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Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance

Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance
  • Author : Lindsay M. Orchowski
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 June 2018
  • ISBN : 0128093420
  • Pages : 470 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance explores the theory, research, and practice of sexual assault risk reduction, resistance education, and self-defense programs for women and other vulnerable groups, including sexual minorities, individuals with disabilities, and those with histories of victimization. Following an ecosystemic perspective, the book examines individual risk and protective factors for sexual victimization, as well as peer-, family-, community- and societal-level factors that influence risk for sexual violence and inform the content of programs. This volume brings together leading researchers and practitioners to operationalize sexual assault risk reduction approaches and highlights the rationale and need for risk reduction in the context of other sexual assault prevention efforts. The volume provides an overview of the history of this sexual assault prevention approach and addresses current controversies and questions in the field. The authors outline risk and protective factors for victimization and discuss how these factors guide risk reduction efforts. The volume also outlines the theory and effectiveness of current sexual assault risk reduction and resistance practices and addresses special populations and future directions. Reviews theoretical approaches to sexual assault risk reduction Summarizes program outcome studies Delineates feminist self-defense approaches Details what it means for prevention to be "trauma informed" Considers how to provide risk reduction without victim-blaming Confronts current controversies in the field of sexual assault risk reduction Details how prevention can address the role of alcohol in sexual violence Discusses international prevention efforts


Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance

Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance
  • Author : Lindsay M. Orchowski,Christine Gidycz
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 June 2018
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Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance explores the theory, research, and practice of sexual assault risk reduction, resistance education, and self-defense programs for women and other vulnerable groups, including sexual minorities, individuals with disabilities, and those with histories of victimization. Following an ecosystemic perspective, the book examines individual risk and protective factors for sexual victimization, as well as peer-, family-, community- and societal-level factors that influence risk for sexual violence and inform the content of programs. This volume brings together


Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention

Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Author : Lindsay M. Orchowski,Alan Berkowitz
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKEngaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention

Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention: Theory, Research and Practice explores sexual assault prevention programs for boys and men. Following an ecosystemic perspective, the book examines individual risk and protective factors, discusses initiatives to prevent sexual aggression (i.e., bystander intervention programs, given their use among men), covers programs that specifically seek to engage boys and men in sexual assault prevention, presents key risk and protective factors for sexual aggression (i.e., healthy masculinity, rape myth acceptance), provides


Predictors of Sexual Assault Risk Perception and Resistance Self-efficacy Among Sexual Assault Survivors

Sexual assault, which includes all types of unwanted coerced or forced sexual behavior, is a prevalent issue among college women. Rape, considered the most serious form of sexual assault (McMahon, 2011), is defined as oral, vaginal, or anal penetration performed against one's will by force, the threat of force, or when a person is unable to give consent (Koss & Gidycz, 1985). It is estimated that up to one in four undergraduate women will experience an attempted or completed rape during her college


Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention

Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Author : William T. O'Donohue,Paul A. Schewe
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 18 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention

This timely handbook provides in-depth overviews of the myriad and multi-faceted issues surrounding sexual assault and its pervasiveness in today’s culture. Drawing for multiple viewpoints and experts, the book is divided into seven comprehensive sections, covering such topics as risk factors, varying theoretical frameworks, prevention and intervention, and special populations. Within these sections the authors provide historical background as well as the latest research, and offer treatment outcomes and potentials.Selected topics covered in this book include: Feminist theories



Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior
  • Author : Curt R. Bartol,Anne M. Bartol
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKCurrent Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

This text is a dynamic reader that provides cutting-edge research in police and correctional psychology, the psychology of crime and victimization, and psychology as applied to criminal and civil courts. Addressing key topics in each of three major course areas-criminal behavior, forensic psychology, and psychology and law-the book highlights how forensic psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and crime prevention. Editors Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol have assembled published journal articles, as well as commentaries


Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention

Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention
  • Author : Bonnie S. Fisher,Steven P. Lab
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 02 February 2010
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Victimology and crime prevention are growing, interrelated areas cutting across several disciplines. Victimology examines victims of all sorts of criminal activity, from domestic abuse, to street violence, to victims in the workplace who lose jobs and pensions due to malfeasance by corporate executives. Crime prevention is an important companion to victimology because it offers insight and techniques to prevent situations that lead to crime and attempts to offer ideas and means for mitigating or minimizing the potential for victimization. .In


Understanding Violence Against Women

Understanding Violence Against Women
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Panel on Research on Violence Against Women
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 07 June 1996
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Violence Against Women

Violence against women is one factor in the growing wave of alarm about violence in American society. High-profile cases such as the O.J. Simpson trial call attention to the thousands of lesser-known but no less tragic situations in which women's lives are shattered by beatings or sexual assault. The search for solutions has highlighted not only what we know about violence against women but also what we do not know. How can we achieve the best understanding of this


World Report on Violence and Health

World Report on Violence and Health
  • Author : WHO,World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKWorld Report on Violence and Health

This report is part of WHO's response to the 49th World Health Assembly held in 1996 which adopted a resolution declaring violence a major and growing public health problem across the world. It is aimed largely at researchers and practitioners including health care workers, social workers, educators and law enforcement officials.


Sexual Violence at Canadian Universities

Sexual Violence at Canadian Universities
  • Author : Elizabeth Quinlan,Andrea Quinlan,Curtis Fogel,Gail Taylor
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release : 13 August 2017
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At least one in four women attending college or university will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate. Beyond this staggering statistic, recent media coverage of “rape chants” at Saint Mary’s University, misogynistic Facebook posts from Dalhousie University’s dental school, and high-profile incidents of sexual violence at other Canadian universities point to a widespread culture of rape on university campuses and reveal universities’ failure to address sexual violence. As university administrations are called to task for their


Responding to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Against Women

Responding to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Against Women
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKResponding to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Against Women

A health-care provider is likely to be the first professional contact for survivors of intimate partner violence or sexual assault. Evidence suggests that women who have been subjected to violence seek health care more often than non-abused women, even if they do not disclose the associated violence. They also identify health-care providers as the professionals they would most trust with disclosure of abuse. These guidelines are an unprecedented effort to equip healthcare providers with evidence-based guidance as to how to


Understanding Sexual Violence

Understanding Sexual Violence
  • Author : Diana Scully
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Sexual Violence

Understanding Sexual Violence examines the structural supports for rape in sexually violent cultures and dispels a number of myths about sexual violence--for example, that childhood abuse, alcohol, and drugs are direct causes of rape.



A Review of the Literature on Sexual Assault Perpetrator Characteristics and Behaviors

A Review of the Literature on Sexual Assault Perpetrator Characteristics and Behaviors
  • Author : Sarah Michal Greathouse,Jessica Saunders,Miriam Matthews,Kirsten M Keller,Laura L Miller
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release : 01 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKA Review of the Literature on Sexual Assault Perpetrator Characteristics and Behaviors

This report aims to assist the Air Force in its continued efforts to combat sexual assault perpetration within its ranks by examining the existing empirical literature on adult perpetrators who commit sexual assault against other adults, with a particular focus on research published in 2000 or later. The literature search focused on the current state of scientific knowledge and was not limited to studies focusing on military populations.


Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention

Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Author : Lynda Doll,Sandra Bonzo,David Sleet,James Mercy
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 20 March 2007
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Injury and Violence Prevention

In the Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention, over fifty experts present the current landscape of intervention methods - from risk reduction to rethinking social norms - as they address some of the most prevalent forms of accidental and violent injury. - Overview chapters examine the social and economic scope of unintentional and violent injury today - Extensive literature review of specific intervention programs to prevent violence and injury - Special chapters on childhood injuries, alcohol-related accidents, and disasters - "