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The Trauma of Sexual Assault by
The psycho-social needs of victims of rape and sexual assault are increasingly recognised and there is a need for a critical synthesis of knowledge and practice to support the development of training and best practice in the mental health and sexual health professions. The Trauma of Sexual Assault provides an understanding of the theoretical underpinning of the wide range of clinical problems that can follow sexual assault.
These books and eBooks discuss sexual assault in the framework of several disciplines, including law enforcement and psychology.
The Date Rape Prevention Book by
Provides advice to young girls and women on how to protect themselves from becoming a victim of date rape, including information on date rape drugs,voiding dangerous situations, and physical maneuvers to escape violent perpetrators.
Practical Investigation of Sex Crimes by
Because of the sensitive nature of sex crimes, police officials must develop a specialized set of interviewing skills to effectively investigate them. Written by former Commanding Officer of the Manhattan Special Victims Squad Thomas P. Carney, Practical Investigation of Sex Crimes: A Strategic and Operational Approach provides a day-to-day guide for investigating sex crimes.
Confronting Rape and Sexual Assault by
Examines the complex and painful issue of sexual violence from various perspectives, including sociology, criminology, anthropology, public health and women's studies. Also analyzes social and institutional factors that contribute to violence and rape and provides strategies for prevention and change.
Sexual Assault on Campus by
Sexual Assault on Campus combines social science evidence, analysis of legal doctrine and cases, and interviews with victims, their parents, campus security officers, and college administrators. Based on the results of their own qualitative study on the responses to complaints of sexual assault on campus, the authors offer important new guidance.
Dangerous Exits by
Decade after decade, violence against women has gained more attention from scholars, policy makers, and the general public. Social scientists in particular have contributed significant empirical and theoretical understandings to this issue. Strikingly, scant attention has focused on the victimization of women who want to leave their hostile partners.
Rape as a Part of Domestic Violence by
Despite increased recognition that sexual violence occurs in intimate relationships, there are relatively few studies that examine the social context, precipitating factors, and case processing of intimate partner rapes that are reported to law enforcement.
Melinda is friendless, an outcast because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. As time passes, she becomes increasingly isolated and practically stops talking altogether. Only her art class offers any solace, and it is through her work on an art project that she is finally able to face what really happened at that terrible party: she was raped by an upperclassman.
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