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Unformatted text preview: Characteristics of respondents 1. Females: similar to those who report 2. Males: definition of situation as consensual 3. Conservative view of women's roles--blame the victim Characteristics of victim 1. Dress, place, previous behavior Relationship: if any, esp. sexual: low probability of definition. Once grant sexual right, man possesses CJS: simple vs. aggravated Aggravated: pursued, and high conviction. 1966--juries 4x more likely; 1977 police: 5% of aggravated, 24% simple--unfounded; 1987 indictments: 33%/7% Victim: 595@Eastern U. - 2% raped/16% sex forced 1989 Study: 1 out of every 3 Females and 1 out of every 10 Males (by Acquaintance)...
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