaintances 1996 921 Analyses of rape-supportive attitudes, with few exceptions, have not included conceptual or operational definitions of attitudes, and analysts have not explicitly examined the affective, cognitive, and behavioral components of attitudes toward rape. ...
Gender differences in leisure-need activity patterns. 1985 123 A gender-by-leisure choice model predicting four different leisure-choice-by-need patterns, based on gender restricted or unrestricted choice by same or different needs, is described and tested. Assessment of leisure-choice-by-need patterns was made ...
Gender differences in the perceptions of self's and others' use of power strategies. 1986 305 The utility of P. B. Johnson's [“Women and Interpersonal Power,” in D. N. Ruble & G. L. Zellman (Eds.), Women and Sex Roles, New York: W. W. Norton, 1978] framework for the sex typing of power strategies was examined. Female and male subjects rated t...
A Gendered Approach to Adolescent Dating Violence: Conceptual and Methodological Issues 2009 625 This article argues that adolescent dating violence should be considered within a social ecological model that embeds the individual within the context of adolescent friendships and romantic relationships, as well as family and other social instituti...
The Impact of Sexual Victimization on Personality: A Longitudinal Study of Gendered Attributes 2007 198 Little is known about how sexual victimization may affect a woman’s self-reported personality ratings. In the present study endorsement ratings of gendered attributes, as measured by the Extended Personal Attributes Questionnaire, were examined over ...
Instigative aggression as a function of past experience. 1982 81 Third-party-instigated aggression was examined by manipulating the provocativeness of the same or a new target in Part 2 of a task. Effects of previous experience with aggression (i.e., interacting with partners supportive of or disapproving of aggre...
An Integrative Contextual Developmental Model of Male Stalking 2001 1395 This article evaluates current research and theory on stalking as a form of male violence against women. The integrative contextual developmental model (White & Kowalski, l48) suggests that stalking, as legally defined, is best understood as a multip...
Intimate partner aggression: what have we learned? Commentary of Archer’s meta-Analysis. 2000 460 Archer's work (2000) is a meta-analysis of the Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS; Straus, 1979) that provides a summary of what has been learned from applications of this instrument, especially with adolescents and young adults in dating rather than long-t...
Long-Term Effects of Labeling a Rape Experience 2006 211 Research has found that approximately half of women who report an experience that meets the legal definition of rape do not label it rape. It has been assumed that labeling the experience as rape is necessary and beneficial for recovery; however, con...
Manipulation and Force as Sexual Coercion Tactics: Conceptual and Empirical Differences 2007 436 This study examines the relationship between perpetrator characteristics, situational characteristics, and type of sexual coercion tactics used to obtain sexual contact (including sexual intercourse) with an unwilling partner. Men who used manipulati...
National and Global Agendas on Violence Against Women: Historical Perspective and Consensus 2008 271 A policy analysis of 11 national and global institutions’ violence against women agendas spanning 1990 to 2006 is presented. Analysis revealed 85 distinct recommendations. The highest percentages of them referenced prevention (29%); data, design, and...
A Person-Centered, Longitudinal Approach to Sexual Victimization 2011 531 Objective: Little research has drawn attention to distinct patterns of sexual victimization across time, although previous findings strongly indicate heterogeneity. Using longitudinal data, we tested a series of latent class growth models in an attem...
Rates of DSM-IV-TR trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder among newly matriculated college students 2011 1868 The negotiation of the freedoms and responsibilities introduced as adolescents begin college may be particularly challenging for those with a trauma history and traumatic stress sequelae (posttraumatic stress disorder; PTSD). The present study examin...
The Relationship Between Drug Use and Sexual Aggression in Men Across Time 2010 377 The relationship between drug use and sexual aggression in a sample of men was examined at five time points from adolescence through the 4th year of college. Hierarchical linear modeling explored the relationship between proximal drug use and severit...
Research Methods: How they shape our view of sexual violence 1992 943 This article distinguishes among the various research strategies available to the sexual aggression researcher and notes the limited domains of explanation inherent in each approach. Runkel and McGrath's (1972) circumplex typology is adapted as an or...
Revising the SES: A Collaborative Process to Improve Assessment of Sexual Aggression and Victimization 2007 2200 The Sexual Experiences Survey (SES) assesses victimization and perpetration of unwanted sexual experiences (e.g., Koss, Gidycz, & Wisniewski, 1987). Revised versions of the SES that resulted from the work of the SES Collaboration are now available. T...
Sexual Assault Perpetration and Re-perpetration: From Adolescence to Young Adulthood. 2004 982 Three incoming freshmen classes of men provided data in a 5-year longitudinal study of the relationship between childhood victimization experiences and sexually coercive behaviors during adolescence and 4 years of college. A key finding of this study...
Violence in Intimate Relationships: A Conceptual and Empirical Examination of Sexual and Physical Aggression 2008 502 The present paper argues that the perpetration of both sexual and physical aggression by the same person in intimate relationships represents a unique form of intimate partner violence that warrants further theoretical and empirical examination. This...
What Your Data Didn’t Tell You the First Time Around: Advanced Analytic Approaches to Longitudinal Analyses 2011 160 The present article describes the gap that exists between traditional data analysis techniques and more sophisticated methods that tend to be used more commonly among researchers outside of the study of violence against women. We briefly characterize...
Women’s Vulnerability to Sexual Assault from Adolescence to Young Adulthood 2000 1312 Purpose: To study the vulnerability to sexual assault among undergraduate women. Methods: The respondents were demographically representative of undergraduate women in state-supported universities in the United States. Participants (N = 1569) were s...
Women's Leadership Network 2009 376 The Women’s Leadership Network for Safe and Healthy Relationships (hereafter referred to as the Women’s Leadership Network) is an innovative approach to community-based domestic violence resistance programming that infuses best practices in the area ...