Policing Male Rape and Sexual Assault

Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 72, pp. 67-86, 2008

20 Pages Posted: 2 Dec 2008

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Philip Rumney

University of the West of England

Date Written: January 1, 2008

Abstract

This article examines the way in which the police in England and Wales respond to allegations of male rape and sexual assault. It includes reference to interviews conducted by the author with male complainants. The article also questions the claim that male rape and sexual assault complainants receive better treatment by the criminal justice system than female rape complainants.

Keywords: Rape, sexual assault, police, attrition, bias, sexuality

Suggested Citation

Rumney, Philip, Policing Male Rape and Sexual Assault (January 1, 2008). Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 72, pp. 67-86, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1305102

Philip Rumney (Contact Author)

University of the West of England ( email )

Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol, BS16 1QY
United Kingdom

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