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International approaches to rape

Nicole Westmarland and Geetanjali Gangoli


Following on from International Approaches to Prostitution (The Policy Press, 2006), this book provides an overview of rape law and policy in ten countries, including England, Australia, Canada, India, and China. By introducing readers to national perspectives of issues relating to rape, the book presents a comparative approach that highlights the similarities and differences between countries, contexts, laws, key issues, policies, and interventions.

Keywords: rape, rape law, rape policy, England, Australia, Canada, India, China

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781847426208
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847426208.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicole Westmarland, editor

Geetanjali Gangoli, editor