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The classic book that broke new ground by thoroughly reporting on the widespread problem of date and acquaintance rape has now been completely updated to include recent studies, issues, current events, and controversies.
"Essential . . . It is nonpolemical, lucid, and speaks eloquently not only to the victims of acquaintance rape but to all those caught in its net."- Philadelphia Inquirer
Table of Contents
|Foreword to the New Edition|
|The Reality of Acquaintance Rape||p. 11|
|Women You Know||p. 27|
|Why Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape Are So Widespread||p. 35|
|Why Women Are "Safe" Victims||p. 48|
|The Aftereffects of Acquaintance Rape||p. 65|
|Men Who Rape Women They Know||p. 83|
|Gang or "Party" Rapes||p. 99|
|Teenagers and Acquaintance Rape||p. 115|
|Police, Court, and University Responses to Acquaintance Rape||p. 127|
|For Women: How to Prevent Acquaintance Rape||p. 151|
|For Men: The Benefits of Change||p. 161|
|Whose Responsibility Is It? Parents, Schools, Lawmakers, and Acquaintance Rape||p. 168|
|Helping the Acquaintance-Rape Survivor||p. 180|
|What to Do if Acquaintance Rape Happens to You||p. 185|
|Afterword: The Methods Used in the Ms. Project on Campus Sexual Assault||p. 189|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 211|
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