Sex Roles (2010) 63:448–450 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9776-4 BOOK REVIEW Raising our Voices: Continuing to Break the Silence Surrounding Sexual Assault Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking. Edited by Miranda Horvath and Jennifer Brown, Devon, UK; Portland, OR, Willan Publishing, 2009. 353 pp. $44.95 (soft cover). ISBN: 978-1-84392-520-0 Lindsay M. Orchowski Published online: 9 July 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Despite decades of feminist advocacy and awareness efforts justice system, and strategies for translating research into social and legal reform. As the co-editors describe, the text aimed at breaking the silence surrounding sexual victimi- zation, the rape of girls and women remains a worldwide complements Jennifer Temkin and Barbara Krahe’s(2008) public health problem (Koss and White 2008). Inspired by book describing the justice gap surrounding sexual assault a series of seminars funded by the British Psychological and presents a contemporary update to Colleen Ward’s Society, the collection “Rape: Challenging Contemporary (1995) book describing attitudes towards rape. However, Thinking” brings together a range of scholars from across compared to these works, the current text is unique in its Europe. The chapters explore why the public response to broad approach to examining issues surrounding sexual sexual violence often seems to pale in comparison to
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