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Current Perspectives on Sex Crimes - Ronald M. Holmes

Current Perspectives on Sex Crimes

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Published: 1st December 2001
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This wide-ranging anthology offers a variety of perspectives with excerpts from books and current articles from research journals, plus four original contributed articles. Topics covered include the major types of sex crimes and offenders, therapies, juvenile sex offenses, and nuisance sexual offenders. This book is designed as a stand alone or as a supplemental text to "Sex Crimes, 2/e."

Features of this text include: Cutting-edge articles by top scholars in the field Major units of the reader parallel and enhance the contents of "Sex Crimes 2/e"

Preface and Acknowledgements
A Basic Overview
An Introduction
Nuisance Sex Behaviors and Crimes
Swinging: A Functional Alternative to Prostitution
The Transformative Power of Sex Work
Maintenance and Departure Sex Industry: Strippers Experiences of Occupational Costs and Rewards
Prostitution, the Sex Industry, and Sex Tourism
Voyeurism: A Criminal Precursor and Diagnostic Indicator to a Much Larger Predatory Problem in our Community
Lookin' For Love in all the Wrong Places: Men who Patronize Prostitutes
Homosexuality, Transvestitism, and Transexualism
Developmental Implications of Victimization of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Men
Inmate Sexual Assault: The Plague That Persists
Sexual Assault and Coercion Among Incarcerated Women Prisoners: Excerpts from Prison Letters
Juvenile Sex Crimes and Behaviors: Offenders and Victims
Creations and Considerations Surrounding Megan's Law: The D.A. Can't Get No Relief
Cognitive Distortions Among Women Reporting Childhood Sexual Abuse
The Self-reported Behaviors of Juvenile Sexual Offenders
Misuse of the Internet by Pedophiles: Implications for Law Enforcement and Probation Practice
Dangerous Sex Crimes
Fractured Identity Syndrome: A New Theory of Serial Murder
Criminal Behavior Assessment of Arsonist, Pyromaniacs, and Multiple Firesetters
Profiles of Psychopathology in Incarcerated Sexual Offenders
Prevalence and Consequences of Male-to-Female and Female-to-Male Intimate Partner Violence as Measured by the National Violence Against Women Survey, Violence Against Women
Rape
The Role of Offender Alcohol Use in Rape Attacks: An Analysis Of National Criminal Victimization Survey Data
Assisting Rape Victims as They Recover From Rape: The impact on friends
Services for Sexual Assault Survivors: The Role of Rape Crisis Centers
Special Issues and Concerns for Sex Behaviors and Crimes
The Sexual Victimization of College Women (Research Report)
Where Should We Intervene? Dynamic Predictors of Sexual Offense Recidivism
Strange Bedfellows: Is Sex Offender Notification Community Justice?
Criminal Profiling: Real Science or Just Wishful Thinking?
Index
About the Authors
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ISBN: 9780761924166
ISBN-10: 0761924167
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st December 2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.7  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.71