Neumann 2010 Crime

Title Information

Author: Caryn E. Neumann

Title: Sexual Crime

Subtitle: A Reference Handbook

Place: Santa Barbara, CA

Publisher: Greenwood

Year: 2010

Pages: 311pp.

Series: Contemporary World Issues

ISBN-13: 9781598841770 (print) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781598841787 (ebook) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History

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  Preface (p. xvii)
  1 Background and History (p. 1)
  2 Issues, Controversies, and Problems (p. 29)
  3 Worldwide Perspectives (p. 73)
  4 Chronology (p. 101)
  5 Biographies (p. 123)
  6 Data and Documents (p. 1499
  7 Directory of Organizations (p. 203)
  8 Resources (p. 245)
  Glossary (p. 287)
  Index (p. 291)
  About the Author (p. 313)


»A contemporary, fact-filled resource on the historical, legal, medical, and political aspects of a wide variety of sexual crimes.
Authoritative and informative, Sexual Crime: A Reference Handbook offers a thoroughly up-to-date report on an issue of extraordinary urgency. It is an expert introduction to a variety of often misunderstood crimes.
Sexual Crime begins with a background chapter outlining the causes and definitions of sexual crime, legal and cultural attitudes over the past three centuries, and common myths surrounding this sensitive subject. It then offers wide ranging coverage of issues, including date rape, crimes involving male victims, rape in prison, female perpetrators, medical treatments, political ramifications, and other contemporary issues.« (Source: ABC-CLIO)

Added: December 14, 2013 – Last updated: December 14, 2013