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“As the backlash against feminist research continues unabated, this important volume signals no retreat. Bringing together the foremost international researchers in the area of violence against women, Researching Sexual Violence Against Women offers excellent assessments of the dimensions of date rape-particularly on college campuses. Reasons why this form of violence against women has provoked such intense responses as well as new methodologies are thoroughly explored. Finally, the work examines the impact this research has on those who do it and calls for more work on women's victimization and the links between it and other forms of discrimination.” – Meda Chesney-Lind, Women's Studies Program, University of Hawaii–Manoa A remarkable introduction to research in the field, Researching Sexual Violence Against Women provides cutting-edge information on the various ...

Measuring Sexual Abuse in Canadian University/College Dating Relationships: The Contribution of a National Representative Sample Survey
Measuring sexual abuse in canadian university/college dating relationships: The contribution of a national representative sample survey
WalterS.DeKeseredy

According to the sixth annual United Nations (UN) Human Development Report (1995), Canada is the best country in the world to live in. In overall human development, measured by a combination of indicators such as life expectancy, education, and income, Canada tops 174 nations for the second straight year (Beauchesne, 1995). Furthermore, many outside observers regard Canada as a “peaceable kingdom.” For example, compared to members of the U.S. general public, Canadians are much less likely to be physically and sexually assaulted in public settings, such as parks, streets, workplaces, and taverns (Ellis ...

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