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Current Perspectives on Sex Crimes


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Sex Crimes

© 2002 | 416 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

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
 
PART 1: A BASIC OVERVIEW
 
An Introduction
 
PART II. NUISANCE SEX BEHAVIORS AND CRIMES
R. Holmes
1. Swinging: A Functional Alternative to Prostitution
A. Perrucci
2. The Transformative Power of Sex Work
N. Sweet and R. Tewksbury
3. Maintenance and Departure Sex Industry: Strippers Experiences of Occupational Costs and Rewards
J. Miller and D Jayasundara
4. Prostitution, the Sex Industry, and Sex Tourism
J. Davis
5. Voyeurism: A Criminal Precursor and Diagnostic Indicator to a Much Larger Predatory Problem in our Community
R. Tewksbury and P. Gagne
6. Lookin' For Love in all the Wrong Places: Men who Patronize Prostitutes
 
III. HOMOSEXUALITY, TRANSVESTITISM, AND TRANSEXUALISM
A. D'Augelli
7. Developmental Implications of Victimization of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Men
R. Dumond
8. Inmate Sexual Assault: The Plague That Persists
L. Alarid
9. Sexual Assault and Coercion Among Incarcerated Women Prisoners: Excerpts from Prison Letters
 
IV. JUVENILE SEX CRIMES AND BEHAVIORS: OFFENDERS AND VICTIMS
T. Hughes
10. Creations and Considerations Surrounding Megan's Law: The D.A. Can't Get No Relief
G. Owens and K. Chard
11. Cognitive Distortions Among Women Reporting Childhood Sexual Abuse
S. Zolondek and G. Abel et al
12. The Self-reported Behaviors of Juvenile Sexual Offenders
K. Durdin
13. Misuse of the Internet by Pedophiles: Implications for Law Enforcement and Probation Practice
 
V. DANGEROUS SEX CRIMES
S. Holmes and R. Tewksbury et al
14. Fractured Identity Syndrome: A New Theory of Serial Murder
J. Davis and K. Lauber
15. Criminal Behavior Assessment of Arsonist, Pyromaniacs, and Multiple Firesetters
S. Porter and D. Fairweather et al
16. Profiles of Psychopathology in Incarcerated Sexual Offenders
P.Tjaden and N. Thoennes
17. 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
 
PART VI. RAPE
L. Brecklin and S. Ullman
18. The Role of Offender Alcohol Use in Rape Attacks: An Analysis Of National Criminal Victimization Survey Data
C. Athrens and R. Campbell
19. Assisting Rape Victims as They Recover From Rape: The impact on friends
R. Campbell and P. Martin
20. Services for Sexual Assault Survivors: The Role of Rape Crisis Centers
 
PART VII. SPECIAL ISSUES AND CONCERNS FOR SEX BEHAVIORS AND CRIMES
B. Fisher and F. Cullen
21. The Sexual Victimization of College Women (Research Report)
R. Hanson and A. Harris
22. Where Should We Intervene? Dynamic Predictors of Sexual Offense Recidivism
L. Presser and E. Gunnison
23. Strange Bedfellows: Is Sex Offender Notification Community Justice?
D. Muller
24. Criminal Profiling: Real Science or Just Wishful Thinking?
 
Index
 
About the Authors

excellent perspectives, detail topics covered with in depth knowledge. Very interesting and a must read for students with an interest in crime.

Miss Sharron Stillyards
health and social care, northlindsey college
March 11, 2014

It is a great supplemental reader for sex crimes and covers a wide variety of topics and issues.

Dr Sue Escobar
Criminal Justice Division, California State University - Sacramento
August 21, 2012

I plan to teach an honors course fall 2012, this book will be the primary text for the opending Sex Crimes class.

Professor Geriann Brandt
Department of Arts and Sciences, Maryville University of St Louis
October 5, 2011
Key features

Feature: Contains cutting-edge articles (published within the last two years) by top scholars in the field.

Benefit: Introduces students and scholars to the latest views and research on sex crimes and sexual offenders.

Feature: The major units of the reader parallel and enhance the contents of Sex Crimes 2/e.

Benefit: Can be used and marketed as a supplement to Holmes/Holmes Sex Crimes 2/e

Feature: High interest topics such as prostitution, working in the sex industry, and sexual victimization on college campuses.

Benefit: Coverage of such topics is provides a broad perspective of related topics.

 


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