Sex Offenders: The Last Pariahs
Anthropologist Roger N. Lancaster has written an important 2011 book on the current sexual hysteria emanating from the U.S.: Sex Panic and the Punitive State (University of California Press. pp. 328. ISBN 9780520262065, paperback).
Lancaster summarizes his perspective in a New York Times op-ed piece, "Sex Offenders: The Last Pariahs" (August 20, 2011) http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/21/opinion/sunday/sex-offenders-the-last-pariahs.html?pagewanted=all