Rape and Criminal Justice : Social Construction of Sexual Assault
This book should be of interest to degree courses in sociology; women's studies courses.
- Paperback | 250 pages
- 134.62 x 208.28 x 20.32mm | 362.87g
- 01 Feb 1989
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
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.