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Title Sexual assault in Canada : law, legal practice, and women's activism / Elizabeth A. Sheehy, editor.

Imprint Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (819 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword. Still punished for being female / Claire L'Heureux-Dube -- Introduction / Elizabeth A. Sheehy -- part 1. The victories of Jane Doe / Elizabeth A. Sheehy Appendix A. Amended statement of claim : Jane Doe versus Board of Commissioners of Police -- Jane Doe versus Toronto Commissioners of Police : a view from the bar / Sean Dewart -- New Zealand's Jane Doe / Julia Tolmie -- Hockey Night in Canada / Laura Robinson -- Indigenous women and sexual assault in Canada / Tracey Lindberg, Priscilla Campeau, and Maria Campbell -- Legal subversion of the criminal justice process? Judicial, prosecutorial, and police discretion in Edmondson, Kindrat and Brown / Lucinda Vandervort -- The Supreme Court of Canada's betrayal of residential school survivors : ignorance is no excuse / Sheila McIntyre -- Sexual assault and disabled women ten years after Jane Doe / Fran Odette -- Police investigation of sexual assault complaints : how far have we come since Jane Doe? / Teresa DuBois -- Striking back : the viability of a civil action against the police for the "wrongful unfounding" of reported rapes / A. Blair Crew -- Appendix B. Reported sexual assaults and criminal offences and unfounding rates reported by Ontario police forces, 2003-2007 -- Third-wave anti-rape activism on neoliberal terrain : the Garneau sisterhood / Lise Gotell -- Sisterhood will get ya : anti-rape activism and the criminal justice system / Meagan Johnston -- Where has all the anger gone? / Diana Yaros -- Vitreous fragility : re-imagining women through art / Shary Boyle -- The Jane Doe coffee table book about rape : reflections on rebellious writing and teaching / Gillian Calder and Rebecca Johnson.
part 2. Who benefits from the sexual assault evidence kit? / Jane Doe -- Perpetuating, and resisting, rape myths in trial discourse / Susan Ehrlich -- Questioning "expert" knowledges / Sunny Marriner -- Zero tolerance some of the time? Doctors and sexual abuse in Ontario / Sanda Rodgers -- Judges and the reasonable steps requirement : the judicial stance on perpetration against unconscious women / Elizabeth A. Sheehy -- An equality-oriented approach to the admissibility of similar fact evidence in sexual assault prosecutions / David M. Tanovich -- Raising the age of sexual consent : renewing legal moralism? / Julie Desrosiers -- What's in a face? Demeanour evidence in the sexual assault context / Natasha Bakht -- Limits of a criminal justice response : trends in police and court processing of sexual assault / Holly Johnson -- HIV exposure as assault : Progressive development or misplaced focus? / Alison Symington -- All that glitters is not gold : the false promise of victim impact statements / Rakhi Ruparelia -- Confronting restorative justice in neo-liberal times : legal and rape narratives in conditional sentencing / Gillian Balfour and Janice Du Mont -- A feminist remedy for sexual assault : a quest for answers / Constance Backhouse.
Summary A challenging look at the state of sexual assault law, legal practice and activism in Canada.
Language English.
Subject Doe, Jane.
Sexual abuse victims -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Canada.
Women -- Crimes against -- Canada.
Sex crimes -- Canada.
Rape -- Canada.
Sex crimes -- Investigation -- Canada.
Feminism -- Canada.
LAW -- Gender & the Law.
Gender and the law.
Gender studies, gender groups.
Gender studies: women.
Jurisprudence and general issues.
Law and society.
North America.
Social groups.
Society and culture: general.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
The Americas.
Criminal justice, Administration of. (OCoLC)fst00883246
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Rape. (OCoLC)fst01089970
Sex crimes. (OCoLC)fst01114275
Sex crimes -- Investigation. (OCoLC)fst01114280
Sexual abuse victims -- Legal status, laws, etc. (OCoLC)fst01114786
Women -- Crimes against. (OCoLC)fst01176618
Canada. (OCoLC)fst01204310
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Court decisions and opinions. (OCoLC)fst01774257
Court decisions and opinions.
Electronic books.
Added Author Sheehy, Elizabeth A.
EBOUND Canada, manufacturer.
Other Form: Print version: Sexual assault in Canada. Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, 2012 9780776630441 (OCoLC)780360661
ISBN 9780776619774 (electronic bk.)
0776619772 (electronic bk.)
9780776630441 (hc)
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