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Missoula [electronic resource] : Rape and the Justice System in a College Town. Jon Krakauer.

Krakauer, Jon. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385538749 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­-- stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly regarded state university, bucolic surroundings, a lively social scene, and an excellent football team -- the Grizzlies -- with a rabid fan base. The Department of Justice investigated 350 sexual assaults reported to the Missoula police between January 2008 and May 2012. Few of these assaults were properly handled by either the university or local authorities. In this, Missoula is also typical. A DOJ report released in December of 2014 estimates 110,000 women between the ages of eighteen and twenty-four are raped each year. Krakauer's devastating narrative of what happened in Missoula makes clear why rape is so prevalent on American...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Doubleday, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1962 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Sociology.
True Crime.
Women's Studies.
Genre: Electronic books.

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