WomenCJCh7(S03)

WomenCJCh7(S03) - CHAPTER SEVEN SEXUAL VICTIMIZATION...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CHAPTER SEVEN SEXUAL VICTIMIZATION
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Defining Sexual Victimization 1770-1845 in England Common law definition Elements Intentional sexual intercourse Between man and woman not his wife Force or threat of severe bodily harm Without woman’s consent Focus still on penile-vaginal penetration What does that leave out?
Background image of page 2
History Eye for an Eye Protection of virginal daughters of wealthy Rape and credibility Force and resistance Utmost resistance Reasonable resistance Stranger v. acquaintance rapes Modern sexual offenses
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Problems in determining rates of victimization Official statistics What gets reported? Child victim Prior sex with rapist Type of victimization
Background image of page 4
Prevalence and Incidence Rates Prevalence—rates over a lifetime 18-44% of women (rape or attempted rape) At least 3% of men (rape or attempted rape) Incidence—rates over a certain period 13 times more occurrences than in UCR
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Who are the Victims? Anyone regardless of race, age or class
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/12/2009 for the course SOCI 3150 taught by Professor Krohn during the Fall '09 term at UGA.

Page1 / 23

WomenCJCh7(S03) - CHAPTER SEVEN SEXUAL VICTIMIZATION...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online