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Taking the stand : rape survivors and the prosecution of rapists

Author: Amanda Konradi
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows 47 rape survivors of varied ages and ethnicities, focusing on the women's experiences throughout the criminal justice processes.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Konradi
ISBN: 9780275997182 0275997189
OCLC Number: 155755804
Description: x, 227 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Why take a stand? --
"I knew I had to ... ": reporting rape to law enforcement --
"It had to be done": rape survivors' participation in investigation --
Too little, too late : prosecutors' precourt preparation --
"I wanted there to be no question": survivors' self-preparation for court --
"I don't have to be afraid of you!" : rape survivors' emotion management in court --
"I'm only gonna tell you once": rape survivors' interaction and information management in court --
"He said he'll plead guilty. How does that sound to you?" : rape survivors' participation in and satisfaction with plea negotiations --
"Having the last word": rape survivors' participation in sentencing --
Moving toward more justice for rape survivors in the criminal process.
Responsibility: Amanda Konradi.
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Describes the criminal prosecution of rapists from the perspective of the women who survived their violence and explores if, when, and how the criminal justice process can work for them. This book  Read more...

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