Bystander Intervention Resources


Avdeyeva, T.V., Burgetova, K., & Welch, I. D. (2006). To help or Not Help? Factors that Determined Helping Responses to Katrina Victims. Analysis of Social issues and Public Policy, 6, 1, 159-173. Bandura, A. (2002). Selective moral disengagement in the exercise of moral agency. Journal of Moral Education, 31, 2.

Banyard, V.L., Moynihan, M.M., & Plante, E.G. (2007). Sexual violence prevention through bystander education: An experimental evaluation. Journal of Community Psychology, 35, 463-481.

Banyard, V.L., Plante, E.G., Moynihan, M.M. (2004). Bystander Education Bringing a Broader Community Perspective to Sexual Violence Prevention. Journal of Community Psychology, 32, 61-79.

Breitenbecher, K.H. (1999). The association between the perception of threat in a dating situation and sexual victimization. Violence and Victims, 14, 135-146.

Breitenbecher, K.H., & Scarce, M. (1999). A longitudinal evaluation of the effectiveness of a sexual assault education program. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 14, 459-478.

Breitenbecher, K.H. (2000). Sexual assault on college campuses: Is an ounce of prevention enough? Applied and Preventive Psychology: Current Scientific Perspectives, 9, 23-52.

Casey, E.A., & Lindhorst, T.P. (2009). Toward a Multi-Level, Ecological Approach to the Primary Prevention of Sexual Assault- Prevention in Peer and Community Contexts. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 10(2), 91-114.

Chekroun, P., Brauer, M. (2002). The Bystander effect and Social control Behavior: the effect of the Presence of others on People’s Reactions to Norm Violations. European Journal of Social Psychology, 32, 853-867.

Dovidio, J. F., Piliavin, J. A., Schroeder, D. A., & Penner, L. A. (2006). The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Fischer, P., Greitemeyer, T., Pollozek, F., Frey, D., (2006). The Unresponsive Bystander: Are Bystanders more Responsive in Dangerous Emergencies. European Journal of Social Psychology, 36, 267-278.

Fishbein, M.; Ajzen, I. (1975), Belief, attitude, intention, and behavior: An introduction to theory and research, Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, Volume 1 Issue 2.

Fritzsche, B.S., Finhelstein, M.A., Penner, L.S., (2000). To Help or not to Help: Capturing Individuals Decision Policies. Social Behavior and Personality.

Greitemeyer, Tl, Rudoph, U., & Weiner, B. (2003). Whom would you rather help: An acquaintance not responsible for her plight or a responsible sibling? Journal of Social Psychology, 143, 331-340.

Harari, H., Harari, O., White, R.V., (2001). The Reaction to Rape by American Male Bystanders. The Journal of Social Psychology, 125(5), 653-658.

Janssen J. (2004). The Team Captain’s Leadership Manual.

Latane, B., & Darley, J. (1969). Bystander “apathy.” American Scientist, 57, 244-268.

Latané, B., & Darley, J. M. (1970). The unresponsive bystander: Why doesn’t he help? New York:Appleton-Century-Crofts.

Paul, L.A., & Gray, M.J. (2011). Sexual Assault Programming on College Campuses: Using Social Psychological Belief and Behavior Change Principles to Improve Outcomes. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 12(2) 99-109.

Query, P. (2006). Attitudes Toward the Willingness to Help. The Journal of Undergraduate Psychological Research, Vol. 1.

Rogers, E. M. (1962). Diffusion of Innovations. Valente, T. V. & Davis, R. L. (November 1999). Accelerating the Diffusion of Innovations Using Opinion Leaders. 55-67.

Solomon, L.Z., Solomon, H., Maiorca, J. (1982). The Effects of Bystander’s Anonymity, Situational Ambiguity, and Victim’s Status on Helping. The Journal of Social Psychology, 117, 285-294.

The 5 Point Formula. Adapted from University of Massachusetts, Amherst Health Services, Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program and The BACCHUS Network.

Persuasion Communication and Compliance Gaining

Albert, S., & Dabbs, J. (1970). Physical Distance and Persuasion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 15, 3, 265-270.

French, J. R. P., Raven, B. (1959). The bases of social power. In D. Cartwright and A. Zander. Group dynamics. New York: Harper & Row.

Health Communication (2013): Communicative Challenges of Bystander Intervention: Impact of Goals and Message Design Logic on Strategies College Students Use to Intervene in Drinking Situations, Health Communication, DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2012.721335

Larson, C.U. (2009). Persuasion: Reception and Responsibility. Cengage Learning, 12th Edition.

Mehrabian, A. (1969). Significance of Posture and Position in the Communication of Attitude and Status Relationships. Psychological Bulletin, 71, 359-372.

Masumoto, Tomoko, Oetzel, John G., Takai, Jiro, Ting-Toomey, Stella, & Yokochi, Yumiko (2000). "A Typology of Facework Behaviors in Conflicts with Best Friends and Relative Strangers," Communication Quarterly 4(48), 397-419.

Moyer-Guse, E. (2008). Toward a Theory of Entertainment Persuasion: Explaining the Persuasive Effects of Entertainment-Education Messages. Communication Theory, 18: 402-425.

Raven, B. H. (1990). Political applications of the psychology of interpersonal influence and social power. Political Psychology, 11, 493-520.

Thompson, G. J., Jenkins, J. B. (2004). Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion. Quill Press.

Thompson, G. J. (2007). The Verbal Judo Way of Leadership: Empowering the Thin Blue Line from the Inside Up. Looseleaf Law Publications.

White, C.H., & Malkowski, J. (2013). Communicative Challenges of Bystander Intervention Impact Goals and Message Design Logic on Strategies College Students Use to Intervene in Drinking Situations. Health Communication, 1-12.

Wilson, S. (2002). Seeking and Resisting Compliance: Why People Say What They Do When Trying to Influence Others. Sage Publications, Inc.