Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

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The fear of campus sexual assault has become an inextricable part of the collegeexperience. Research has shown that by the time they graduate, as many as onein three women and almost one in six men will have been sexually assaulted.Drawing on the Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT) atColumbia University, the most comprehensive study of sexual assault on a campusto date, Shamus Khan presents a new framework that emphasizes sexual assault’ssocial roots. Empathetic and insightful, Sexual Citizens (W. W.Norton) (coauthored by Jennifer S. Hirsch) transforms our understanding ofsexual assault and offers a roadmap for how to address it.

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