The Personal and Larger Social Levels of Rape

The Personal and - The Personal and Larger Social Levels of Rapes Impact on Society In this discussion we will use C Wright Mills Sociological

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The Personal and Larger Social Levels of Rape’s Impact on Society In this discussion we will use C. Wright Mills’ Sociological Imagination and study rape from both the personal and larger sociological levels. Because of the way I context it here, this section may sound much like an advice column with specific suggestions and strategies for you to consider. Trust me, many research-based principles guide this discussion and you can place a high degree of confidence in these arguments. The Personal Level: Whose Fault Is It? The fault lies squarely on the rapist and his personal choices. Rape, by the definition given above is, not consensual. Many throughout the history of the world have defined rape as a form of sex. Look at this statement carefully: Rape ≠ Sex Rape has no consent. Sex has mutual consent. Typically, force or threats are used to coerce compliance. I often have students ask me, “what if she agrees at night, then changes her mind in the morning and says she was raped?” My response is that in this case mutual consent occurred
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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The Personal and - The Personal and Larger Social Levels of Rapes Impact on Society In this discussion we will use C Wright Mills Sociological

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