Boswell and Spade

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Boswell and Spade: Fraternities and Collegiate Rape Culture 1. Deviance and Power. Who defines? Who benefits? 2. Conflict Perspectives in sociology emphasize the role of power, authority and control in understanding social norms, seeing social norms expressing the interests of the powerful. 3. Collective Behavior, Group Norms and Social Organization important to understanding date rape 4. The social context surrounding acquaintance and date rape reflects a rape culture 5. Do Fraternities and college campuses reflect and/or promote a rape culture? Why is date rape more common is some social settings than others? 6. High risk fraternities and low risk fraternities (safe and unsafe houses)/ Fraternities vs. Bars
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Unformatted text preview: 7. Behavioral changes among participants reflect group norms/ Settings shape interaction/ rituals of disrespect 8. What role do gender social scripts play in promoting the likelihood of rape and a rape culture? 9. Rape Myths often reflect gender stereotypes 10. Men and womens relationships on college campuses and in the Greek system. Social pressures for men? Social pressures for women? They are treated with more respect to their faces, but behind closed doors, with a group of men present, respect for women is not an issue. College-aged man College age men dont treat women their age with respect because 90 percent of them think of women as merely a means to sex . College-aged man....
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Rosenblaum during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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