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Author Flood, Dawn Rae.
Title Rape in Chicago : race, myth, and the courts / Dawn Rae Flood.
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  HV6568.C4 F56 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 235 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Women in American history
Women in American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-227) and index.
Contents Rape victims and the modern justice system -- The power of racial rape myths after World War II -- Black victims and postwar trial strategies -- Order in the court -- Second-wave feminists (re)discover rape -- Conclusion: ripped from the headlines.
Subject Rape -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Rape -- Public opinion -- History.
Rape victims -- Illinois -- Chicago.
African Americans -- Sexual behavior -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Illinois -- Chicago.
ISBN 9780252036897 (cloth)
0252036891 (cloth)
Standard # 40021084057
OCLC number 759395970