For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military

For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military

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A compelling exploration of sexual victimization in the United States military!This incisive book offers a unique perspective on rape and sexual harassment in the United States military. Drawn from the experiences of military personnel and presented in their own words, For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military takes an honest and heartfelt look at a pervasive problem. Service veterans speak candidly about a breakdown of values and leadership failure which has perpetrated a culture of abuse. Male and female rape victims reflect on their efforts to serve their country with honor.

Author Terri Spahr Nelson, a decorated United States Army veteran and psychotherapist specializing in sexual trauma recovery, has mixed a compelling chorus of hundreds of personal accounts into a single voice calling for reform. She presents emotional retellings from victims of rape and sexual harassment, with responses from military and congressional leaders. Ms. Nelson offers statistics released from the Pentagon about sexual assault reports, convictions, and the General Accounting Office, and current field research.For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military presents:

  • personal accounts from survivors
  • unique, inside perspectives from military personnel and veterans
  • commentary from military and congressional leaders
  • Pentagon statistics on sexual assault with conviction and sentencing rates
  • findings and recommendations from the Department of Defense
  • clinical information on issues facing military trauma survivors
For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military serves as a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals, an educational must for military personnel, and a compelling eye-opener to anyone concerned with the preservation of integrity and honor in the United States armed services.

Product Details

  • Author: Terri Spahr Nelson
  • Publication Date: 2002-06-14
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Routledge
  • Binding: Paperback, 328 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 830L x 606W x 83H
    • Weight: 109
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 820L x 600W x 80H
    • Weight: 110
  • List Price: $47.95
  • ISBN: 0789012227
  • ASIN: 0789012227

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