Encyclopedia of Rape and Sexual Violence [2 volumes]

Encyclopedia of Rape and Sexual Violence [2 volumes]

by Merril D. Smith (Editor)

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Overview

This two-volume set provides an authoritative overview of rape and other forms of sexual violence, containing the latest information about victims and perpetrators; events, laws, and trends related to sexual violence; and attitudes toward it.


• Explains the many types of rape and sexual violence

• Discusses what organizations and nations are doing to help victims and survivors and to convict perpetrators, and provides insights into what has worked and what has failed—and why

• Covers sexual violence committed globally against people of all genders and ages and in a variety of conditions, including prisons, nursing homes, over the internet, and in wartime, so that readers may understand the universality of the issue

• Covers both U.S. and international topics in primary documents including testimonies from rape victims given before the US Senate in relation to violence in the military, scandals in gymnastics, and human trafficking; documents concerning corrective hate in South Africa and those forced into sexual slavery by ISIS; and legislation such as the Clery Act and Title IX

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440844898
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/03/2018
Pages: 637
Sales rank: 820,053
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Merril D. Smith, PhD, is an independent scholar and author. Her works include Encyclopedia of Rape, Sex without Consent: Rape and Sexual Coercion in America, and Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast.

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