Sexual Assault and Harassment in the U S Military

Includes three reports prepared by the United States Government Accountability Office.

Author: Quinton Chaney

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 1619425092

Category: Political Science

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Includes three reports prepared by the United States Government Accountability Office.
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Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the U S Military

Annex to Volume 2 contains detailed tabular results for the DoD active component from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study, an independent assessment of the rates of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination in the U.S. ...

Author: Andrew R. Morral

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

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Annex to Volume 2 contains detailed tabular results for the DoD active component from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study, an independent assessment of the rates of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination in the U.S. military.
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Sexual Assault in the U S Military The Battle Within America s Armed Forces

The Battle within America's Armed Forces Rosemarie Skaine. reported
harassment cases were significantly lower than the number of reported sexual
assaults. A significant finding of a 2012 survey revealed that of the sexual
assaults that took ...

Author: Rosemarie Skaine

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440833793

Category: Social Science

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This book provides an in-depth analysis of sexual assault in the military from historical and contemporary perspectives, offering suggestions that could change the existing culture and approaches that will reduce or eliminate sexual assault in the armed forces. • Provides fact-based analyses of one of the most pressing issues facing today's U.S. military that will aid informed policy guidance for policymakers in the military as well as those in higher education—another institution grappling with the challenges of eradicating sexual assault • Written by a noted author on topics regarding issues surrounding women who serve in today's military • Presents input from military contributors who add credibility and invaluable insight into the problem of sexual assault within the U.S. military
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For Love of Country

Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military T. S. Nelson. This
book is ... The women and men who were the targets of uncontrolled sexual
violence by U.S. military personnel are now the casualties of this largely ignored
war.

Author: T. S. Nelson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780789012210

Category: Social Science

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A compelling exploration of sexual victimization in the United States military! This incisive book offers a unique perspective on rape and sexual harassment in the United States military. Drawn from the experiences of military personnel and presented in their own words, For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military takes an honest and heartfelt look at a pervasive problem. Service veterans speak candidly about a breakdown of values and leadership failure which has perpetrated a culture of abuse. Male and female rape victims reflect on their efforts to serve their country with honor. Author Terri Spahr Nelson, a decorated United States Army veteran and psychotherapist specializing in sexual trauma recovery, has mixed a compelling chorus of hundreds of personal accounts into a single voice calling for reform. She presents emotional retellings from victims of rape and sexual harassment, with responses from military and congressional leaders. Ms. Nelson offers statistics released from the Pentagon about sexual assault reports, convictions, and the General Accounting Office, and current field research. For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military presents: personal accounts from survivors unique, inside perspectives from military personnel and veterans commentary from military and congressional leaders Pentagon statistics on sexual assault with conviction and sentencing rates findings and recommendations from the Department of Defense clinical information on issues facing military trauma survivors For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military serves as a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals, an educational must for military personnel, and a compelling eye-opener to anyone concerned with the preservation of integrity and honor in the United States armed services.
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Military Personnel

Have Taken Steps to Address Incidents of Sexual Harassment and Assault, But
Greater Federal Oversight Is Needed Brenda S. Farrell. United States
Government Accountability Office Washington, DC 20548 January 17, 2008 The
Honorable ...

Author: Brenda S. Farrell

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9781437900972

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Stargate SG1 Compendium

Following the scandal and rising concerns about sexual assault throughout the
U.S. military, the Department of Defense established a task force to investigate
sexual harassment and assault at each of the United States service academies.

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Sociology

Laura Miller Gender, Power, and Harassment in the Military Abuses of power
based on sex and gender are especially ... 112 reports of serious sexual
misconduct—including rape and sexual assault—committed by male American
military ...

Author: David M. Newman

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 9781412961523

Category: Social Science

Page: 547

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DISCOUNTED BUNDLE SAVES YOUR STUDENTS MONEY!This book is available bundled with Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings, Seventh Edition (bundle ISBN: 978-1-4129-6151-6) The Seventh Edition of David NewmanÆs Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life invites students to delve into the fascinating world of sociological thought. Encouraging students to think more about how sociology applies to their everyday lives, this edition features updated coverage and fresh examples, including revamped micro-macro connections to help students understand the link between individual lives and the structure of society. New to the Seventh Edition Presents new and updated coverage throughout, including new sections on Muslim-Americans, global warming, and sexual orientationFeatures NewmanÆs signature compelling writing style with slightly briefer chapters and integrated global content in each for a better fit with todayÆs courses Provides a more robust research methods section with innovative discussions of spuriousness in research, reading a research article correctly, and more, plus a new ôDoing Social Researchö feature Offers new examples from the myriad U.S. subcultures to engage students with examples that are relevant to their lives Features new and updated Micro-Macro Connections, including technology and erosion of privacy, the global health divide, and more, to help students make the link between their daily lives and the architecture of society Includes fresh examples and updated statistical information throughout the text, along with new exhibits and impactful visual essays Ancillaries InstructorÆs Resources on CD-Rom are available to qualified instructors. Contact SAGE at [email protected] or 1.800.818.7243 to request a copy.Student study site û COMING SOON - at www.pineforge.com/newman7study Intended AudienceThis core text is designed for students enrolled in Introduction to Sociology and Principles of Sociology courses in departments of sociology.
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Some Men

In 1991–92, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Katz created a pilot
program to “train male college student athletes to use their status on campus
within male peer cultures to speak out about rape, sexual assault, sexual
harassment, domestic violence.” This curriculum provided ... The military had
good reason to want to develop programs to prevent genderbased violence.
Several incidents of ...

Author: Michael A. Messner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199338795

Category: Social Science

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What does it mean for men to join with women as allies in preventing sexual assault and domestic violence? Based on life history interviews with men and women anti-violence activists aged 22 to 70, Some Men explores the strains and tensions of men's work as feminist allies. When feminist women began to mobilize against rape and domestic violence, setting up shelters and rape crisis centers, a few men asked what they could do to help. They were directed "upstream," and told to "talk to the men" with the goal of preventing future acts of violence. This is a book about men who took this charge seriously, committing themselves to working with boys and men to stop violence, and to change the definition of what it means to be a man. The book examines the experiences of three generational cohorts: a movement cohort of men who engaged with anti-violence work in the 1970s and early 1980s, during the height of the feminist anti-violence mobilizations; a bridge cohort who engaged with anti-violence work from the mid-1980s into the 1990s, as feminism receded as a mass movement and activists built sustainable organizations; a professional cohort who engaged from the mid-1990s to the present, as anti-violence work has become embedded in community and campus organizations, non-profits, and the state. Across these different time periods, stories from life history interviews illuminate men's varying paths--including men of different ethnic and class backgrounds--into anti-violence work. Some Men explores the promise of men's violence prevention work with boys and men in schools, college sports, fraternities, and the U.S. military. It illuminates the strains and tensions of such work--including the reproduction of male privilege in feminist spheres--and explores how men and women navigate these tensions. To learn more please visit somemen.org
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Sexual Assault and the Military

This volume explores the issue of sexual assault in the military, touching on topics such as if sexual assault in the military is a longstanding problem.

Author: Noah Berlatsky

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9780737776515

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 128

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According to Protect Our Defenders, sexual assault in the military is rampant. In the year 2014 alone, 20,300 service people were sexually assaulted within ranks, and these weren't just female victims; over half were males. This volume explores the issue of sexual assault in the military, touching on topics such as if sexual assault in the military is a longstanding problem. It examines if the epidemic was spurred by the inclusion of women in more areas of the military. Readers will get a balanced view of this pervasive and sensitive topic.
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Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse

Anderson, T.R. and Aviles, A.M. (2006) 'Diverse faces of domestic violence',
ABNF Journal, 17(4): 129–32. Antecol, H. and Cobb-Clark, D. (2001) 'Men,
women, and sexual harassment in the U.S. military', Gender Issues, 19(1): 3–18.
Arata, C.

Author: Catherine Itzin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136904059

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

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This evidence-based book draws on a range of research projects to present what is known about the experience of survivors of violence and abuse; what is known to work in their treatment and care, what is required to protect them and what can be done to stop abusers.
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US Army AWOL Defense A Practice Guide and Formbook advance edition

Special Needs of Survivors of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment A more
serious concern with regards to the mental health of returnees is the intense
anxiety that survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment may experience
while ...

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Publisher: Military Law Press

ISBN: 9781300302841

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Encyclopedia of War American Society

Sexual Abuse and Harassment The sexualized taunting and abuse of American
women in uniform was widely ... In order to address the problem of military sexual
assault and harassment , U.S. commanders have crafted policies and laws ...

Author: Peter Karsten

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106018514171

Category: Electronic books

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Women in American Society

The task force , including six senior military personnel and six “ subject matter ”
experts , assessed the efforts and effectiveness of prevention programs and
responses to sexual harassment and sexual violence at the U.S. Military
Academy and ...

Author: Melissa J. Doak

Publisher: Information Plus

ISBN: 1414441258

Category: Social Science

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The latest information on the most important social issues in America today is the hallmark of this well-established series for high school students. Completely updated every two years, the Information Plus® Reference Series gives readers a clear and comprehensive summary of the most up-to-date research, legislation and more on each subject---all of which are vividly illustrated by numerous tables, charts, and graphs. Ideal for class assignments, reports, and research projects, the series has a distinct, easy-to-understand style that students will appreciate.
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Rules of Disengagement

Rules of Disengagement examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Author: Marjorie Cohn

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814762929

Category: LAW

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Rules of Disengagement examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It takes readers into the courtroom where sailors, soldiers, and Marines have argued that these wars are illegal under international law and unconstitutional under U.S. law. Through the voices of active duty service members and veterans, it explores the growing conviction among our troops that the wars are wrong. While the Obama Administration's pledge to remove all American troops from Iraq by the end of 2011 is encouraging - and in no small way likely attributable to resistance by our armed forces - it continues to fight in Afghanistan, and the military may soon have a heightened presence elsewhere in the Middle East and in Africa. As such, Rules of Disengagement provides inspiration and lessons for anyone who opposes an interventionist U.S. military policy.
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Military Justice Oversight and Better Collaboration Needed for Sexual Assault Investigations and Adjudications

approximately $22,000 in fiscal year 2010 from the Department of the Navy's
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, ... Senior officials from the Air
Force Office of Special Investigations told us that they utilized a portion of their
$1.1 million fiscal year 2010 ... For example, the Army judge advocate office used
the $2.1 million it received from the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response
and ...

Author: Brenda S. Farrell

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9781437988055

Category:

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The crime of sexual assault has serious consequences for both the aggrieved and the accused. The severity of these consequences underscores the importance of impartially administering justice in order to promote accountability and confidence that such allegations are taken seriously. This report addresses the extent to which: (1) the Department of Defense (DoD) conducts oversight of the military services¿ investigative organizations; and (2) the services provide resources for investigations and adjudications of alleged sexual assault incidents. The report also identified an issue relating to the military¿s criminal code during this review. Table and figure. This is a print on demand report.
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Retraumatization

The U.S. military has been engaged in combat operations in Afghanistan, Iraq,
and neighboring countries in service of ... Unfortunately, experiences of sexual
harassment and sexual assault during military service, referred to as military
sexual ...

Author: Melanie P. Duckworth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135237325

Category: Psychology

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Exposure to potentially traumatic events puts individuals at risk for developing a variety of psychological disorders; the complexities involved in treating them are numerous and have serious repercussions. How should diagnostic criteria be defined? How can we help a client who does not present with traditional PTSD symptoms? The mechanisms of human behavior need to be understood and treatment needs to be tested before we can move beyond traditional diagnostic criteria in designing and implementing treatment. No better guide than Retraumatization exists to fulfill these goals. The editors and contributors, all highly regarded experts, accomplish six objectives, to: define retraumatization outline the controversies related to it provide an overview of theoretical models present data related to the frequency of occurrence of different forms of trauma detail the most reliable strategies for assessment to provide an overview of treatments. Contained within is the most current information on prevention and treatment approaches for specific populations. All chapters are uniformly structured and address epidemiological data, clinical descriptions, assessment, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention. It is an indispensible resource that expands readers’ knowledge and skills, and will encourage dialogue in a field that has many unanswered questions.
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Women States and Nationalism

US. citizenship. and. military. obligation. in. an. era. of. “choice”. Cheryl. Logan.
Sparks. The recent barrage of sexual harassment and assault charges within the
United States military comes despite a concerted and apparently sincere effort by
 ...

Author: Sita Ranchod-Nilsson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134597284

Category: Political Science

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Women, States and Nationalism counters this attitude and examines the many and contradictory ways in which women negotiate their places in 'the nation'. The volume includes theoretical essays that explore the multiple ways in which the very concept of 'nation' is based upon notions of family, sexuality and gender power which are often overlooked of downplayed by 'male-stream' scholarship. It gathers together an outstanding panel of feminist scholars and area studies specialists, who, through a series of focused case studies, analyse diverse issues which include; *gender and sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland *the paradox of Israeli women soldiers *women, civic duty and the military in the USA *the Hindu Right in India *power, agency and representation in Zimbabwe *political identity and heterosexism. This timely volume is a highly valuable resource for students and scholars of Nationalism, Internationalism Studies and Women's Studies.
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United States Statutes at Large

(1) UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY.—Chapter 403 of title 10, United
States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: “$4361.
Policy on sexual harassment and sexual violence “(a) REQUIRED POLICY.-
Under ...

Author: United States. Department of State

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ISBN: UCR:31210021717119

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