ERIC Number: EJ650115
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Attitudes toward Acquaintance Rape and Risk Appraisal.
Wright, Doris J.
National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal, v2 n1 p56-68 Win 1999
Examines how men and women judge the presence of risk factors in a scripted acquaintance rape scenario and if alcohol was a significant factor in assessing risk. Significant differences were found in African American and Caucasian participants' attitudes toward rape and risk appraisal. There was a negative correlation between risk appraisal and attitudes toward rape. (Contains 24 references and 4 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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