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NCJ Number: 149846 Find in a Library
Title: Handbook of Forensic Sexology: Biomedical and Criminological Perspectives
Editor(s): J J Krivacska; J Money
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 594
Sponsoring Agency: Prometheus Books
Amherst, NY 14228-2197
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87975-883-X
Sale Source: Prometheus Books
59 John Glenn Drive
Amherst, NY 14228-2197
United States of America
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume seeks to provide a dialogue on forensic sexology that is based on a process of investigation, critique, analysis, and systematic research rather than on sociopolitical dogma.
Abstract: The first section of the volume examines sexual behavior, orientation, and desire from an etiological and phenomenological perspective. Chapters specifically look at sodomy laws, pedophilia, incest taboo and sexual abuse, rape and sadomasochistic paraphilias, genital exhibitionism and voyeurism, medicolegal investigation of autoerotic asphyxial deaths, prostitution, transsexualism, and sexual harassment in the workplace. The second part of the volume considers the identification and case management of sex offenses in chapters on child sexual abuse victims, case management of sexual abuse victims and offenders, Satanism and ritual sex abuse, and adult sex offenders. The final part of the volume provides contributions on public policy and sex offenses; social and legal implications of paraphilia prevention; links between pornography and violence; impact of sexology on the provision of sex education, contraception, and abortion services; AIDS and sexology; sex policy and the law in China; forensic sexology in Russia, expert witnesses, and social advocacy for child sexual abuse victims. References, tables, and figures
Main Term(s): Sexual assault victims
Index Term(s): Autoerotic deaths; Child molesters; Child Sexual Abuse; Child victims; China; Crime in foreign countries; Criminalization; Criminology; Forensic sciences; Incest; Juvenile victims; Prostitution; Russian Federation; Sex offenders; Sex offenses; Sexual behavior; Sexual harassment
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