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Athletes and Acquaintance Rape by Jeffrey R. Benedict
  

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Athletes and Acquaintance Rape by Jeffrey R. Benedict

This book takes a provocative look at specific aspects of professional athletic life that contribute to a climate favourable to athletes sexually assaulting women - a climate which also protects offenders from conviction and punishment. The book focuses on three high-profile incidents, and concludes that the problem is generated more by celebrity than athletic prowess: jurors are unable to reach an unbiased verdict because the athletes are held in such high esteem by the public.

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Publication date

15th June 1998

Author

Jeffrey R. Benedict

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
120 pages

Categories

Social work

Crime & criminology

ISBN

9780761909668

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