NVDRS data help provide the foundation for research, education, and prevention programs that create healthier communities. State and territory grantees use data to build successful strategies for preventing violent deaths. In the United States, more than seven people per hour die a violent death. More than 19, people were victims of homicide and over 47, people died by suicide in alone. To help find ways to prevent violent deaths, we need to know the facts.
Drawing on the most recent studies, this collection of articles assesses and evaluates current criminal justice responses, policies, and practices regarding sexual violence in the United States and Canada. Focusing on methodological and ideological issues, rape law reform, criminal justice responses, social contexts of sexual assault, and community responses, authors from the fields of sociology, criminal justice, law, counseling, anthropology, biology, and psychology provide detailed studies of the problems and challenges involved in this very sensitive and important issue. The broad perspective provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to the current state of criminal justice responses to sexual assault as well as the changes and progress being made in the area.
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