I Never Called It Rape: The Ms. Report on Recognizing, Fighting, and Surviving Date and Aquaintance Rape

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-06
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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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
Introductionp. 1
The Reality of Acquaintance Rapep. 11
Women You Knowp. 27
Why Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape Are So Widespreadp. 35
Why Women Are "Safe" Victimsp. 48
The Aftereffects of Acquaintance Rapep. 65
Men Who Rape Women They Knowp. 83
Gang or "Party" Rapesp. 99
Teenagers and Acquaintance Rapep. 115
Police, Court, and University Responses to Acquaintance Rapep. 127
For Women: How to Prevent Acquaintance Rapep. 151
For Men: The Benefits of Changep. 161
Whose Responsibility Is It? Parents, Schools, Lawmakers, and Acquaintance Rapep. 168
Helping the Acquaintance-Rape Survivorp. 180
What to Do if Acquaintance Rape Happens to Youp. 185
Afterword: The Methods Used in the Ms. Project on Campus Sexual Assaultp. 189
Selected Bibliographyp. 211
Resourcesp. 217
Indexp. 223
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