PartyRape - Human Sexuality Neal King u u exchange of women...

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Human Sexuality Neal King
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exchange of women in business u rape and pillage in war u seduction in epic romance
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a crime against women u defined as such in the 1970s
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many settings u mostly among acquaintances u rates peaking around the crack boom u rates cut in half over ten years from 1993- 2003, as part of overall decrease in violent crime …
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1980s-2000s, depending upon measures, no major drop in rates … u 1/6-1/3 of college women report being coerced into sexual activity, along with a smaller proportion of men. u Why different trends on and off campus? u Answer: Stability of rape-prone collegiate institutions, like closed male groups and the parties they throw.
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group factors: f men as high-status assailants with strong bonds of loyalty and relative impunity, and u women as status-seeking targets of attempts to “score.” u situational factors: f freedom from supervision u ritual inebriation u physical barriers to movement.
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Colleges concentrate youth fresh from parents’ homes, responsible for little, and desperate for friends and fun. u Upwardly mobile teens seek high-status groups (greeks, teams, etc.) u Students uninterested in the scene become marginal or leave. u Socially homogenous residences exert intense pressure to join in.
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Members of closed male groups intend to network mostly with men, u … tend to treat women as sexual adjuncts, and u enjoy solidarity at the expense of outsiders (GDIs, civilians, non- athletes, women). r solidarity is pride in group membership, generated in ritual bonding …
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“one of the best times in a boy’s life.” u in which women give admiration and service: “not just the pleasure but the feeling of approval of my masculinity.” u enhanced by heterosexual success : to be “admired by other men.” u mutual support in pursuit of sex at local bonding and mating rituals, a.k.a. parties
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College students focus networking on intense rituals of alcohol-fueled parties. u Both dry dorms with little public space, and dry sorority-houses with entry restrictions, flush teens toward fraternity houses and off-campus homes. u Men control fraternity houses and are more likely to control apartments.
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pressure party-goers to conform to sex- specific ideals: u for men, to score; u for women, to be hot and nice. u
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2010 for the course EDHL 1514 taught by Professor Kjredican during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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PartyRape - Human Sexuality Neal King u u exchange of women...

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