Unsafe in the Ivory Tower The Sexual Victimization of College Women

ISBN-10: 1412954770

ISBN-13: 9781412954778

Edition: 2010

Authors: Leah E. Daigle, Bonnie S. Fisher, Francis T. Cullen

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List price: $45.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Leah E. Daigle is associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She received her PhD in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2005. Her most recent research has centered on repeat sexual victimization of college women and responses women use during and after being sexually victimized. Her other research interests include the development and continuation of offending and victimization across the life course. She is author of Victimology: A Text/Reader , coauthor of Criminals in the Making: Criminality Across the Life Course and Unsafe in the Ivory Tower: The Sexual Victimization of College Women, which was awarded the 2011 Outstanding Book Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. She has also published numerous peer-reviewed articles that have appeared in outlets such as Justice Quarterly, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Inter � personal Violence, and Victims and Offenders.

Cheryl Lero Jonson is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at Northern Kentucky University. She received a Ph.D. (2010) in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. She is co-editor of The Origins of American Criminology. Her published work has appeared in Criminology and Public Policy, Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, and Victims and Offenders. Her current research interests include the impact of prison on recidivism, sources of inmate violence, the use of meta-analysis to organize criminological knowledge, early intervention and crime prevention, and work-family conflict among law enforcement officials.Francis T. Cullen is Distinguished Research Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati, where he also holds a joint appointment in sociology. He received a Ph.D. in sociology and education from Columbia University. Professor Cullen has published over 300 works in the areas of corrections, criminological theory, white-collar crime, public opinion, the measurement of sexual victimization, and the organization of criminological knowledge. His recent works include Challenging Criminological Theory: The Legacy of Ruth Rosner Kornhauser, Sisters in Crime Revisited: Bringing Gender into Criminology (in Honor of Freda Adler), The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory, The American Prison: Imagining a Different Future, Reaffirming Rehabilitation (30th Anniversary Edition), and Correctional Theory: Context and Consequences. Professor Cullen is a Past President of the American Society of Criminology and of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. In 2010, he received the ASC Edwin H. Sutherland Award.

The Discovery of Sexual Victimization
Beyond Real Rape
Sexual Victimization in Context
The Hidden Figure of Rape
Specially Designed Victimization Surveys
Koss's Sexual Experiences Survey
One in Four: Publicizing the Rape Epidemic
Two Critiques
What's Ahead
Beyond the Culture Wars: The Measurement of Sexual Victimization
The National Crime Victimization Survey
How the NCVS Measures Victimization
The First Step in Measuring Sexual Victimization: The NCVS Screen Questions
The Second Step in Measuring Sexual Victimization: The NCVS Incident Report
Measuring Sexual Victimization: The Next Generation
The National Women's Study
The National Violence Against Women Survey
The National College Women's Sexual Victimization Study
Revisiting the Koss-Gilbert Debate
Comparing Two Studies
The Risk of Rape: Unsafe in the Ivory Tower?
Coming to College as a Rape Victim
Rape During the College Years: Koss Revisited
The National College Women's Sexual Victimization Study
Is College a Risk Factor?
Forms of Rape
The Role of Drugs and Alcohol
Beyond Rape: The Pervasiveness of Sexual Victimization
Moving Beyond the Study of Rape
Categorizing Sexual Victimization
Sexual Coercion
Unwanted Sexual Contact
Non-Contact Sexual Abuse
It Happened Again: Sexual Revictimization
Crime Revictimization
Sexual Revictimization
Sexual Revictimization Among College Women: The NCWSV Study
Why Does Sexual Revictimization Occur?
Findings from the NCWSV Study
Victim Secrets: Acknowledging and Reporting Sexual Victimization
Acknowledging Victimization
What Do Unacknowledged Victims Call It?
Consequences of Acknowledgement
Factors Related to Acknowledgement
Reporting Sexual Victimization to the Police
The Importance of Reporting
Why Don't College Women Report Sexual Victimization?
Factors That Influence Reporting
Reporting to Other People: Telling Friends
Being Pursued: The Stalking of Female Students
Opportunities for Stalking
Research on the Extent of Stalking
Measuring Stalking in the NCWSV Study
The Extent of Stalking
The Nature of Stalking
Who Is At Risk of Being Stalked?
How Do Victims React?
Creating Safe Havens: Preventing Sexual Victimization
Two Themes
Three Approaches for Preventing Victimization
Opportunity-Reduction Approach: Situational Crime Prevention
Preventing Stalking
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