New PDF release: Sexual Violence in a Digital Age (Palgrave Studies in

By Anastasia Powell,Nicola Henry

This publication examines how electronic communications applied sciences have reworked smooth societies, with profound results either for lifestyle, and for daily crimes. Sexual violence, that is famous globally as an important human rights challenge, has likewise replaced within the electronic age. via an research into our more and more and ever-normalised electronic lives, this research analyses the increase of technology-facilitated sexual attack, ‘revenge pornography’, on-line sexual harassment and gender-based hate speech. Drawing on ground-breaking study into the character and volume of technology-facilitated kinds of sexual violence and harassment, the authors discover the succeed in of those harms, the stories of sufferers, the perspectives of provider prone and legislations enforcement our bodies, in addition to the consequences for legislation, justice and resistance. Sexual Violence in a electronic Age is compelling examining for students, activists, and policymakers who search to appreciate how know-how is implicated in sexual violence, and what has to be performed to handle sexual violence in a electronic age.

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