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Sexual Assault the Victims the Perpetrators & the Criminal Justice System


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The second edition of Sexual Assault provides a broader overview of the crime of sexual assault by adding new chapters on drug facilitated sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual abuse of the elderly, sex offender treatment and public policy concerning sex offenders. In addition, the second edition provides more Special Features which truly compliment the academic sections of the book. Also, this new edition completes each of the six parts of the text with a page of suggested discussion questions, videos to show and class activities. Authors Reddington and Kreisel approach the topic of sexual assault in a unique way by examining it from a criminal justice perspective. In giving an overview of sexual assault, examining its victimology, discussing the sexual offender, and looking at the role the criminal justice system plays, this book presents a comprehensive and thoroughly informative study of the crime.

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In this collection of 19 chapters, Reddington and Kreisel (criminal justice, U. of Central Missouri) offer an overview of sexual assault from a criminal justice perspective that considers victimology, types of sexual offenders, legislative responses, and the role and response of the criminal justice system. They include information about rape myths, the history of rape reform, and sexual assault definitions, as well as discussion of male victims and female offenders. This edition contains new chapters on drug-facilitated sexual assault, sexual abuse of children and the elderly, sex offender treatment, and public policy. It also has more special feature boxes, and adds discussion questions, videos, and class activities. Chapter authors are mostly criminal justice scholars from the US. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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The Victims, the Perpetrators, and the Criminal Justice System
Reddington, Frances P
Kreisel, Betsy Wright (EDT)
Carolina Academic Pr
Law : Criminal Law - General
Social Science : Criminology
Sex crimes
United States
Rape victims
Sex offenders
Criminal justice, Administration of
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