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Unformatted text preview: compliance Attitudes and the Crime of Rape • Double Standard: – Applying different rules for judging the appropriateness of male and female sexual behaviors • Acquaintance (Date) Rape: – Forced intercourse that occurs in the context of a date or other voluntary encounter Rape Myths • A woman who appears alone in public and dresses attractively is “asking for it” • When a woman says “No” she really means “Yes” • Many women who are raped actually enjoy it • If a woman goes home with a man on a first date she is interested in sex • If a woman is sexually active, she is probably lying if she says she was raped Forcible Rape • Sexual intercourse that is carried out against the victim’s will, usually under the threat of bodily violence – Rape is a crime of violence, brutality, and aggression – Men can also be subjected to rape...
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- Spring '10
- Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, child sexual abuse, Age of consent