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Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on.
In this groundbreaking new look at rape edited by writer and activist Jaclyn Freidman and Full Frontal Feminism and He's A Stud, She's A Slut author Jessica Valenti, the way we view rape in our culture is finally dismantled and replaced with a genuine understanding and respect for female sexual pleasure.$21.99ISBN: 9781580050807Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Seal Press - February 25th, 2003$23.36ISBN: 9781573442930Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Cleis Press - November 28th, 2007
The first encouraging, sex-positive guide for all women survivors of sexual assault -- heterosexual, bisexual, lesbian, coupled, and single -- who want to reclaim their sex lives.$21.60ISBN: 9781608994373Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Wipf & Stock Publishers - April 1st, 2010
Sexual violence is rarely discussed in church, despite the rising incidents of rape, sexual assault, molestation and incest. The Dinah Project, which gets its name from Genesis 34 - the rape of Dinah, Jacob's daughter - was borne out of the author's decision to start healing through the church after being raped.$17.96ISBN: 9781572243378Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: New Harbinger Publications - October 1st, 2003
A woman is raped in this country every two minutes; this guide provides an effective framework for victims to heal from the experience.$19.95ISBN: 9780393320459Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - June 1st, 2000
It opens with the author's harrowing and courageous account of her rape and includes the stories of the author's own family's response, plus the voices of black men who have supported rape survivors.$32.95ISBN: 9781555534462Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Northeastern University Press - August 10th, 2000
Women's responses to rape have taken many forms over the past three decades, from guerrilla actions targeting individual assailants to the founding of rape crisis centers. This timely book illuminates the movement's importance to the broader women's movement and discusses the public policy implications of this activism.$16.19ISBN: 9780465071739Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Basic Books - March 31st, 2004What motivates sexual abusers? Why are so few caught? Drawing on the stories of abusers, Anna C. Salter shows that sexual predators use sophisticated deception techniques and rely on misconceptions surrounding them to evade discovery.$46.20ISBN: 9780842025997Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - November 1st, 1997
So serious are the topics of rape and sexual assault that the mere discussion of them is often avoided. In this book, Mary Odem and Jody Clay-Warner examine the complex and painful issue of sexual violence from various perspectives, including sociology, criminology, anthropology, public health, and women's studies.$12.59ISBN: 9780060925727Availability: Special OrderPublished: Harper Perennial - July 8th, 1994
The classic book that broke new ground by thoroughly reporting on the widespread problem of date and acquaintance rape has now been completely updated to include recent studies, issues, current events, and controversies.$16.00ISBN: 9780609804193Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Broadway Books - August 3rd, 1999
"Silence has the rusty taste of shame. The words shut up are the most terrible words I know. . . . The man who raped me spat these words out over and over during the hours of my attack--when I screamed, when I tried to talk him out of what he was doing, when I protested. It seemed to me that for seven years--until at last I spoke--these words had sunk into my soul and become prophecy.$29.65ISBN: 9781555535278Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Northeastern University Press - February 28th, 2002
A woman raping another woman is unthinkable. This is not how women behave, society tells us. Our legal system is not equipped to handle woman-to-woman sexual assault, our women's services do not have the resources or even the words to reach out to its victims, and our lesbian and gay communities face hurdles in acknowledging its existence.