Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance

Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance explores the theory, research, and practice of sexual assault risk reduction, resistance education, and self-defense programs for women and other vulnerable groups, including sexual minorities, individuals with disabilities, and those with histories of victimization. Following an ecosystemic perspective, the book examines individual risk and protective factors for sexual victimization, as well as peer-, family-, community- and societal-level factors that influence risk for sexual violence and inform the content of programs. This volume brings together leading researchers and practitioners to operationalize sexual assault risk reduction approaches and highlights the rationale and need for risk reduction in the context of other sexual assault prevention efforts. The volume provides an overview of the history of this sexual assault prevention approach and addresses current controversies and questions in the field. The authors outline risk and protective factors for victimization and discuss how these factors guide risk reduction efforts. The volume also outlines the theory and effectiveness of current sexual assault risk reduction and resistance practices and addresses special populations and future directions. Reviews theoretical approaches to sexual assault risk reduction Summarizes program outcome studies Delineates feminist self-defense approaches Details what it means for prevention to be "trauma informed" Considers how to provide risk reduction without victim-blaming Confronts current controversies in the field of sexual assault risk reduction Details how prevention can address the role of alcohol in sexual violence Discusses international prevention efforts

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  • Author : Lindsay M. Orchowski
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 470 pages
  • ISBN : 0128093420
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Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance

Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 June 2018
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Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance explores the theory, research, and practice of sexual assault risk reduction, resistance education, and self-defense programs for women and other vulnerable groups, including sexual minorities, individuals with disabilities, and those with histories of victimization. Following an ecosystemic perspective, the book examines individual risk and protective factors for sexual victimization, as well as peer-, family-, community- and societal-level factors that influence risk for sexual violence and inform the content of programs. This volume brings together

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 March 2022
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 18 October 2019
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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 20 August 2021
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 March 2022
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  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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  • Release : 30 November 2020
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 April 2020
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The Routledge Handbook of Social Work and Addictive Behaviors is a definitive resource about addictive behaviors, emphasizing substance misuse, gambling, and problematic technology use. Contents address their prevalence in various communities and populations globally, theories related to their origins and etiology, and what is currently known about effective intervention strategies, education, and research. Social work’s biopsychosocial, lifespan, and person-in-environment perspectives underpin the book contents which are applicable to a wide range of professional and social science disciplines. Contents are

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  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 02 July 2022
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 15 April 2021
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 June 2018
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 June 2020
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  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release : 13 August 2017
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At least one in four women attending college or university will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate. Beyond this staggering statistic, recent media coverage of “rape chants” at Saint Mary’s University, misogynistic Facebook posts from Dalhousie University’s dental school, and high-profile incidents of sexual violence at other Canadian universities point to a widespread culture of rape on university campuses and reveal universities’ failure to address sexual violence. As university administrations are called to task for their

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  • Release : 16 March 2011
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  • Release : 02 February 2010
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