Martha McCaughey Ph.D.

There are 20 included publications by Martha McCaughey Ph.D.:

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Academic Freedom: The Right-Wing Campaign Against Women's Studies Turns A Treasured Ideal On Its Head 2008 125 Women's Studies Scholarship article from Summer 2008 edition of Ms. magazine.
Align And Refine: Using The Taxonomy Of Significant Learning To Plan For FYS Faculty Development 2019 335 Our faculty development (FD) work applies Dee Fink’s (2013) integrated course design model. In this article, we describe the situational factors related to supporting faculty who teach a required, academically-focused First Year Seminar course at a l...
Changing the Hidden Curriculum of Campus Rape Prevention and Education: Women’s Self- Defense as a Key Protective Factor for a Public Health Model of Prevention 2015 6460 Recent activist, policy, and government efforts to engage in campus rape prevention education(RPE), culminating in the 2014 White House Task Force recommendations to combat campussexual assault, prompt a need to examine the concept of “prevention” in...
Copyright for Academics in the Digital Age 2012 927 The article presents the authors' insights on the copyright issue in the digital age, which concerns the academic field. The authors say that instead of promoting knowledge, the act of putting materials for teaching on the web can undermine such goal...
The Creativity Collaborative: A/R/Tography In Action (Poster) 2019 154 The Creativity Collaborative is an interdisciplinary research cluster established in 2017. This poster will share The Creativity Collaborative's ongoing work where we disarticulate and relocate our teaching and research through a/r/tography. A/r/togr...
Can Unscrewed be Unskewed? Television Coverage of the Internet 2006 1487 This paper documents one way the Internet is presented to the public by analyzing a late–night TV talk show about the Internet called Unscrewed on the TechTV cable network. I gained the opportunity to study Unscrewed, and attempt to influence its foc...
Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and (Male) Hysteria over John Bobbitt's Missing Manhood 1998 4942 This article draws on feminist theory and psychoanalysis to analyze the media discourse surrounding the 1993 incident in which Lorena Bobbitt severed her husband's penis after he allegedly raped her. Touted as the ultimate example of "male bashing," ...
The Fighting Spirit: Women's Self-Defense Training and the Discourse of Sexed Embodiment 1998 2779 This article presents ethnographic research on women’s self-defense training and suggests that women’s self-defense culture prompts feminists to refigure our understanding of the body and violence. The body in feminist discourse is often construed as...
First-Year Seminar Programs: Keeping The Academic Component Of The First-Year Experience Academic 2022 114 As faculty directors of first-year seminar (FYS) programs, one of us at a large public university and the other on a small private liberal arts campus, we have learned how easily FYS directors can find themselves in the crosshairs of competing unders...
Got Milk?: Breastfeeding as an 'Incurably Informed' Feminist STS Scholar 2010 3103 'Got Milk?' considers the author's own commitment to and experience of breastfeeding as a mother/intellectual, examining ways of theorizing embodiment and complex bio-social practices while also showing just how complicated living/ embodying feminist...
Implementing INCLUDE: Using UDL Principles To Design An Inclusive Campus Visit 2022 67 Many people interested in inclusive and equitable searches in higher ed have learned how to write the job ad, review the written applications, and avoid unadvisable interview questions. To account for candidates' neurodiversity, the search committee ...
Partying With A Purpose 2012 1187 Reviews the book, Women at Work: Tupperware, Passion Parties, and Beyond by L. Susan Williams and Michelle Bemiller (2011). Women at Work considers the many in-home marketing plans directed at women. Using Dorothy Smith's The Everyday World as Proble...
Perverting Evolutionary Narratives of Heterosexual Masculinity Or, Getting Rid of the Heterosexual Bug 1999 3591 Focuses on the characters of evolutionary stories about male sexuality. Cause of male grief; Discussion on heterosexual masculinity; Information on gay men.
Rape Education Videos: Presenting Mean Women Instead of Dangerous Men 1995 2986 This paper examines two ways to use visual images while teaching about sexual violence. We first present and critique the conventional approach, which employs images of men doing violence to women. We then discuss our approach, which employs images o...
Redirecting Feminist Critiques of Science 1993 2178 Reviews and discusses Sandra Harding's tripartite model of feminist critiques of science. Relationship between scientific inquiry, objectivity, and values; Application of Donna Haraway's and Helen Longino's insights; Feminist scientists as postmodern...
Review Essay – Bodymakers - A Cultural Anatomy of Women’s Bodybuilding 1999 3039 Book Review
Review of TechnoFeminism by Judy Wajcman 2006 4968 Book Review
Violations Of Sexual And Information Privacy: Understanding Dataraid In A (Cyber)Rape Culture 2021 1142 Technology-facilitated sexual violence is a violation unique to the digital age that extends the analog-era rape culture, but electronic privacy invasions are often an overlooked part of these violations. This article examines three emblematic cases ...
Windows Without Curtains - Computer Privacy and Academic Freedom 2003 1681 Focuses on the computer privacy of professors at public universities in the U.S. Details of a university police investigation using a professor's computer; Assessment of the moral limitation of computer searches on ownership grounds; Application of t...
Women’s Sex-Toy Parties: Technology, Orgasm, and Commodification 2001 7764 This article presents participant-observation research from five female-only sex-toy parties. We situate the sale of sex toys in the context of in-home marketing to women, the explosion of a sex industry, and the emergence of lifestyle and body polit...