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Perverts and predators : the making of sexual offending laws

Author: Laura J Zilney; Lisa Anne Zilney
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2009.
Series: Issues in crime & justice (Lanham, Md.)
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Perverts and Predators is the only available work that deals in-depth with the laws against sexual offending and highlights the significant role of the media in shaping sex offender legislation. The authors provide analysis of sexual offending from the unique perspectives of sexology and criminology, maintaining the premise that sex and sexuality are positive and healthy and that the only way to deal with the issue  Read more...
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Zilney, Laura J.
Perverts and predators.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2009
(OCoLC)741762684
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura J Zilney; Lisa Anne Zilney
ISBN: 9780742566224 0742566226 9780742566231 0742566234 9780742566248 0742566242
OCLC Number: 272308771
Description: xvi, 209 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Role of religion --
Medical model --
Is there any explanation? --
Historical sexual offending laws --
Laws, laws, and more laws --
Counting the problem --
Controlling offenders --
Considering the victims --
Can treatment work? --
Looking beyond U.S. policies.
Series Title: Issues in crime & justice (Lanham, Md.)
Other Titles: Perverts & predators
Making of sexual offending laws
Responsibility: Laura J. Zilney and Lisa Anne Zilney.

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