Sex Crimes: Patterns And Behavior by Stephen T HolmesSex Crimes: Patterns And Behavior by Stephen T Holmes

Sex Crimes: Patterns And Behavior

byStephen T Holmes, Ronald M. Holmes

Paperback | June 18, 2008

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A comprehensive survey of sex offenders and sexual offenses This succinct and highly accessible text provides a comprehensive overview of a wide range of sexual behaviors and sex crimes, thoroughly addressing criminal actions from "nuisance" sex crimes, such as voyeurism and exhibitionism, to the most extreme, including rape, sex crimes against children, lust and serial murders, and more. Including unique and engaging case studies and first-person accounts from sex offenders, Sex Crimes: Patterns and Behavior, Third Edition provides unique insight into sex crimes, deviance, and criminal behavior theory and analysis. This engaging and easy-to-read text provides information on psychological profiling of sex offenders, the crimes they commit, the effects on their victims, and attempted treatments, in an engaging style that compels students to continue reading-even ahead of the syllabus. Key Features Two new chapters address Internet-related sex crimes and sexually motivated homicides Photos and tables have been updated to provide the most cutting-edge information and reflect the thorough updating the book throughout Other helpful pedagogical aids include case files and boxed news accounts that bring key concepts to life, and first-person accounts from sex criminals, medical and legal insights into the behaviors described A glossary of sexual behavior and related terms is provided at the back of the text Intended Audience Suitably brief to serve as a core text in conjunction with readings or as a supplement to another text, this provocative textbook will spark lively discussion in undergraduate courses such as Sex Crimes, Deviance, Criminal Behavior, and Violent Crimes in departments of criminology, criminal justice, sociology, social work, and counseling.
Stephen T. Holmes is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. Prior to this position, he was a social science analyst for the National Institute of Justice in Washington, D.C. He has authored 6 books and more than 15 articles dealing with policing, drug testing, probation and parole issues, and viol...
Title:Sex Crimes: Patterns And BehaviorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:June 18, 2008Publisher:Sage PublicationsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

SEX BEHAVIORS AND CRIMES IN THE UNTIED STATES INTRODUCTION WHAT IS NORMAL SEX? HOMOSEXUALITY AS A SEXUAL BEHAVIOR Types of Homosexuals SEXUAL STANDARDS The Statistical Standard The Cultural Standard Religious Normalcy The Subjective Standard NORMAL SEXUAL BEHAVIOR ELEMENTS IN SEXUAL BEHAVIOR Fantasy Symbolism Ritualism Compulsion COMBINING THE ELEMENTS CONCLUSION REFERENCES DISCUSSION QUESTIONS THEORIES OF SEXUAL DEVIANCE: UNDERSTANDING THE CAUSAL NEXUS INTRODUCTION THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT INDIVIDUAL LEVEL EXPLANATION OF SEXUAL DEVIANCE PSYCHOLOGICAL MODELS OF DEVIANCE PSYCHIATRIC MODELS OF SEXUAL DEVIANCE THE SOCIAL LEARNING MODEL THE ACQUISITION PHASE INSTIGATION MECHANISMS THE MAINTAINING MECHANISMS THE CONSTITUTIONAL MODEL CONSTITUTIONAL CRIMINOLOGY PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND CRIME THE RISE OF SOCIOBIOLOGY BASIC PROPOSITIONS OF SOCIOBIOLOGICAL TRAIT THEORY CHEMICAL IMBALANCES AND HORMONAL INFLUENCES CONCLUSION REFERENCES SEX AND HISTORY INTRODUCTION FAMILY TYPES THE HEBREW FAMILY THE GREEK FAMILY THE ROMAN FAMILY THE CHRISTIAN FAMILY THE FAMILY IN THE MIDDLE AGES CURRENT SEXUAL STANDARDS SEX IN THE 21ST CENTURY CONCLUSION REFERENCES DISCUSSION QUESTIONS NUISANCE SEX BEHAVIORS INTRODUCTION FETISHES AND PARTIALISMS SCOPTPHILIA (VOYEURISM) Characteristics of the Voyeur PROSTITUTION TRIOLISM EXHIBITIONISM TRANSVESTISM INFANTILISM SCATOPHILIA FROTTAGE KLISIMAPHILIA BESTIALITY PYGMALIONISM GERONTOPHILIA MYSOPHILIA COPROLAGNIA AND COPROPHILIA CONCLUSION DISCUSSION QUESTIONS REFERENCES Incest Introduction Physical and Non-Physical Types The Male Perpetrator The Female Offender Family Relationships and Incest The Etiology of the Incestuous Offender The Effects Upon Children Treatment Conclusion Discussion Questions References Pedophilia Introduction Pedophilia Etiology of the Pedophile Traits of Pedophiles Situational Characteristics of Pedophiles Types of Pedophiles The Mysoped The Regressed Child Offender The Fixated Offender The Naïve Offender Pedophile Organizations The Rene Guyon Society North American Man/Boy Love Association The Childhood Sensuality Circle Pedophile Information Exchange Howard Nichols Society Conclusion Discussion Questions References Child Pornography Introduction Child Pornography and the Law Types of Child Pornography Magazines Books Internet Pictures, Chat Channels Relational Pornography Who Sees Child Porn? How are Children Involved in Pornography? Who are the Children in Child Pornography? The Internet and Child Pornography Conclusion Discussion Questions References Pornography Pornography and Obscenity Standards of Obscenity Customers for Pornography Pornography, Research and the Sex Criminal Pornography and Violence Pornography and the Internet Chat Channels Photo Exchange. Conclusion Discussion Questions References Sex and the Internet Introduction The Internet History of the Internet and Sex Users of the Internet and Cyberspace A Model of Internet and Cyberspace Predation Adults, Sex, and the Interne Discussion Groups Introduction Agencies Gays and the Internet Children, Sex, and the Internet. Personal Ads The Effects of the Internet and Cyberspace on Sexual Predation Conclusion References Dangerous Sex Crimes Introduction Necrophilia Levels of Necrophilia Etiology of the Necrophiliac Sadism Infibulation Etiology of the Infibulator Autoeroticism Characteristics of Erotic Asphyxiates Aquaerotic Asphyxiation Pyromania Characteristics of the Pyromaniac Conclusion Discussion Questions References Sexually Motivated Homicides Introduction Lust Murder The Sexually Motivated Killer Characteristics of the Lust Killer The Number of Lust and Serial Killers Conclusion References Rape INTRODUCTION STATISTICS OF RAPE MYTHS ABOUT RAPE RAPE IS A CRIME CONTROLLED BY AN UNCONTROLLABLE SEX DRIVE A WOMAN CAN RESIST RAPE IF SHE