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NCJ Number: 40074 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: TROUBLE WITH RAPE
Author(s): C J HURSCH
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 207
Sponsoring Agency: Denver Dept of Health and Hospitals
Denver, CO 80204
Denver Safety Office of Policy Analysis
Denver, CO 80204
Nelson-Hall Publishers
Chicago, IL 60606
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: Nelson-Hall Publishers
111 North Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BOOK EXAMINES WHO GETS RAPED, WHO DOES THE RAPING, AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES WHY RAPE IS ON THE RISE AND WHY IT OFTEN GOES UNREPORTED. THE DIFFICULTY IN PROSECUTING RAPISTS IS ALSO PROBED. THE MYTHS AND FOLKLORE THAT HAVE OBSCURED THE REALITIES OF RAPE ARE EXAMINED. WHILE STATING THAT MORE EFFORT SHOULD BE SPENT TO HELP THE VICTIM, INCREASE POLICE EFFORTS, AND ENACT NEW LAWS, THE AUTHOR SEES A NEED FOR STUDIES THAT WILL PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE MAN WHO DOES THE RAPING....BS
Index Term(s): Rape; Sexual assault; Studies; Unreported crimes
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