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Up against a wall : rape reform and the failure of success

Author: Rose Corrigan
Publisher: New York : New York Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperback in 2014View all editions and formats

Rape law reform has long been hailed as one of the most successful projects of second-wave feminism. In this book, the author draws on interviews with over 150 local rape care advocates in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Corrigan
ISBN: 9780814707937 0814707939 9781479815517 1479815519
OCLC Number: 889986396
Description: x, 320 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments 1. Introduction: The Failure of Success 2. The Anti-Rape Movement and the Turn to Law 3. Listening to Rape Care Advocates 4. Institutional Responses to Rape: Following the "Leaky Pipeline" of Rape Reporting5. Developing the Body of Evidence: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Programs 6. When Rights Are Wrong: Emergency Contraception and the Failure of Policy Success 7. When Is a Rapist a Sex Offender?: Sex Offender Registration and Notification Statutes 8. Fleeing from Feminism: The Troubled Legacy of Rape Law Reform Notes Bibliography Index About the Author
Responsibility: Rose Corrigan.


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Professor Corrigan's book, Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success,is indispensable reading for anyone who cares about sexual violence and the failure of law reform to live up to Read more...

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