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Title Sex crimes : transnational problems and global perspectives / Alissa R. Ackerman and Rich Furman, editors.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]

Subject Sex crimes.
Human trafficking.
Transnational crime.
Alt Name Ackerman, Alissa,
Furman, Rich,
Description 1 online resource (251 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Note Text in English.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The movement of sexual content and sex crimes from the local to the transnational / Jay S. Albanese -- What is a "sex crime"? An examination of the various definitions of rape across countries / Lisa L. Sample and Rita Augustyn -- The use of masculinities in the understanding and treatment of male sexual offenders / Alissa R. Ackerman [and others] -- A world of hurt : an international look at intimate partner violence / Elicka S. Peterson-Sparks -- Global sex trafficking overview : facts, myths, and debates / Mary Hiquan Zhou -- INDOs and the UN trafficking protocol / Charles Anthony Smith and Cynthia Florentino -- Sex work and agency : decriminalization of prostitution / Cathy Nguyen, Rich Furman, and Alissa R. Ackerman -- Sexual violence against political prisoners : an examination of empirical evidence in El Salvador and Peru / Michele Leiby -- Conflict and postconflict sexual violence in Africa : case studies of Liberia, Northern Uganda, and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo / Helen Liebling -- Donor dollars and ministerial mindsets : constraints on NGO responses to rape in Cambodia / Catherine Burns and Kathleen Daly -- Sexual abuse within institutional contexts / Anne-Marie McAlinden -- Child sexual abuse in the Catholic church / Karen J. Terry -- Sexual violence by and against trans people / Phoenix J. Freeman -- The sexual abuse of animals / Jennifer Maher.
Summary "Alissa R. Ackerman is assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Her research on the management of sexual offenders has appeared in Criminal Justice & Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice, and Justice Quarterly. Alissa is currently the principal investigator of a national study regarding the U.S. sex offender population. Rich Furman is professor of social work at the University of Washington, Tacoma. He is also affiliated with the Ethnic, Gender and Labor Studies programs and the Criminal Justice programs at UWT. His recent books include Social Work Practice with Men at Risk and Transnational Social Work Practice"--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780231539487 (electronic book)
0231539487 (electronic book)
9780231169486 (cloth)
0231169485 (cloth)
9780231169493 (paperback)
0231169493 (paperback)
ISBN/ISSN 10.7312/acke16948
OCLC # 908305497
Additional Format Print version: Sex crimes. New York : Columbia University Press, [2015] 9780231169486 (DLC) 2014035100 (OCoLC)890377686

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