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Women's Security in India: Not Again Draupadi

 
N. C. Asthana (Author) Anjali Nirmal (Author)
Synopsis

One woman gets raped every 30 minutes in this country. And yet nobody has ever analyzed this crisis in depth, his book, for the first time in India, presents a comprehensive analysis including:

• Psychological analysis of different types of rapists including pathological rapists, gang rapists, date/acquaintance rapists, dominance assertion rapists, riot rapists, crime-on-the-side rapists, juvenile rapists, paedophiles and rapists of children;

• Sociological analysis of rape and molestation;

• Historical reasons of the Indian male’s twisted notions of manliness;

• Societal factors responsible for sexually aggressive behaviour;

• Media’s role and responsibility;

• Effect of the popular media on the minds of the people;

• Effect of pornography and sexually titillating content in the media on the minds of the people;

• How the fostering of certain stereotypes distorts the notions of the men about women;

• Objectification of women in the mass media and its effect;

• What help can a woman expect from the police;

• An exposition of the judicial process for victims of sexual offences;

• Nuances of the law pertaining to rape and molestation;

• Post-rape response and trauma management;

• Women and self-defence; and

• Sexual harassment and the legal system to deal with it.

A ruthless analysis of the real source of the problem. Written by an IPS officer with over 30 years of service and a renowned academician. Offers a whole lot of extremely valuable practical advice and top tips for women to make themselves more secure, which only a top cop could give. A book every woman will be grateful for.

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Bibliographic information

Title Women's Security in India: Not Again Draupadi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 21.12.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788179105306
length 262p