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 Role of Offender Alcohol Use in Rape Attacks: An Analysis of National Crime Victimization Survey Data

The Role of Offender Alcohol Use in Rape Attacks: An Analysis of National Crime Victimization Survey Data
The role of offender alcohol use in rape attacks: An analysis of national crime victimization survey data
Leanne R.Brecklin, Sarah E.Ullman, University of Illinois at Chicago

Alcohol is present in approximately one third to two thirds of rape incidents (Abbey, 1991; Pernanen, 1991). Although many studies have reported on the prevalence of alcohol use in rape incidents, there has been limited research on the role preassault alcohol use plays in these rapes. Because it is still unclear how offender preassault alcohol use affects the outcomes of sexual assaults (e.g., severity of sexual abuse and physical injury), more research is needed that examines the interactions of assault characteristics and offender alcohol ...

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