Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking by Miranda Horvath,Jennifer Brown

By Miranda Horvath,Jennifer Brown

Rape continues to be the most arguable concerns inside legal justice and gets excessive profile assurance across the world. regardless of the various adjustments there were to the legislation, perform and process within the research of rape allegations, and aid on hand for sufferers, sufferers are many times blamed for his or her victimization. just a very small variety of perpetrators ever face prosecution, not to mention conviction.

This publication goals to take inventory of present considering and learn approximately rape and how it's dealt with in perform in the felony justice procedure, and to problem the various largely held yet erroneous ideals approximately rape. It brings jointly best researchers within the box from psychology, sociology and legislation, contemplating new examine and providing new info from a powerful theoretical and contextual base.

The major concentration of the publication is on grownup sufferers of rape, with chapters exploring such matters as rape and the media, using alcohol and medicine in rape, police determination making on rape instances, conviction styles in rape trials, and interviewing sufferers of rape and sexual assault.

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