Rape and Criminal Justice

Rape and Criminal Justice : Social Construction of Sexual Assault

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This book should be of interest to degree courses in sociology; women's studies courses.
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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 134.62 x 208.28 x 20.32mm | 362.87g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534110568
  • 9780534110567

Table of contents

Criminology and the study of rape. The labeling perspective and offical reactions to rape. The conflict perspective and the legal processing of rape cases. Constructing rape: the victim and the police. Constructing rape: the courts. Rape and the social control of blacks. Rape and the social control of women. Jurors' responses to victims' behavior in rape trials. Constructing rape: conclusions and implications. References. Index.
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