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Missoula: Rape And The Justice System In A College Town

Missoula: Rape And The Justice System In A College Town

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Công ty phát hànhPenguin Random House
Ngày xuất bản02-2016
ISBN-139780804170567
Kích thước13 x 20 cm
Loại bìaPaperback
Số trang416
SKU2352548415807

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Missoula: Rape And The Justice System In A College Town

Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, home to a highly regarded state university whose beloved football team inspires a passionately loyal fan base. Between January 2008 and May 2012, hundreds of students reported sexual assaults to the local police. Few of the cases were properly handled by either the university or local authorities. In this, Missoula is also typical.

In these pages, acclaimed journalist Jon Krakauer investigates a spate of campus rapes that occurred in Missoula over a four-year period. Taking the town as a case study for a crime that is sadly prevalent throughout the nation, Krakauer documents the experiences of five victims: their fear and self-doubt in the aftermath; the skepticism directed at them by police, prosecutors, and the public; their bravery in pushing forward and what it cost them. These stories cut through abstract ideological debate about acquaintance rape to demonstrate that it does not happen because women are sending mixed signals or seeking attention. They are victims of a terrible crime, deserving of fairness from our justice system. Rigorously researched, rendered in incisive prose,  Missoula stands as an essential call to action.

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