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Rape Work : Victims, Gender, and Emotions in Organization and Community Context

By: Martin, Patricia Yancey.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Perspectives on Gender: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (301 p.).ISBN: 9781136056901.Subject(s): Rape victims - Services for | Rape victims -- Services forGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rape Work : Victims, Gender, and Emotions in Organization and Community ContextDDC classification: 362.883 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Rape Work; 2 Rape Work in Organizational Context; 3 The Legal Institution: Why Police, Prosecutors, and Judges Collaborate with Rapists and Their Defenders; 4 Hospitals-The Reluctant Partner; 5 Rape Crisis Centers as Unobtrusive Mobilizers; 6 Discursive Politics; 7 Communities and Rape Work; 8 Gender and Rape Work; 9 The Emotions of Rape Work: ""You Need Some Really Soft Handling""; 10 Moving Forward; Appendix A Research Methods and Data; Appendix B; Appendix C; Notes; References
Index
Summary: Despite the proliferation of rape crisis centers and other improvements in the treatment of rape victims over the past 20 years, many victims still find themselves the victims of what has been called a ""second rape"" by doctors, lawyers, judges, police, and administrators that process them. This book takes a critical look at the organizations and officials that process rape victims to see how the structure of their respective organizations often prevent them from providing responsive care.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Rape Work; 2 Rape Work in Organizational Context; 3 The Legal Institution: Why Police, Prosecutors, and Judges Collaborate with Rapists and Their Defenders; 4 Hospitals-The Reluctant Partner; 5 Rape Crisis Centers as Unobtrusive Mobilizers; 6 Discursive Politics; 7 Communities and Rape Work; 8 Gender and Rape Work; 9 The Emotions of Rape Work: ""You Need Some Really Soft Handling""; 10 Moving Forward; Appendix A Research Methods and Data; Appendix B; Appendix C; Notes; References

Index

Despite the proliferation of rape crisis centers and other improvements in the treatment of rape victims over the past 20 years, many victims still find themselves the victims of what has been called a ""second rape"" by doctors, lawyers, judges, police, and administrators that process them. This book takes a critical look at the organizations and officials that process rape victims to see how the structure of their respective organizations often prevent them from providing responsive care.

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