Policing Sexual Assault provides a detailed account of current police practice in the UK in response to sexual assault. The authors use case studies and interviews to find out why when the number of rape cases has almost trebled since 1985, the proportion of cases resulting in a conviction has dropped from 24% to 8.6%. Chapters cover:
The authors place their findings within the context of theoretical debates about domestic and sexual violence and examine the gap between official condemnations of male violence, as enshrined in law, and the realities of the victims' (male and female) experiences - whereby the violence is too often condoned.
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Jeanne Gregory is Visiting Professor and Head of the Gender Research Centre, Middlesex University. Sue Lees is Professor of Women's Studies and Director of the Centre for Research in Ethnicity and Gender, University of North London.
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