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Interviewing Rape Victims: Practice and Policy Issues in an International Context


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Karen Rich
    Pages 1-11
  3. Karen Rich
    Pages 115-125
  4. Karen Rich
    Pages 126-133
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 134-152

About this book


This study presents a unique overview of the cultural, social and practical aspects of interviewing rape victims. Exploring a range of issues that affect rape cases including discourse, gender, attitudes and victim's rights, Rich reveals the complexities of sexual assault and looks to how communities can work to respond to and combat such violence.


Rape social stigma police interviews gender victims sexual harassment trauma victimisation Nation violence

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of MarywoodUSA

About the authors

Karen Rich is Assistant Professor in Social Work at Marywood University, USA.

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