Intimate Betrayal: Understanding and Responding to the Trauma of Acquaintance Rape
Acquaintance rape is a serious social problem, yet it remains widely misunderstood by the general public and by practitioners working with both survivors and perpetrators. The concept rape' is generally thought of in terms of rape by a stranger; acquaintance rape survivors are more likely to be blamed for the assault than stranger rape survivors. This seriously impacts upo...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published July 13th 1995 by Sage Publications (CA)
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Like other books I've enjoyed, this one is composed for helping professionals, rather than survivors or perpetrators. When getting through the chapter on legal aspects, keep in mind that there's been a lot of progress since '95 with marital exemption laws.