Books

Dirks, D. (In progress). Punishment in the Age of Google: The Mark of a Digital Criminal Record. [working title]

Dirks, D. (2015). Confronting Campus Rape: Legal Landscapes, New Media, and Networked Activism. New York: Routledge. 

Ekland-Olson, S., & Dirks, D. (2011). How Ethical Systems Change: Lynching and Capital Punishment. New York: Routledge. 

Selected Publications by Topic

Violence, Victimization, and Survivorship

Dirks, D. (Forthcoming). Campus Sexual Assault. In J. Treviño (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Karasek, S., & Dirks, D. (Forthcoming). Feminist Issues in the Campus Sexual Violence Movement. In A. Press (Ed.), Handbook of Contemporary Feminism. New York: Routledge.

Dirks, D., & Troshynski, E. (Forthcoming). International Violence Against Women: Prevalence, Outcomes, Prevention. In L. Kurtz, & M. Kurtz (Eds.), Women, War, and Violence: Topography, Resistance, and Hope. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Dirks, D., & Troshynski, E. (Forthcoming). Acquaintance Rape. In C. L. Shehan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Troshynski, E., & Dirks, D. (Forthcoming). Marital Rape. In C. L. Shehan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Dirks, D. (2014). Surveys Will Reveal the True Number of Sexual Assault Survivors on Campus. New York Times.

Dirks, D. (2011). American Capital Punishment and the Promise of “Closure.” Doctoral Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.

Dirks, D. (2004). Sexual Revictimization and Retraumatization of Women in Prison. Women’s Studies Quarterly, 32, 102-115.

Punishment and Inequality

Dirks, D. (Forthcoming). The Digital Mugshot Industry. In M. Brown & E. Carrabine (Eds.), Handbook of Visual Criminology. London: Routledge.

Worthen, M. G. F., & Dirks, D. (Forthcoming). Gender and Deviance. In E. Goode (Ed.), Handbook of Deviance. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Dirks, D., Heldman, C., & Zack, E. (2015). “She’s Hot and She’s White So She Can’t Be Guilty”: Female Criminality, Penal Spectatorship, and White Protectionism. Contemporary Justice Review, 18, 160-177.

Dirks, D. (2014). The Enduring Effects of Online Mug Shots. The Society Pages.

Dirks, D., & Zack, E. (2014). Race and the Death Penalty in America. In S. Bowman (Ed.), Race, Ethnicity, and the Prison System – Critical Perspectives. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Rice, S. K., Dirks, D., & Exline, J. J. (2009). Of Guilt, Defiance, and Repentance: Evidence from the Texas Death Chamber. Justice Quarterly, 26(2), 295-326.

Gender and Racial Inequality in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Dirks, D., & Mueller, J. C. Racism and Popular Culture. (2007). In J. Feagin, & H. Vera (Eds.), Handbook of Racial and Ethnic Relations (pp. 115-129). New York: Springer. 

Mueller, J. C., Dirks, D., & Houts Picca, L. (2007). Unmasking Racism: Halloween Costuming and Engagement of the Racial Other. Qualitative Sociology, 30(3), 315-335.

Moradi, B., Dirks, D., & Matteson, A. V. (2005). Roles of sexual objectification experiences and internalization of standards of beauty in eating disorder symptomatology: A test and extension of objectification theory. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52(3), 420-428.

Dirks, D., & Rice, S. K. (2004). “Dining while Black”: Racial Rituals and the Black American Restaurant Experience. In R. Coates (Ed.), Race and Ethnicity—Across Time, Space, and Discipline (pp. 255-277). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Publishing.