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Chapter 17 Sexual Coercion
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Rape Nonconsensual oral, anal, or vaginal penetration, obtained: by force by threat of bodily harm when the victim is incapable of giving consent
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Incidence of Rape In 2000: Some 95,000 rapes were reported in the U.S. 28% of college women experienced rape.
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Date Rape One of the most common forms of rape, especially on college campuses. In a national study of college women, 57% of rapes involved a date, often a steady dating partner. Rohypnol (flunitrozepam) - so-called “date- rape drug” that cause drowsiness or sleep and causes the woman not to remember the event the next day.
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Marital Rape The rape of a person by her or his spouse. A national probability sample showed that 13% of married women had been raped by a current husband.
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A man who batters his wife is also likely to rape her. Motives: Anger Power and domination Sadism Desire for sex
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Possible Causes of Rape Victim-precipitated rape - view that rape is a result of a woman “asking for it.” Psychopathology of rapist - rape is committed by a psychologically disturbed man. Power - Feminist theorists explore the complex links between sex and power. Social disorganization - rape rates increase when the social organization of a community is disrupted.
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Possible Causes of Rape Cultural values Sexual scripts Early family
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course BIO 50.230 taught by Professor Wassmer during the Fall '07 term at Bloomsburg.

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coercion - Chapter 17 Sexual Coercion Rape Nonconsensual...

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