Professor Kristin Bumiller
Publications
Books 

In an Abusive State: How Neoliberalism Appropriated the Feminist Movement Against Sexual Violence, Duke University Press, 2008

The Civil Rights Society: The Social Construction of Victims, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988

Articles and Book Chapters:

“Explaining the Volte-Face: Turning Away from Criminal Law and Returning to the Quest for Gender Equality,” Chapter 28 in The Oxford Handbook on Gender, Sex, and Crime, Rosemary Gartner and Bill McCarthy, editors, Oxford University Press, (forthcoming 2014)

“Transformative Learning in Prisons and Universities: Reflections on Homologies of Institutional Power.” Chapter 19 in Turning Teaching Inside Out: A Pedagogy of Transformation for Community-Based Education, Simone Weil Davis and Barbara Sherr Roswell, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

“Feminists’ Alliance with the State: Retrospectively Evaluating Sexual Violence Strategies,” Sexual Assault Report, Volume 17, no. 1, September/October 2013, p. 1+.

Book Review of A Trouble Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System, in Criminal Law Bulletin, Volume 49, no. 5, September-October 2013, 1203-1205.

“Feminist Collaboration with the State in Response to Sexual Violence: Lessons from the American Experience,” In Gender, Violence and Human Security: New Perspectives, Aili Mari Tripp, Myra Marx Ferree, and Christina Ewig, editors, New York: New York University Press, 2013, pp. 191-213.

“Caring for Autism: Toward a More Responsive State,” Chapter 6 in Critical Autism Studies, Michael Orsini and Joyce Davidson, editors, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013, pp. 143-168.

“Incarceration, Welfare State, and the Labor Market Nexus: The Increasing Significance of Gender in the Prison System,” Chapter One in Women Exiting Prison: Critical Essays on Gender, Post-Release Support, Bree Carlton and Marie Segrave, editors,London: Routledge, 2013, pp. 13-33.

"Victimes dans L'ombre de la Loi: Une Critique du Modele de La Protection Juridique," Politix, 2011:2 (reprint of "Victims in the Shadow of the Law, 1987).

“The Nexus of Domestic Violence Reform and Social Science: From Instrument of Social Change to Institutionalized Surveillance,” Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Volume 6, December 2010

“The Sexual Violence Agenda in the United States: The Incompatibility of Feminist and State Interests,” in Genero y Sistema Penal, Una Perspectiva Internacional (Gender and Criminal Justice: An International Perspective), Patricia Faraldo Cabana and Agustina Iglesias Skulj, eds., Comares Editorial, Universidade da Coruna, Granada, 2010, pp. 55-74.

Book Review on From Freedom Fighters to Terrorists: Women and Political Violence, by Journal of Gender Studies, Volume 19, Number 1, March 2010, pp. 104-105.

“The Geneticization of Autism: From New Reproductive Technologies to the Conception of Genetic,” Signs: Journal of Women and Culture in Society, Volume 34, Number 4, Summer 2009, pp. 875-898.

“Book Review on The Women’s Movement Against Sexual Harassment, by Carrie N. Baker,” Perspectives on Politics, Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2008, pp. 833-834.

 “Quirky Citizens: Autism and the Anti-Normalization of Politics,” Signs: Journal of Women and Culture in Society, Volume 33, Number 4, Summer 2008, pp. 967-991.

“Freedom from Gender Violence as a Human Right: Feminism and Federalism in a Global Perspective,” Thomas Jefferson Law Review, Volume 28, Number 3, Spring 2006, pp. 327-354

 “Body Images: How Does the Body Matter in the Legal Imagination?” in How Does Law Matter? Byrant G. Garth, et al. Eds. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1998, pp. 145-161

“Spectacles of the Strange: Envisioning Violence in the Central Park Jogger Trial,” in Feminism, Media and the Law, Martha Albertson Fineman and Martha McCluskey, ed., New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, pp. 217-226       

“Book Review on States of Injury by Wendy Brown,” in Contemporary Sociology, January 1997, Volume 26, pp. 120-1

“Critical Legal Theory and the Challenge of Feminism: A Philosophical Reconception,” (Book review of Critical Legal Theory and the Challenge of Feminism, by Matthew H. Kramer) in American Political Science Review, Volume 90, Number 1, March 1996, pp. 175-177

“Law at the Margins: The Symbolic Power of Professional Discourse,” in Language, Symbolism, and Politics (Richard Merelman, ed.) Westview Press, 1992, pp. 151-167

Book Review, “The Second Rape: Society’s Continued Betrayal of the Victim,” Women’s Review of Books, January 1992, p. 26

“Fallen Angels: The Representation of Violence Against Women in Legal Culture,” 18 International Journal of the Sociology of Law, 1990, pp. 125-142; reprinted in At the Boundaries of Law: Feminism and Legal Theory, Martha Albertson Fineman and Nancy Sweet Thomadsen, editors, New York: Routledge, 1990, pp. 95-112 and in Criminology at the Crossroads: Readings in Crime and Justice, Kathleen Daly and Lisa Maher, editors, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998, pp. 37-53

“Rape as a Legal Symbol: An Essay on Sexual Violence and Racism,” 42 The University of Miami Law Review, 1987, pp. 75-91

 “Victims in the Shadow of the Law: A Critique of the Model of Legal Protection,” 12:3 Signs: Journal of Women and Culture in Society, 1987, pp. 421-439 (reprinted in Race, Law and Society, Ian F. Haney Lopez, editor, Ashgate Publishing, 2006 and reprinted in French translation in a special issue of Politix, Spring 2011)

“Understanding the Costs of Litigation: The Case of the Hourly-Fee Lawyer,” American Bar Foundation Research Journal, Summer 1984, pp. 559-604 (written with Herbert M. Kritzer, et al.)

“Anti-Discrimination Law and the Enslavement of the Victim: The Denial of Self-Respect By Victims Without a Cause,” Dispute Processing Research Program Working Paper 1984, no. 6, Law School, University of Wisconsin (reprinted in Civil Litigation Research Project Final Report, David M. Trubek, et al., 1986)

“Making Sense of Sentencing: A Review and Critique of Sentencing Research,” in Research on Sentencing, Volume II, National Academy of Science, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 1983, pp. 1-54 (written with John Hagen)

“Dimensions of Institutional Participation: Who Uses the Courts and How?” 44 Journal of Politics, February 1982, pp. 86-114 (written with Joel B. Grossman, et al.)

“Choice of Forum in Diversity Cases: Analysis of a Survey and Implications for Reform,” 15 Law & Society Review, 1989-81, pp. 749-774

“Measuring the Pace of Civil Litigation in Federal and State Trial Courts,” 65 Judicature, 1981, pp. 86-113 (written with Joel B. Grossman, et al.)