"Our Guys" and Sexual Assualt Book Review by ResearchRiter

"Our Guys" and Sexual Assualt
A review and critique of Bernard Lefkowitz's book, "Our Guys".
# 120508 | 1,500 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (General) , Criminology (General)

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The paper outlines Bernard Lefkowitz's book, "Our Guys", that focuses on the rape trial of high school jocks in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, and looks at the issues revealed by the incident and the trial regarding the value system of the town, and American society. The paper also discusses what changes would have to occur to prevent the type of sexual assault described in the book to become less common.

From the Paper:

"Bernard Lefkowitz's compelling book "Our Guys" is a well-documented book that investigates the underlying causes of a gang rape and the subsequent criminal trial in an affluent New Jersey suburb. Lefkowitz spent seven years researching the case and interviewed people on site in the town. He also attended every day of the more than five month trial, a trial complicated by the fact that the handicapped victim was reluctant to blame her rapists because she had an almost pathological need to be liked and to belong. The legal issue..."

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"Our Guys" and Sexual Assualt (2008, December 01) Retrieved June 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/our-guys-and-sexual-assualt-120508/

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""Our Guys" and Sexual Assualt" 01 December 2008. Web. 18 June. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/our-guys-and-sexual-assualt-120508/>