Perverts and predators: the making of sexual offending laws

Front Cover
Rowman & Littlefield, May 28, 2009 - Law - 209 pages
0 Reviews
"Perverts and Predators" is the only available work that deals in-depth with the laws against sexual offending and highlights the significant role of the media in shaping sex offender legislation. The authors provide analysis of sexual offending from the unique perspectives of sexology and criminology, maintaining the premise that sex and sexuality are positive and healthy and that the only way to deal with the issue of sexual offending is through sex positive education and counseling.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Medical Model
11
Is There Any Explanation?
41
Historical Sexual Offending Laws
61
Copyright

7 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Laura J. Zilney is a Sexologist with a private practice near Toronto, Ontario, Canada . She is a graduate from the University of Waterloo, Carleton University, and received her doctorate from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality.

Lisa A. Zilney is an assistant professor in the Department of Justice Studies at Montclair State University in New Jersey. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, a Masters from Eastern Kentucky University, and a B.A. from the University of Windsor in Canada.