Sexual Assault: The Victims, the Perpetrators, and the Criminal Justice System
Author: Frances P. Reddington, Betsy Wright Kreisel
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Release Date: July 01, 2009
The second edition of Sexual Assault provides a broader overview of the crime of sexual assault by adding new chapters on drug facilitated sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual abuse of the elderly, sex offender treatment and public policy concerning sex offenders. In addition, the second edition provides more Special Features which truly compliment the academic sections of the book. Also, this new edition completes each of the six parts of the text with a page of suggested discussion questions, videos to show and class activities. Authors Reddington and Kreisel approach the topic of sexual assault in a unique way by examining it from a criminal justice perspective. In giving an overview of sexual assault, examining its victimology, discussing the sexual offender, and looking at the role the criminal justice system plays, this book presents a comprehensive and thoroughly informative study of the crime.