Publications by Dr. Melissa Swauger

  • Articles

    • 2017 Castro, I., Swauger, M., and Harger, B., (Eds.). Sociological Studies of Children and Youth Book Series: Researching Children and Youth: Methodological Issues, Strategies, Innovations, Vol. 22.  Bingley, UK: Emerald.
    • 2017 Swauger, M., Castro, I., and Harger, B. “Introduction: The Continued Importance of Research with Kids and Teens: The “New” Sociology of Childhood Forty Years Later.” in Sociological Studies of Children and Youth Book Series: Researching Children and Youth: Methodological Issues, Strategies, Innovations, Castro, I., Swauger, M.,, and Harger, B. (eds), Vol. 22.  Bingley, UK: Emerald.
    • 2013   SOC 151: Principles of Sociology. In TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.
    • 2013   Hysock Witham, D., D. Shinberg, and M. Swauger.   No Stranger in the Bushes: The Ambiguity of Consent and Rape in Hook Up Culture. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research 68(9):629-633
    • 2013 Cottingham, M., T. Nowak, K. Snyder, and M. Swauger. Human Trafficking: A Sociological Perspective. In Human Trafficking: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. M. Burke, ed. New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis.
    • 2012   Introduction to Sociology Syllabus. In TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovation Library for Sociology. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.
    • 2011   Afterword: The Ethics of Risk, Power, and Representation. Special issue, “Ethics Beyond the IRB,” Qualitative Sociology 34:497-502.
    • 2011   Feminist Research in Action: An Intersectional Approach to Girlcentric Programming. In Public Sociology: Research, Action, and Change. P. Nyden, L. Hossfield, and G. Nyden, eds. Pp. 164-169. Newbury Park, CA: Pine Forge Press.
    • 2010   Do (Not) Follow in My Footsteps: How Mothers Influence Working Class Girls’ Aspirations. Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 312:49-68.
    • 2009   No Kids Allowed!!! How IRB Ethics Undermine Qualitative Researchers from Achieving Socially Responsible Ethical Standards. Race, Gender, & Class, 16(1-2):63-81.

    Books

    • 2015 . Vaccaro, Christian, and Melissa Swauger. Unleashing Manhood in the Cage: Masculinity, Fighting, and Mixed Martial Arts. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company.

    Papers

    • 2009  Program Summary and Evaluation for The Future is Mine. Mon Valley Education Consortium. (A non-profit organization, for use/distribution to middle and high school teachers and students in the Pittsburgh region)
    • 2004   Shaping the Future: A Career Workbook. Mon Valley Education Consortium. (A non-profit organization, for use/distribution to middle and high school teachers and students in the Pittsburgh region)
    • 1996  Review of Choosing Correctional Options that Work: Defining the Demand and Evaluating the Supply. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Research in Review 2:3, November 1999.