Publications

DeFreece, Alfred W. and Juan Battle. “Those Who Help Themselves: The Relative Impact of Spirituality and Engagement on the Happiness and Health of Gay Black Men.” Journal of Homosexuality. Accepted.

Harris, Angelique and Juan Battle. “The Importance of Community: The Impact of Community on the Sociopolitical Involvement of Same-Gender Loving Black Men.” Journal of Men and Masculinities. Accepted. 

Harris, Angelique and Juan Battle. “Unpacking Civic Engagement: The Sociopolitical Involvement of Same Gender Loving Black Women.” Journal of Lesbian Studies. Accepted.

Battle, Juan & Antonio (Jay) Pastrana. 2015. Disrupting a narrative: Developing a new discourse of empowerment for LGBT people of color. In S.K. White, J.M. White, and K.O. Korgen (Eds.),Sociologists in Action: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Class (pp. 113-117). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. 

Turner, Carlene Buchanan, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana, Jr., and Juan Battle. 2014. From the Perspectives of Black LGBTs in the US: Medical Providers’ Comfort with Patients’ Sexuality. Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships, 1(1): 45-64.

Battle, Juan & Alfred DeFreece. 2014. The Impact of Community Involvement, Religion, and Spirituality on Happiness and Health Among a National Sample of Black Lesbians.  Women, Gender, and Families of Color, 2(1): 1-31.

McDowell, Deborah, Claudrena Harold, and Juan Battle. 2013. The Punitive Turn: Race, Prisons, Justice, and Inequality. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

Battle, Juan & Angelique Harris. 2013. Belonging and Acceptance: Examining the Correlates of Sociopolitical Involvement Among Bisexual and Lesbian Latinas. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 25(2), 141-157.

Battle, Juan, Jessie Daniels, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana, Carlene Buchanan Turner, and Alexis Espinosa. “Never Too Old to Feel Good: Happiness and Health Among a National Sample of Older Black Gay Men.” Spectrum: Journal of Black Men. 2(1):1-18.

Harris, Angelique, Juan Battle, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana, Jr, and Jessie Daniels. 2013. “Examining the Sociopolitical Involvement of Black, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander American Same Gender Loving Men.” Journal of Men’s Studies. 21(3):236-254.   

Battle, Juan, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana, Jr., and Jessie Daniels. 2013. Social Justice Sexuality Survey: The Executive Summary for the Latina/o Population. New York, NY.

Battle, Juan, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana, Jr., and Jessie Daniels. 2013. Social Justice Sexuality Survey: The Executive Summary for the Asian/Pacific Islander Population. New York, NY.

Battle, Juan. 2012. Review of Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys, by Victor M. Rios. Contemporary Sociology. 41(4): 514-515.

Buttaro, Anthony and Juan Battle. 2012. “More Than Meets the Eye: An Ecological Perspective on Homophobia within Black America.”  Black Women, Gender, and Families. 6(1): 1-22.

Battle, Juan, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana, Jr., and Jessie Daniels. 2012. Social Justice Sexuality Survey: The Executive Summary for the Black Population. New York, NY.

Battle, Juan and Sandra L. Barnes (editors). 2010. Black Sexualities: Probing Powers, Passions, Practices, and Policies. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

Turner, Carlene Buchanan and Juan Battle. 2010. “Old Enough to Know: The Impact of Health Values on Self-care Among Elderly Black Men and Women. Western Journal of Black Studies. 34(1): 1-12.

Buttaro, Anthony, Jr., Juan Battle, & Antonio (Jay) Pastrana. 2010. “The Aspiration-Attainment Gap: Black Students and Education.”The Journal of Negro Education. 79(4): 488-502.

Asencio, Marysol & Juan Battle (editors). 2010.  Black and Latina Sexualities. Special Issue of Black Women, Gender, and Families. Volume 4, Issue 1.

Asencio, Marysol & Juan Battle. 2010. “Introduction: Special Issue of Black and Latina Sexualities.” Black, Women, Gender, and Families. 4(1):1-7.

Asencio, Marysol & Juan Battle (editors). 2010. Black and Latina/o Sexualities Research. Special Issue of Sexuality Research and Social Policy. Volume 7, Issue 2.

Asencio, Marysol & Juan Battle. 2010. “Introduction: Special Issue of Black and Latina/o Sexualities.” Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 7(2):67-69.

Battle, Juan and Antonio (Jay) Pastrana. 2009. “Preface.” At The Intersection: Race, Sexuality and Gender.  Washington, DC: Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Battle, Juan & Colin Ashley. 2008. “Intersectionality, Heteronormativity and Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Families.” Black Women, Gender, and Families.  2(1): 1-24.

Battle, Juan & Antonio Pastrana. 2008. “Gay Men.” In John Moore’s (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, (pp. 17-19).  Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.

Turner, Robert & Juan Battle. 2008. “Behavior Attitudes.” In William Darity’s International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd Edition).  New York: Thomson/Gale.

Battle, Juan & Michael Bennett. 2007. “A Perfect Storm: The Jena Six from a Sociohistorical Perspective.” Footnotes: Newsletter of the American Sociological Association. (December) 35.9.

Durell, Megan, Catherine Chiong and Juan Battle. 2007. “Race, Gender Expectations, and Homophobia: A Quantitative Exploration.” Race, Class & Gender. 14(1-2): 299-317.

Battle, Juan & Anthony Browne. 2007. “Family, Alternative.” In Fedwa Malti-Douglas’s (Ed.)Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, (pp. 506-511). Detroit: Macmillan Reference.

Battle, Juan and Antonio Pastrana. 2007. “Melting Pot.” In George Ritzer’s Encyclopedia of Sociology (pp. 2944-2946). MA: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Battle, Juan and Antonio Pastrana. 2007. “The Relative Importance of Race and Socioeconomic Status Among Hispanic and White Students” Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 29(1): 35-49.

Battle, Juan and Martha Crum. 2007. “Black LGBs, Health and Identity Development.” In Ilan Meyers & Mary Northridge’s Handbook of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, (pp. 320-354). NY: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

 Battle, Juan and Darla Linville. 2006. “Race, Sexuality and Schools: A Quantitative Assessment of Intersectionality.” Race, Gender & Class. 13(3-4): 180-190.

Battle, Juan (Guest Editor). 2006. Race, Class, & Gender – Journal Special Issue on Intersectionality. New Orleans: Southern University at New Orleans & University of New Orleans.

Battle, Juan, Michael Bennett and Anthony Lemelle (Editors). 2006. Free At Last?: Black America in the Twenty-First Century. New Jersey: Transaction Publishers.

Battle, Juan, Wanda Alderman-Swain, and Alia Tyner. 2005. “Using an Intersectionality Model to Explain the Educational Outcomes for Black Students in a Variety of Family Configurations.” Race, Class, & Gender. 12(1): 126-151.

Battle, Juan and Natalie Bennett. 2005. “Striving for Place: Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) People in History and Society.” In Alton Hornsby (Ed.), A Companion to African American History, (pp. 412-445). MA: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Battle, Juan and Michael Bennett (Guest Editors). 2004. Journal of African American Studies’ Special Double Issue: Black America in the 21 st Century. New Brunswick: Transaction.

Battle, Juan, Natalie Bennett, & Todd Shaw. 2004. “From the Closet to a Place at the Table: Past, Present, and Future Assessments of Social Science Research on African American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations.” African American Research Perspectives. 10(1):9-26.

Shulte, Lisa and Juan Battle. 2004. “The Relative Importance of Ethnicity and Religion in Predicting Attitudes Towards Gays and Lesbians.” Journal of Homosexuality. 47(2):127-142.

Battle, Juan and Deborah Coates. 2004. “Father-Only and Mother-Only Single Parent Family Status of African American Girls and Achievement in Grade Twelve and at Two-Years Post High School.”Journal of Negro Education, 73(4): 392-407.

Lemelle, Anthony and Juan Battle. 2004. “Black Masculinity Matters in Attitudes Toward Gay Males.” Journal of Homosexuality. 47(1): 39-51.

Attewell, Paul, Belkis Suazo-Garcia and Juan Battle. 2003. “Computers and Young Children: Social Benefit or Social Problem.” Social Forces, 82(1): 277-296.

Cahill, Sean, Juan Battle, and Doug Meyer. 2003. “Partnering, parenting, and policy: Family issues affecting Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.” Race & Society, 6:85-98.

Battle, Juan, Cathy Cohen, Angelique Harris, and Beth Richie. 2003. “We Really Are Family: Embracing our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Family Members.” In a special edition on the Black Family in The State of Black America (pp. 93-106). Washington, DC: National Urban League.

Battle, Juan and Anthony Lemelle. 2002. “Gender Differences in African American Attitudes Toward Gay Males.” Western Journal of Black Studies, 26(3): 134-139.

Battle, Juan. 2002. “Longitudinal Analysis of Academic Achievement Among a Nation-Wide Sample of Hispanic Students in Single- versus Dual-Parent Households.” Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 24(4): 430-447.

Battle, Juan. 2002. Review of Flore Zephir’s Trends in Ethnic Immigration Among Second-Generation Haitian Immigrants in New York City. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey. In American Journal of Sociology, 107(6):1613-1614.

Battle, Juan and Michael Lewis. 2002. “The Increasing Significance of Class: The Relative Effect of Race and Socioeconomic status on Academic Achievement.” Journal of Poverty. 6(2):21-36.

Battle, Juan and Earl Wright, II. 2002. “W.E.B. DuBois’s Talented Tenth: A Quantitative Assessment.” Journal of Black Studies. 32(6):654-672.

Battle, Juan, Cathy Cohen, Dorian Warren, Gerard Fergerson and Suzette Audam. 2002. Say It Loud: I’m Black and I’m Proud; Black Pride Survey 2000. New York: The Policy Institute of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Kasinitz, Philip, Juan Battle and Ines Miyares. 2001. “Fade to Black?: The Children of West Indian Immigrants in South Florida.” In Ruben Rumbaut and Alejandro Portes (Eds.), Ethnicities: Coming of Age In Immigrant America, (pp. 267 – 300). Russell Sage Foundation and the University of California Press.

Bennett, Michael and Juan Battle. 2001. “We Can See Them, But We Can’t Hear Them: LGBT Members of African American Families.” In Mary Bernstein and Renate Reimann (Eds.), Queer Families, Queer Politics: Challenging Culture and the State, (pp. 53 – 67). New York: Columbia University Press.

Alderman-Swain, Wanda and Juan Battle. 2000. “The Invisible gender: Educational Outcomes for African American Girls in Father-Only versus Mother-Only Households.” Race and Society. 3(2):165-182.

Battle, Juan and Barbara Scott. 2000. “Mother-Only Versus Father-Only Households: Educational Outcomes for African American Males.” Journal of African American Men. 5(2):93-116.

Battle , Juan and Michael Bennett. 2000. “Research on Lesbian and Gay Populations Within the African American Community: What Have We Learned?” African American Research Perspectives. 6(2):35-47.

Attewell, Paul and Juan Battle. 1999. “Home Computers and School Performance.” The Information Society. 15:1-10.

Battle, Juan. 1999. “How the Boyz Really Made It Out of the Hood: Educational Outcomes for African-American Boys in Father-Only versus Mother-Only Households.” Race, Gender & Class. 6(2):130-146.

Battle, Juan . 1998. “What Beats Having Two Parents: Educational Outcomes for African-American Students in Single- versus Dual-Parent Families.” Journal of Black Studies. 28(6):783-801.

McIntyre, Tom and Juan Battle. 1998. “The Traits of ‘Good Teachers’ as Identified by Students With Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders.” Behavioral Disorders. 23(2):57-77.

Battle, Juan. 1997. “The Relative Effects of Divorced versus Married Families and Socioeconomic Status in Explaining the Educational Achievement of African-American Middle Grade Students.”Journal of Negro Education. 66(1):29-42.

Battle, Juan . 1997. “Academic Achievement Among Hispanic Students from One-Versus-Dual Parent Households.” Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 19(2):156-170.

Battle, Juan and Michael Bennett. 1997. “African-American Families and Public Policy: The Legacy of the Moynihan Report.” In Cedric Herring (Ed.), African Americans and the Public Agenda: The Paradoxes of Public Policy, (pp. 150 – 167). CA: Sage Publications.

Battle, Juan. 1995. “The Impact of Divorce on the Academic Achievement of African-American and White Middle Grade Students.” Family Perspectives. 29(1):61-74.

Battle, Juan. 1994. A Nationwide Comparison of African-American and White Eighth Graders’ Academic Achievement, Educational Aspirations, and Current Attitudes Toward Education. Doctoral dissertation. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Battle, Juan. 1993. Review of Mezey, Gillian & Michael King’s Male Victims of Sexual Assault. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In Contemporary Psychology. 38:997-998.

Schwartz, Ira, Debbie Willis, and Juan Battle. 1991. Juvenile Arrest, Detention, and Incarceration Trends: 1979-1989. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Center for the Study of Youth Policy.