Gleckman-Krut's research focuses on why institutions fail to prevent sexual violence. She offers a sociological lens to sexual violence prevention (e.g. what community or institutional factors contribute to the issue's longstanding prevalence?), and joins efforts to define a new sociological subfield in sexual violence.
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Conceptualizes sexual violence as a mechanism of inequality that is made more effective by the silencing of its usage. Traces legal and cultural contestations over the definition of sexual violence in the United States. Considers the challenges of narrating sexual violence and review how the narrow focus on gender by some anti–sexual violence activism fails women of color and other marginalized groups. Concludes by interrogating the sociological silence on sexual violence.
Integrates social scientific scholarship on sexual violence – particularly that which employs an intersectional perspective– with the goal of more fully integrating sexual violence into the sociological study of inequality.