The Truth about Rape

The Truth about Rape

by Facts on File

Hardcover(Second Edition)

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The Truth about Rape by Facts on File

In a straightforward and nonjudgmental manner, The Truth About series tackles a range of current issues that affect teens. Each A-to-Z volume delivers the information teens need to cope with pressure from a multitude of sources and to make informed choices when faced with difficult decisions. Special features such as "Q&A," "Teens Speak," and "Fact Or Fiction?" focus on critical aspects of current topics, while "Did You Know?" presents up-to-date tables and graphs. With an informative glossary and a valuable listing of hotlines and further resources, these books are essential reading for young people in search of guidance and knowledge.

The Truth About Rape, Second Edition, presents information designed to help teens understand such topics as abusive sexual behavior, date rape, the role of alcohol and drugs in rape, rape prevention, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816076420
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Series: Facts on File Truth about Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Tables v

Preface vii

How to Use This Book xi

Society and Victims of Rape 1

A-to-Z Entries 13

Abusive Sexual Behavior 15

Children and Rape 19

Date Rape 25

Drugs, Alcohol, and Rape 36

Educating the Community 41

Female Rights 46

Gang Rape 53

Help and Support 58

Internet Predators 64

Law and Rape, The 71

Male Role in Rape 75

Prevention of Rape: Being Proactive 83

Prevention of Rape: Being Reactive 91

Rape and Religion 96

Rape and Society 99

Rape in the Media, Reporting 105

Rape in War 108

Rape Kits and Evidence Collection 111

Rape Statistics 116

Rape Within Abusive Relationships 123

Safe Areas, Establishing 129

Sexual Abuse in Institutions 134

Sexual Assault, Types of 139

Sexual Harassment 146

Sexual Violence and Children 151

Statutory Rape 154

Stigma of Rape 160

Victims of Rape: Female 165

Victims of Rape: Male 168

Hotlines and Help Sites 173

Glossary 177

Index 183

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