Sex Crime

2nd Edition

By Terry Thomas

© 2005 – Willan

232 pages

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Paperback: 9781843921059
pub: 2004-12-31
US Dollars$48.95
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About the Book

This book provides an account of the nature and extent of sex crime and offending in contemporary Britain, and the policies and legislative actions taken to combat this. Sex offenders have become 'demonised' figures, which has made it essential to explain the phenomena and to formulate appropriate policies and law. This second edition builds upon the successful first edition, and is revised and expanded to reflect the many developments which have taken place in this field. The book now covers both criminal justice approaches to sexual offending and the civil processes towards greater protection from sexual offending. updated and expanded second edition of established textnow covers both criminal justice approaches to sexual offending and civil processesanalyses impact of Sexual Offences Act of 2003, new measures on internet sex crime and pornography, establishment of Criminal Records Bureau and international trafficking

Table of Contents

Contents 1 Introduction 2 The sex offender 'problem' - and responses 3 Social responses to the sex offender: a historical perspective 4 Policing sex offenders 5 The search for justice - at court 6 The search for justice - punishment or treatment? 7 Protection in the home 8 Protection in 'care settings' 9 Protection in the community Conclusions References Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology