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Athletes and Acquaintance Rape (SAGE Series on Violence by Jeffrey R. Benedict

By Jeffrey R. Benedict

This booklet takes a provocative examine particular facets athletic existence that give a contribution to a weather beneficial to athletes sexually assaulting girls - a weather which additionally protects offenders from conviction and punishment.

The booklet specializes in 3 high-profile incidents, and concludes that the matter is generated extra via big name than athletic prowess: jurors are not able to arrive an impartial verdict as the athletes are held in such excessive esteem via the public.

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