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Understanding sexual violence

Diana Scully

Understanding sexual violence

a study of convicted rapists

by Diana Scully

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Published by HarperCollinsAcademic in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDiana Scully.
SeriesPerspectives on gender -- vol.3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 205p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22195903M
ISBN 100003020843

Understanding and addressing violence against women Violence against women is a major public health problem and a violation of human rights For women in many parts of the world, violence is a leading cause of injury and disability, as well as a risk factor for other physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health problems (1–3). Over the last two years, survivors of sexual violence and harassment are coming forward and speak out about their experiences. Stories are being told about how sexual violence can happen to anyone – regardless of gender, age, and race. Survivors must be given all the resources and support they need to help them cope with the experience and the trauma that comes with it.

Understanding Violent Crime provides a concise yet thorough and extensive account of the main explanations of violent behaviour. It draws upon sociological and psychological perspectives on violence as part of a coherent approach to the study of a .   Book Reviews: DIANA SCULLY, Understanding Sexual Violence: A Study of Convicted Rapists. London: Harper Collins, , £22 Author: Didi Herman.

Based on nearly hours of face-to-face interviews with over convicted rapists, this book deals directly with men who have committed rape and what they have to say about what they have done. Understanding sexual violence begins with an inside look at Scully's experiences in conducting the research for this study. The first comprehensive professional book of its kind, this combination text and atlas features the most up-to-date information on the evaluation of adult and adolescent sexual assault victims. Read more. Sexual exploitation: Rape, sexaul assault and workplace harassment. Diana E. H. Russell Sage Publications For Students, Workers.


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