Sexual Assault in Alberta

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dc.contributor.author Tavcer, D. Scharie
dc.contributor.author Trussler, Tanya
dc.contributor.author Loutit, Keri-Ann
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-08T21:03:30Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-08T21:03:30Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Tavcer, D. Scharie, Trussler, Tanya, & Loutit, Keri-Ann. (2016). Sexual assault in Alberta. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11205/249
dc.description Discovery Snapshot en_US
dc.description.abstract As well as pinpointing gaps in available literature on adult sexual assault in Alberta, this study is focused on identifying the underlying issues that lead to the discrepancies in the number of police-reported sexual assault crimes and the data retrieved from individuals who access victim support services. It is believed that the crime-funnel effect on sexual assault cases, where many cases do not end up continuing through the justice system in Alberta, is a root factor that results in victims choosing not to report the incident; Victims choose not to report the incident knowing that a large percentage of crimes do not proceed to court, do not result in convictions, or the sentences are not proportionate to the harm of the crime. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Mount Royal University en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ca/ *
dc.subject Sexual assault en_US
dc.subject Discovery hub
dc.subject Discovery snapshot
dc.subject Alberta
dc.subject Crime-funnel effect
dc.title Sexual Assault in Alberta en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.metadata.review Edited JR


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