Publications

Book Launch: Bodies in Evidence: Race, Gender, and Science in Sexual Assault Adjudication

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On 28 April 2022, SHaME presented the official book launch of Associate Prof Sameena Mulla and Associate Prof Heather Hlavka's 'Bodies in Evidence: Race, Gender, and Science in Sexual Assault Adjudication' (New York University Press). Heather and Sameena were joined in conversation by host Prof Joanna Bourke and guests Assistant Prof April Petillo, Dr Gethin Rees, and Prof M Gabriela Torres.

'Bodies in Evidence: Race, Gender, and Science in Sexual Assault Adjudication' Book Review and Launch

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Professor Joanna Bourke reviews Associate Professor Sameena Mulla and Associate Professor Heather Hlavka's forthcoming book 'Bodies in Evidence: Race, Gender, and Science in Sexual Assault Adjudication' ahead of the April 28th launch event.

Book Launch: Trailing Abuse: Considering Historical Representations of Sexual Violence Against Children

Events
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On 14 December 2021, SHaME closed its 2021 Events Calendar with the official book launch of Dr Nick Basannavar’s ‘Sexual Violence Against Children in Britain Since 1965: Trailing Abuse’ (Palgrave Macmillan). Nick was joined in conversation by host Professor Joanna Bourke (Principal Investigator at SHaME) and guests Professor Adrian Bingham (Sheffield) and Professor Rachel Hope Cleves (Victoria).

'Sexual Violence Against Children in Britain Since 1965: Trailing Abuse' Book Launch

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Professor Joanna Bourke reviews Dr Nick Basannavar's forthcoming book, 'Sexual Violence Against Children in Britain Since 1965: Trailing Abuse' ahead of the December 14th launch event.

Imkaan, Intersectionality, and Sexual Violence

Current Affairs
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SHaME Principal Investigator, Prof Joanna Bourke, discusses 'Reclaiming Voice', Imkaan's recently launched report on sexual violence against minoritised women in the UK.

Losing sight of the child - sexual abuse in Steven Angelides' The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency

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In this post, Dr Ruth Beecher argues that Steven Angelides loses sight of the child altogether when he argues that child sexuality has been “disarmed and disempowered by the child sexual abuse movement" in his recently published book, The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency.

'In Plain Sight' Book Launch

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Dr Kirsten Campbell, Reader in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London, discusses why the recent publication, 'In Plain Sight: Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict' is an important and timely contribution to research on conflict-related sexual violence.

Book Review - The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency

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In this post, Prof Joanna Bourke reviews Steven Angelides's recently published book, The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency.