Date of Award
Dissertation in Practice
Curriculum and Instruction
Campus programs, Gender violence, Prevention, Primary prevention, Sexual violence
We will not end gender-based violence by responding to it. Experts and national organizations agree that effective primary prevention programs are essential to stopping harmful behaviors before they start (DeGue et al, 2014; American College Health Association, 2016; American College Health Association, 2018; Townsend, 2017; Schneider & Hirsch, 2018; McMahon et al, 2019), so much so that primary prevention to address gender-based violence on college campuses has been mandated by state and federal policy (SB 19-007, 2019; Institutional Security Policies and Crime Statistics, 2020). In order to be effective, primary prevention programs should be tailored to the community in which they will be implemented (Banyard, 2011; Banyard, 2013; Banyard, 2014; Townsend, 2017; American College Health Association, 2018). Addressing the root cause of gender-based violence perpetration (power) is essential to developing an effective primary prevention curriculum (Harris, 2017; Hong, 2017; Linder, 2018). One university sought out to develop a comprehensive prevention program to address the root cause of GBV perpetration. Therefore, the purpose of this doctoral research project was to uncover: What is the nature of gender-based violence perpetration at Downtown University?
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Thyrring, Andrea R., "So What, Now What? Using Social Media Activism to Inform Power-Conscious Prevention of Gender-Based Violence" (2021). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1995.
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Andrea R. Thyrring