Rape is rape
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Rape is rape how denial, distortion, and victim blaming are fueling a hidden acquaintance rape crisis by Jody Raphael

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  • Date rape

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More than 80 percent of rapes in the United States are committed by someone the victim knows. Rape deniers endanger the rights of women, condone the behavior of serial rapists, and adversely affect victims and judicial outcomes. Raphael reveals how widespread victim blaming and distortion of the facts are being used to further political agendas.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-250) and index.

StatementJody Raphael
LC ClassificationsHV6558 .R374 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination258 pages
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27148747M
ISBN 10161374479X
ISBN 109781613744796
LC Control Number2012045659

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