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Unformatted text preview: chastity. □ An unmarried woman's testimony was likely to be ignored □ Crime against "property" s Chastity more important than her life? □ Showing "resistance" s Early criminalization ○ Sexual images, double standard • Fear of men, dark places, forced to travle in groups, have to avoid certain jobs, etc. □ It goes beyond rape as well, to a whole culture of sexual harassment and special treatment □ The threat of rape changes the way women lead their lives s The author claims that rape has more of an impact on women than just the crime. How so? ○ Feel that women in movies and advertisements are "using" them s "She asked for it" by acting or dressing a certain way s How do men respond to the question of rape? ○ Beneke: Men on Rape • Continuing debate: effects of allowing the past to be presented in court ○ The sexual past • Rape and sexual assault Monday, February 11, 2008 2:32 PM Class Notes Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course IDIS 280 taught by Professor Craigstalbaum during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University.
- Spring '08