If you want insight into the difficult topic of sexual assault, Robin Warshaw's book is a terrific resource.
In clear, readable language, with numerous personal stories taken from the _Ms._ survey, she touches on the complex issues surrounding the phemomenon of "date rape."
Warshaw looks at the differences between this type of rape and assaults committed by strangers. She looks at fraternities, athletes, and teen victims.
She examines the individual woman's response to an assault committed by a man she knows, as well as the response of universities, the police, and the courts.
Included are practical suggestions for preventing acquaintance rape, as well as what to do if it happens to you or someone you know. Warshaw also gives advice to educators, lawmakers, parents, and concerned men.
This is an exceptional and insightful book about acquaintance rape, and I highly recommend it.
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