Malamuth - 3. Power: 55% (contempt, little force,...

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Malamuth, et al 1992: 1. Proximate causes- attitudes as above, anger towards women, impersonal sex. 2. Distal factors: abused as child, socially poor and violent parents. Structural: 1. Economic/Social class 2. Comparative 3. Racism 4. Age , Region, etc. Radical/feminist: "Why don't all men rape?" Situational: 1. Routine activity 2. Target availability 3. Defensible space Cultural/Subcultural: 1. Normalcy 2. Exaggeration 3. Learned- (group rapes) subculture of rapists: Planning, recreation. Psychological/cultural: Groth's typology ( Men Who Rape: The Psychology of the Offender, 1979, Plenum Press) 1. Sadistic: 5% (rare, sex and violence fused) 2. Anger: 40% (violent, psychological/social factors)
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Power: 55% (contempt, little force, domination of will, control, sociocultural factors) Summary, Forcible Rape: • Forcible Rape is regarded primarily as a violent rather than a sexual act, but: o Rape is an assault o Rape as a pseudosexual act - one that is motivated more by hostility and the urge to exercise power than by passion. Rape as a violent act. • Legally and by definition, forcible rape is a violent act. • Thus, rape is always and by definition a violent act • Rape is never free from its violent character. • Rape--being against the victim's will is violent....
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