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Contemporary Perspectives on Legal Regulation of Sexual Behavior: Psycho-legal Research and Analysis
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Editors: Monica K. Miller (University of Nevada, Reno)
Book Description:
Throughout history, the law has regulated sexual behaviors. Some regulations eventually become outdated and are no longer enforced. For instance, many states have adultery laws that are rarely or never enforced. Other regulations have been adopted more recently, as culture and technology have advanced. For example, laws regulating internet pornography are relatively recent. Often, these regulations are controversial and prompt analysis and research. It is the purpose of this book to present a variety of original research and legal analyses concerning such regulations. Research in psychology and social justice is particularly applicable to the study of legal regulations of sexual behavior. As such, this edited volume will take a ‘psycho-legal’ approach by addressing such issues using both psychological and legal principles. This book will contain original research articles, psycho-legal analyses, and psycho-legal briefs. All will involve current issues relating to the legal regulation of sexual behavior and its outcomes. Some themes include access to sex (e.g., prostitution) or sexual materials (e.g., obscenity), teen sexual behavior, the legal implications of the media’s portrayal of sexual behavior, the outcomes of sexual behavior (e.g., abortion), psychological factors that predict support for laws that regulate sexual behavior and outcomes, and ways in which the legal system can improve the lives of those it serves. It is the goal of this book to present original perspectives and prompt discussion within legal and social science communities.

Table of Contents:

Part I:
A Study of Predictors of Legislative Support of the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act;pp. 3-18
(Sarah DeArman and Monica K. Miller)

Obscenity is a Four Letter Word. Or is it? An Exploratory Investigation into Community Standards of Obscenity;pp. 19-33
(Alicia Summers and Monica K. Miller)

A Content Analysis of Media Portrayals of Rape: Rape Myth Acceptance, Just World Beliefs, and Victim Blame;pp. 35-47
(Sarah D. Merz and Monica K. Miller)

Recent judicial rulings in voluntary underage sex cases: Analysis of legal case studies and policy implications;pp. 49-60
(Sarah D. Merz and Monica K. Miller)

Part II:
Using Therapeutic Jurisprudence to Design a Special Treatment Court to Address Illegal Prostitution;pp. 63-76
(Misty H. Sanchez and Monica K. Miller)

Legal Restrictions on Procreation: Therapeutic Jurisprudence Suggests Alternatives that Avoid Unintended Legal, Health, and Gender-Based Consequences;pp. 77-89
(Monica K. Miller and Lorie L. Sicafuse)

The Law and the Psychology of Parental Notification: Implications for Policy and Future Research;pp. 91-109
(Alicia Summers and Monica K. Miller)

Law, Sex and the Cultural Reproduction of Masculinism: A Historical-Social Constructionist Account of the Legal Regulation of Sexual Behavior in America;pp. 111-121
(Jose H. Vargas and Alexandra E. Sigillo)

Part III:
Therapeutic Jurisprudence for Teen Sex-related Issues;pp. 125-127
Alayna Jehle

Are Some Adolescent Sexuality Laws Self-Defeating? A Procedural Justice Interpretation of Legally Sanctioned Sexual Regulation;pp. 129-135
(Jose H. Vargas)

Abortions for Men? A Feminist Perspective;pp. 137-144
(Jennifer A. Reisig)

Moral Outrage Toward Social Violations Regarding Sex and Procreation;pp. 145-148
(Alayna Jehle)

Concerns with the Obscenity Law;pp. 149-151
(Alicia Summers)

The social significance of the marital contract: Why civil tort law is needed to regulate adultery;pp. 153-161
(Jennifer L. Lowman)

(Monica K. Miller)

Contributors and affiliations:
Sarah DeArman, University of Nevada, Reno
Alayna Jehle, R&D Strategic Solutions
Sarah D. Merz, University of Nevada, Reno
Monica K. Miller, University of Nevada, Reno
Jennifer Lowman, University of Nevada, Reno
Jennifer A. Reisig, University of Nevada, Reno
Lorie L. Sicafuse University of Nevada, Reno
Alexandra E. Sigillo, University of Nevada, Reno
Misty H. Sanchez, University of Nevada, Reno
Alicia Summers, University of Nevada, Reno
Jose H. Vargas, University of Nevada, Reno

Index pp.165-178

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   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 178.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-161-1
   Status: AV
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