ERIC Number: EJ596440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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An Examination of Date Rape, Victim Dress, and Perceiver Variables within the Context of Attribution Theory.
Workman, Jane E.; Freeburg, Elizabeth W.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v41 n3/4 p261-77 Aug 1999
Examined the influence of victim dress, perceiver gender, situational relevance, and personal relevance on attributions of responsibility for date rape by 632 college students. Attributions of responsibility were significantly influenced by perceiver gender and victim dress. Discusses implications for attribution theory and practical implications, including those for jury selection. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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