NEWS BRIEFS: Soon-to-Be-Published Book Looks at Survivor-Enabler Link

Armies of Enablers (to be published on Sept 1 by the American Bar Association) “focuses on cases of sexual assault from USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University, Penn State University, The Ohio State University, and the Catholic Church. Interview after interview sheds compelling light on two powerful responses: that this question had not been previously asked, and that survivor expectation of protection and support from the enabler-bystander was rarely, if ever, met.” Author Amos Guiora (University of Utah) says: “For me, it’s not about the predator but it’s the relationship–the “quote-unquote relationship”–between the survivor and the enabler.” Pre-order here.

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