- Subject index
The Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of childhood violence that considers children as both consumers and perpetrators of violence, as well as victims of it. This Handbook is the first single volume to consider situations when children are responsible for violence, rather than focusing exclusively on occasions when they are victimized.
Chapter 5: Statutory Rape: An Empirical Examination of Claims of “Overreaction”
Statutory Rape: An Empirical Examination of Claims of “Overreaction”
Statutory rape laws have become increasingly controversial as sexual activity among teenagers becomes more common and socially acceptable. These laws, ...