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ERIC Number: EJ184640
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Reactions to Victims of Crime: Sympathy, Defensive Attribution, and the Just World
Gold, Alice Ross; And Others
Social Behavior and Personality, 5, 2, 295-303, 77
Two studies were conducted that explored observers' perceptions of responsibility of a victim for her involvement in a premeditated crime. Male and female college students listened to tapes of a purported victim describing a crime (either a rape or a mugging). There was general tendency toward a sympathetic reaction pattern. (Author)
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