Rape Work: Victims, Gender, and Emotions in Organization and Community Context (Paperback) book cover

Rape Work

Victims, Gender, and Emotions in Organization and Community Context

By Patricia Yancey Martin

© 2005 – Routledge

300 pages | 9 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780415927758
pub: 2005-03-30
Hardback: 9780415927741
pub: 2005-04-03
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pub: 2013-01-11
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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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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General