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Handbook of Forensic Sexology Biomedical and Criminological Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 087975883X

ISBN-13: 9780879758837

Edition: N/A

Authors: James J. Krivacska, John Money

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The relationship of scientific research on human sexuality (sexology) to society's legal, judicial, and law enforcement systems (forensics) is the focus of this encyclopedic volume. Editors James J. Krivacska and John Money have assembled contributions by leading experts, covering a wide range of legal and medical issues pertaining to the interconnection between law and sexual behavior.Section One examines the nature of paraphilic behavior and the social framework within which some of it becomes illegal. The topics discussed include sodomy, pedophilia, incest, sexual abuse, rape, exhibitionism, prostitution, and sexual harassment.Section Two looks at current strategies for assessing the…    
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Book details

List price: $135.99
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 7/1/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 594
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.200
Language: English

List of Contributors
Preface
Prologue
Sodomy Laws
Pedophilia: Paraphilic Attraction to Children
Incest Taboo and Sexual Abuse
Rape and the Sadomasochistic Paraphilias
Genital Exhibitionism and Voyeurism: Theories and Treatment
The Medicolegal Investigation of Autoerotic Asphyxial Deaths
Prostitution
Transsexualism, Sex Reassignment, and the Law
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and in Psychotherapeutic Relationships
The Alleged Child Victim and Real Victims of Sexual Abuse
Case Management of Sexual Abuse Victims: Child, Adolescent, and Adult
The Manufacture of Sexual Abuse "Memories": Psychiatry's Latest Fad
Allegations of Satanism and Ritual Sex Abuse
Assessment of the Adult Alleged Offender
Case Management and Prognosis of the Sex Offender
Public Policy and Sex Offenses: Social Tolerance versus Criminalization
Paraphilic Prevention: Social and Legal Implications
The Alleged Link between Pornography and Violence
The Impact of Sexology on the Provision of Sex Education, Contraception, and Abortion Services
AIDS and Sexology
Sex Policy and the Law in China: Then and Now
Forensic Sexology in Russia
A Paradigm Shift for Expert Witnesses
"Slippage" in Research on Child Sexual Abuse: Science as Social Advocacy
Epilogue
Subject Index