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Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence Does She Call It Rape? (The Northeastern Series on Gender, Crime, and the Law) by Lori B. Girshick

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Published by Northeastern University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Sexual abuse,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Offenses Against Women,
  • Social Science,
  • Violence in women,
  • Sociology,
  • Sexual abuse victims,
  • Abuse - General,
  • General,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Criminology,
  • Abused lesbians,
  • Lesbian partner abuse

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8574015M
ISBN 101555535283
ISBN 109781555535285

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A woman raping another woman is unthinkable. This is not how women behave, society tells us. Our legal system is not equipped to handle woman-to-woman sexual assault, our women's services do not have the resources or even the words to reach out to its victims, and our lesbian and gay communities face hurdles in acknowledging its existence/5. This provocative book offers much-needed insights on a subject rarely discussed in the literature on domestic violence, and it does so with compassion. Above all, it recommends how agencies can best provide services, outreach, and treatment to survivors of woman-to-woman rape and lesbian battering, using suggestions by the survivors by: BACKGROUND Woman-to-woman rape and sexual assault globally remains largely unknown and unaddressed. Expectedly, victim/survivors often cope alone, or with limited support, in the traumatic aftermath of their sexual victimisation. Work is one occupation that is impacted upon at this time. OBJECTIVE The study explored the perceived impacts of woman-to-woman rape and sexual assault, . "Sexual Violence against Women and Girls: An Approach to an International Overview." In Rethinking Violence Against Women, edited by R. E. Dobash and Russell P. Dobash, , Sage Series on Violence Against Women.

A Woman Like You: The Face of Domestic Violence by Vera Anderson The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass, Laura Davis The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence by Gavin De Becker Crime Victim's Guide to Justice (Self-Help Law Kit With Forms) by Mary L. Boland When Battered Women Kill by Angela Browne. Among the provisions outlined in VAWA are the creation of a national domestic violence hotline, increasing the funding for the shelters for abused women and the introduction of new criminal penalties for domestic violence. Sentences given for certain types of sexual-motivated violence, like battery and rape, are also increased under the Act. Sexuality & sexual violence in religious text 5. sexuality that contribute to sexual violence, the author formulates and affirms a Christian sexual ethic rooted in justice. This book also offers suggestions for pastoral responses to sexual assault victims. Lebacqz, K. (). Love your enemy: Sex, power, and Christian ethics. In P. B. The purpose of this edited volume is to examine the disconnect in the sexual violence prevention field between legislation, research and practice. The work is focused primarily on United States policies and initiatives, with key case studies internationally. Contributions show that current.

  A nationally known trainer in LGBT domestic and sexual violence and LGBT sensitivity, she is author of three books, Soledad Women: Wives of Prisoners Speak Out (), No Safe Haven: Stories of Women in Prison (Northeastern, ) and Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence: Does She Callit Rape? (NUP, ).   A nationally known trainer in LGBT domestic and sexual violence and LGBT sensitivity, she is author of three books, Soledad Women: Wives of Prisoners Speak Out (), No Safe Haven: Stories of Women in Prison (Northeastern, ) and Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence: Does She Callit Rape? (NUP, ).Pages: Violence against women is a centuries old problem, but it is not until the past three decades that the topic has mushroomed in scholarly discussion. With this explosion of information there is a need for a comprehensive analysis of the complex theoretical, methodological, and ethical issues surrounding this topic. Editors Claire Renzetti, Jeffrey Edleson, and Raquel Kennedy Bergen fill this 5/5(1).   Why women are hooked on violent crime fiction word when it comes to how the process of reading a book featuring extreme violence against women makes me feel. noir's sexual violence.