Failure to protect: America's sexual predator laws and the rise of the preventive state

New legislative approaches -- Judicial promises and betrayals -- A factual primer on sexual violence -- Benefits and costs -- Feminism, the culture wars, and sexual violence -- Harbinger of the preventive state? -- There are alternatives -- The politics of sexual violence -- Righting public policy a...

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Main Author: Janus, Eric S. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Ithaca [u.a.] Cornell University Press 2006
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Summary:New legislative approaches -- Judicial promises and betrayals -- A factual primer on sexual violence -- Benefits and costs -- Feminism, the culture wars, and sexual violence -- Harbinger of the preventive state? -- There are alternatives -- The politics of sexual violence -- Righting public policy against sexual violence
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-180) and index
Physical Description:IX, 184 S 24 cm
ISBN:0801443784
9780801443787