Athletes and Acquaintance Rape

Description
This book takes a provocative look at specific aspects of professional athletic life that contribute to a climate favourable to athletes sexually assaulting women - a climate which also protects offenders from conviction and punishment.

The book focuses on three high-profile incidents, and concludes that the problem is generated more by celebrity than athletic prowess: jurors are unable to reach an unbiased verdict because the athletes are held in such high esteem by the public.

Rights Information

WORLD

Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: March 1998
  • English
  • 9781452250960 / 0761909664
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 32.99 GBP
  • Pages: 120
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Series: SAGE Series on Violence against Women
  • Series Part: 8
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001644337