Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention

Editors: O'Donohue, William, Schewe, Paul A. (Eds.)

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  • Comprehensive sections and chapters authored by experts in their fields
  • Provides a foundational, research-based, multidiscplinary approach to complex topics
  • Takes a critical and compelling issue in directions that will appeal to students, researchers, practioners, and clinicians
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This timely handbook provides in-depth overviews of the myriad and multi-faceted issues surrounding sexual assault and its pervasiveness in today’s culture. Drawing for multiple viewpoints and experts, the book is divided into seven comprehensive sections, covering such topics as risk factors, varying theoretical frameworks, prevention and intervention, and special populations. Within these sections the authors provide historical background as well as the latest research, and offer treatment outcomes and potentials.Selected topics covered in this book include:

  • Feminist theories of sexual assault
  • Social and economic factors surrounding sexual violence
  • Mental, physiological, physical, and functional health concerns of victims, including PTSD
  • Major categories of sexual offenders
  • Treatment of sexual assault survivors in the LGBTQ+ community
  • Procedural processes related to sexual assault investigation and adjudication within the criminal justice system

The Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention is a vital book that will appeal to a broad spectrum of students, researchers, practitioners, and clinicians in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, community mental health, and sociology.

About the authors

William O’Donohue, PhD is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno.  He is a licensed psychologist in Nevada and Director of the Victims of Crime Treatment Center that provides free treatment to child and adult victims of sexual assault.  He has published over 80 books and 300 journal articles and chapters. 

Paul Schewe, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice in the College of LAS at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has served as the director of UIC’s Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence. He is a clinical/community psychologist whose work ranges from basic research identifying factors associated with the perpetration of interpersonal violence, to developing preventive interventions, to using evaluation and dissemination strategies to further develop existing violence prevention programs for agencies, communities, and statewide networks of service providers. The focus of his research includes sexual assault, teen dating violence, domestic violence, and early childhood interventions to promote positive social-emotional development.

Table of contents (49 chapters)

Table of contents (49 chapters)

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eBook 91,62 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-23645-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover 114,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-23644-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention
Editors
  • William O'Donohue
  • Paul A. Schewe
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-23645-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-23645-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-23644-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 857
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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