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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 

Developmental Implications of Victimization of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth
Developmental implications of victimization of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth
Anthony R.D'Augelli, Pennsylvania State University

Studies of bias-related violence that document victimization based on sexual orientation generally provide information about different types of incidents that have occurred to the lesbian, gay, and bisexual people sampled within time frames that vary in their specificity and duration. An analysis of the cumulative experience of being targeted over the course of one's life for unpleasant events ranging from hostile verbal comments to murderous assaults must minimally account for the frequency of events and for the particular kinds of sexual orientation victimization (SOV) experienced: Fifty homophobic comments are surely worse than one; and one vicious assault is more likely to be ...

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