Sexual assault : the victims, the perpetrators, and the criminal justice system edited by Frances P. Reddington and Betsy Wright Kreisel.

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Sexual assault : the victims, the perpetrators, and the criminal justice system edited by Frances P. Reddington and Betsy Wright Kreisel.
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Library of Congress Control Number:2003060583
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):0890893349
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):9780890893340
Cataloging Source:DLC, DLC MUQ OCL BAKER MNY CRH LMR VP@ IOE ORE
Authentication Code:pcc
Geographic Area Code:n-us
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Library of Congress Call Number:HV6561 .S475 2005
Library of Congress Call Number:HV6561 .S475 2005
Publication, Distribution, etc.:Durham, N.C. . Carolina Academic Press, (c)2005.
Physical Description:xix, 353 p. ;, 23 cm.
Bibliography, etc. Note:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:pt. I. The crime
1. An overview of sexual assault and sexual assault myths
What is sexual assault?
Sexual assault statistics
Incidence and prevalence among sexual assault victims
Offender characteristics
Problems with rape statistics
The history of sexual victimization
The law and rape
Slavery and rape
War and rape
Rape myths
Traditional rape myths
The majority of rape claims are false
Rape only happens to "bad" women
The majority of rapes are committed by a stranger
Rape is a Black-on-white crime
Women secretly wish to be raped
When a woman says "no" to sex, she really means "yes"
Rapists are mentally ill
Non-traditional rape myths
Men cannot be victims of rape
Rape is strictly limited to interactions between humans
Conclusion
References
2. Sexual assault definitions
A general definition of female rape
General rape
Numerous ways to define rape
Rape by criminal law v. civil law
Rape in the civil law context
Stranger rape, a stereotypical definition
Intimate (date) rape
Spousal rape
Group rape and gang rape : rape defined by number of perpetrators
Rape defined as a war crime
Conclusion
References
Special feature : scoring with the Spur Posse
3. Drug-facilitated sexual assault in private and professional relationships : a legal perspective
Introduction
Sexual assault/rape statutes, case law and law review
State statutes
Case law on rape/sexual assault through drug facilitation by private individuals
Case law indicating the criminalization of professional-client sexual misconduct
Legal research/law review on the topic of acquaintance rape with drug facilitation
Legal research/law review on the topic of professional-client sexual misconduct
Obstacles to successfully litigating professional-client sexual assault by use of drug-facilitation
Conclusion : a victim's legal recourse
References
Formatted Contents Note:pt. II. The victims
Special feature : in the words of a rape survivor
4. Victim response to sexual assault
Introduction
Coping behaviors at the time of the assault
Response after the assault
Rape-related posttraumatic stress disorder
Attribution
Self-blame
External blame
Coping strategies after the assault
Minimization
Cognitive coping
Avoidance
Nervous/anxious coping
Withdrawal
Taking precautions
Expressive strategies
Stress reduction techniques
Self-destructive strategies
Finding positive meaning
Child sexual abuse or prior sexual assault and coping
Recovery from sexual assault
Acute/impact phase
Outward adjustment phase
Depression phase
Integration and resolution phase
Seeking help
Crisis intervention
Victim's basic needs during crisis intervention
Conclusion
References
5. The impact of HIV/AIDS on rape survivors
Introduction
Risk of infection
Post-exposure prophylaxis
HIV testing
Conclusion
References
6. The ripple effect : secondary sexual assault survivors
Introduction
Healing and stages of recovery
Trauma awareness phase
Crisis and disorientation phase
Outward adjustment phase
Reorganization phase
Integration and resolution phase
Partner response
Family response
Children
Response of friends
Support for secondary victims
Victim advocate and counselor trauma
Conclusion
References
7. Sexual abuse of males
References
Special feature : when a friend or family member discloses a sexual assault to you : guidelines for helping sexual assault victims
Special feature : when a friend or family member discloses a sexual assault to you : guidelines for taking care of yourself
Formatted Contents Note:pt. III. The often unacknowledged victims
8. Sexual abuse of men in prisons
Introduction
Sexual violence as power and social status : the misnomer of homosexual rape
Perpetrators and victims : homosexual conversion, homosexual rape, and sexual harassment
Sex for trade
The dark figure of sexually violent crime in prison
Considerations for sexual violence among male inmates
Solutions and conclusions
References
9. Labeling theory as an etiological paradigm for prison rape
Introduction
Labeling theory as a paradigm for prison rape etiology
Structural issues
References
10. A violation of trust and professional ethics : sexual abuse of women prisoners by correctional staff
Introduction
Background
Defining the problem
Magnitude of the problem
References
11. Sexual abuse of children
Introduction
Definitions
Symptoms and effects
Who commits the crime?
Sexual exploitation of children
Conclusion
References
12. Reading incest : interpreting signs of victimization and family dysfunction in one survivor's account
Special feature : incest victim caught in justice-system trap
Formatted Contents Note:pt. IV. The offenders
13. Rapists
Introduction
Sex offender
Motivational typologies
Profiles of specific rapists
General picture
Offender specialization and escalation
Planning and spontaneity
Situational elements and circumstances
Stranger rape
Acquaintance rape
Date rape
Marital rape
Child molesters
Conclusion
References
Formatted Contents Note:pt. V. The criminal justice system
14. A brief history of rape law and rape law reform in the United States
Introduction
Non-consent and the use of force
The act of rape and the gender of the victim
Rape statutes, providing options and looking at the punishment
Corroboration
Cautionary instructions
The martial exception
Rape shield statutes
Hate crimes
The effectiveness of rape law reform
Changing times, new reforms
Conclusion
References
Special feature : acquittal of husband spurs anger ; wife accused him of raping her
15. Police and victims of sexual assault
Introduction
Police process and response to sexual assault victims
Police officer discretionary decisions : legal and extra-legal factors
Founding of a rape
Decision to investigate
Decision to arrest
Extra-legal factors affecting police decisions : rape myths & secondary victimization
False allegations of rape
Extent of false allegations
Reasons for making false allegations of rape
Identifying false allegations of rape
Victims' perceptions of police in their response to sexual assault victims
Victims' perceptions of police response
Reporting sexual assault victimizations to police
Police innovations in the investigation of sexual assault
Training
Specialized sexual assault policing units
Coordinated care teams
Blind reporting system
Citizen oversight of sexual assault investigations
Evaluation of innovative approaches
Police guidelines on approaching victims of sexual assault
Conclusion
References
Special feature : in the words of a police officer
Special feature : report exposes lie detector tests that await some Ohio rape victims
16. Prosecution of sex crimes
Introduction
Prosecutorial decision making in sexual assault cases
Prosecutorial decision making in sexual assault cases : a summary and discussion
Rape law reform
Impact of rape law reform
Conclusion
References
Special feature : in the words of a prosecutor
17. Sex offender treatment : an overview
Introduction
Definitions
Treatment goals
Approaches
Biological
Pharmacological
Surgical
Psychological
Analysis, success and failure
Conclusion
References
Formatted Contents Note:pt. VI. Public fear and the legislative response
18. Sex offender laws : some legislative responses
Introduction
Registration laws
Notification laws
Sexual predator laws
Chemical castration
Conclusion
References
Special feature : Kansas statute excerpt.
Personal Name:Reddington, Frances P.
Personal Name:Kreisel, Betsy Wright, 1970-
Rubrics: Sex crimes
United States
Rape
Rape victims
Sex offenders
Criminal justice, Administration of
Crimes sexuels
E?tats-Unis
Viol
Victimes de viol
De?linquants sexuels
Justice pe?nale
Administration


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