This wide-ranging anthology offers a variety of perspectives with excerpts from books and current articles from research journals, plus four original contributed articles. Topics covered include the major types of sex crimes and offenders, therapies, juvenile sex offenses, and nuisance sexual offenders. This book is designed as a stand alone or as a supplemental text to Sex Crimes, 2/e. Features of this text include: Cutting-edge articles by top scholars in the field Major units of the reader parallel and enhance the contents of Sex Crimes 2/e 

The Self-Reported Behaviors of Juvenile Sexual Offenders

The Self-Reported Behaviors of Juvenile Sexual Offenders

The self-reported behaviors of juvenile sexual offenders
Stacey C.Zolondek, Behavioral Medicine Institute of Atlanta and Emory University
Gene G.Abel, Behavioral Medicine Institute of Atlanta, Emory University, and Morehouse School of Medicine
William F.Northey, Jr., American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Alan D.Jordan, Behavioral Medicine Institute of Atlanta

Sexually abusive behavior has traditionally been viewed as perpetrated exclusively by adult men. However, more recent crime statistics and research on sexual offenses have consistently shown that this is not the case, and in the past 15 years, sexual abuse perpetrated by juvenile sexual offenders (JSOs) has received increased attention. Conservative estimates indicate that between 15% and 20% of all sexual offenses are committed by youth younger than 18, and as many as 50% of ...

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