Unsafe In The Ivory Tower: The Sexual Victimization Of College Women Bonnie S. Fisher

ISBN: 9781412954778

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Unsafe In The Ivory Tower: The Sexual Victimization Of College Women  by  Bonnie S. Fisher

Unsafe In The Ivory Tower: The Sexual Victimization Of College Women by Bonnie S. Fisher
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An unprecedented look at college women s risks of and experiences with sexual victimizationUnsafe in the Ivory Tower examines the nature and dimensions of a salient social problem the sexual victimization of female college students today, and howMoreAn unprecedented look at college women s risks of and experiences with sexual victimizationUnsafe in the Ivory Tower examines the nature and dimensions of a salient social problem the sexual victimization of female college students today, and how women respond when they are, in fact, sexually victimized.

The authors discuss the research that scholars have conducted to illuminate the origins and extent of this controversial issue as well as what can be done to prevent it. Students and other interested readers learn about the nature of victimization while simultaneously gaining an understanding of the ways in which criminologists, victimologists, and social scientists conduct research that informs theory and policy debates.Key FeaturesProvides detailed information about sexual victimization on college campuses todayIntroduces broad lessons about the interactions of ideology, science and methodology, and public policyIntegrates current data, research, and theory, based on the authors national studies of more than 8,000 randomly selected female college studentsIntended AudienceThis supplemental text is ideal for courses such as Sex Crimes, Violence and Abuse, Victimology, Gender and Crime, Sociology of Violence, Sociology of Women, and the Sociology of Sex and Gender in departments of criminology, criminal justice, sociology, and women s studies.

It is also useful for those involved in studying or creating public policy related to this issue and for those interested in sexual victimization on campuses generally.



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