Tag Archives: sexual assault

On SAGE Insight: College Campus Sexual Assault and Female Students With Disabilities

From Journal of Interpersonal Violence College campus sexual assault is well-documented as a pervasive problem among U.S. colleges and universities, with female college students at the greatest risk. Although high rates of sexual assault affecting college women have been well-documented, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The sociology of sexual harassment and assault – a selection of free articles

The issue of sexual assault, the deceit, the gender stereotypes and the level of taboo surrounding the topic, has once again hit our mainstream news agenda. Yet what is less talked about in these debates is the resulting impact that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Intersectionality and Credibility in Child Sexual Assault Trials

From Gender & Society For this study, the authors draw data from sexual assault jury trials involving child victim-witnesses, a group rarely studied within the ethnographic context of the courtroom. The study explores the ways defense attorneys use commonly held … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Reporting rape: Victim perspectives on advocacy support in the criminal justice process

From Criminology and Criminal Justice Concerns about the criminal justice response to rape have prompted the development of victim advocacy services. This article draws upon a study evaluating an innovative advocacy model introduced in Scotland to assist reporting rape to … Continue reading

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Sexual assault victimization among female undergraduates during study abroad

Sexual assault victimization among female undergraduates during study abroad: A single campus survey study From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Almost all research on sexual assault among undergraduate university students pertains to incidents that occur on domestic college and university campuses. … Continue reading

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A closer look at college victimization

Beyond Clery Act statistics: A closer look at college victimization based on self-report data From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Many have recognized that crime on college campuses across the Unite States is a significant issue in need of attention. The Clery Act was an important … Continue reading

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Women in prison: An issue of blaming the individual for social problems

Experiences of interpersonal violence and criminal legal control: a mixed method analysis From SAGE Open Researchers have long claimed that physical abuse and marginalization lead to criminal activity; however, women in prison are taught to overlook socioeconomic issues and blame … Continue reading

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