Bibliography of Resources by Topic: acquaintance rape

This bibliography includes references to books, video and curricula that aim to inform the public about sexual violence and its aftermath.

This is often a difficult topic to discuss and to learn about. We hope that this list will prove useful to individuals and groups searching for information on this topic. These lists are provided for information purposes only. The Arizona Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona do not specifically endorse the materials listed herein. For more information about a specific resource please contact the listed publisher or distributor directly.

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Positively Informed: Lesson Plans and Guidance for Sexuality Educators and Advocates
Addresses various topics such as sexuality, gender issues, discriminatory attitudes, sexual violence, anatomy, physiology, and puberty, and sexual decision making. Includes classroom ready resource kit of lesson plans. Available in web-based format as a PDF document (free).
Author:
Andrea Irvin
Release Date Year:
2004
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
International Women’s Health Coalition
Releated Topics:
Legal Action: He Said, She Said
Prosecutors and defense attorneys dispense justice regarding interpersonal violence in an overloaded criminal justice system. 51-minute video available in VHS or DVD format. *Contains explicit language
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Discovery Channel Production
Acquaintance Rape: The Ultimate Betrayal
A portrayal of acquaintance rape through the perspectives of victims and perpetrators. 29-minute video available in VHS or DVD format.
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
Spanish
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Adults
Publisher/Producer:
Releated Topics:
La Confianza Perdida (Loss of Self Confidence or Loss of Trust in Another)
Reenactments of date rape scenarios with interviews of professionals (law, forensic medicine, social work, etc.). 22-minute video available in VHS or DVD format.
Release Date Year:
1999
Language:
Spanish
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Hispanic community
Publisher/Producer:
Jaime Kibben
A Date With Rape: Violence on Trial
Profiles a date rape trial with interviews of police, a prosecutor, a counselor, and prior victims. Includes a resource guidebook. 26-minute video available in VHS or DVD format
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Pre-teens
Publisher/Producer:
Discover Films
A Question of Rape
Follows a date rape through legal investigation and trial, highlighting consequences, difficult issues, and responsibilities of involved parties. Includes a 21-page guidebook. 30-minute video available in VHS or DVD format
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Hegland & Silverman
Our Stories
Stories of acquaintance rapes told from the perspectives of survivors, friends, and parents. 21-minute VHS
Author:
Meredith Messer
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adults, College, High school, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Meredith Messer
Breaking the Silence
Educational video about campus acquaintance rape interviews two survivors and emphasizes the importance of male involvement. 20-minute video
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
College, Parents
Publisher/Producer:
Corry Jean and James Dowd
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Successfully Investigating Acquaintance Sexual Assault: A National Training Manual for Law Enforcement
Investigates non-stranger sexual assault. Training materials include 12 content modules, 12 trainer's curriculum units, classroom overheads, and supplemental materials that include sample affidavits and search warrants. Training manual available in web-based format as a PDF or HTML document
Author:
National Center for Women & Policing
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Law enforcement
Publisher/Producer:
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA)
Acquaintance Rape: The Victims
Four acquaintance rape cases are reconstructed to illustrate variety of circumstances, insight into causes, and possible prevention strategies. 24-minute video available in VHS or DVD format.
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Adults
Publisher/Producer:
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Acquaintance Rape: The Perpetrators
Insight into acquaintance rape motivation through the profiles of several convicted rapists. 25-minute DVD.
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Adults, Parents, Survivors
Publisher/Producer:
Acquaintance Rape: The Ultimate Betrayal
Insight into acquaintance rape motivation through the profiles of several convicted rapists. 25-minute DVD.
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Survivors
Publisher/Producer:
Releated Topics: