ERIC Number: EJ588695
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Blacks' and Whites' Perceptions of Interracial and Intraracial Date Rape.
Varelas, Nicole; Foley, Linda A.
Journal of Social Psychology, v138 n3 p392-400 Jun 1998
Analyzes influence of rape myths on victims' decisions to report rapes. Examines respondents' perceptions of responsibility and evaluation of incidents. Explains respondents with strong beliefs in rape myths contribute to a tolerance of the rapist while blaming the victim. Implies attitudes reinforce unreported rapes and a lack of fair trials. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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