Inside the Mind of a Serial Rapist / Edition 1

Inside the Mind of a Serial Rapist / Edition 1

by Stevens, Dennis J. Stevens, Dennis J.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0595146635

ISBN-13: 9780595146635

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated

In Inside the Mind of a Serial Rapist, 61 imprisoned predatory rapists explain their motivations and their attack strategies to rape strangers.

Overview

In Inside the Mind of a Serial Rapist, 61 imprisoned predatory rapists explain their motivations and their attack strategies to rape strangers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595146635
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
148
Sales rank:
1,261,221
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tablesxi
Commendatory Forewords
xiii
xiv
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Introduction
Go To The Source1
Believing Criminals2
Sharing Some Thoughts4
Uniqueness of This Study4
Chapter Order5
Objectives6
About This Study7
Admitting Serial Rape8
Statements of the Sample9
Chapter 1
Definition of Serial Rape11
The Victim11
How Many Victims Are There?12
Why Females Don't Report Serial Rape13
Chapter 2Myths About Rape
General Myths About Serial Rape17
Myth 1Submitting when Sexually Attacked17
Myth 2Population Increases Cause More Serial Rape20
Myth 3Legalizing Prostitution Would Result in Less Forcible Rape21
Myth 4Since Criminals Disrespect Law and Order, They Commit Crimes22
Myth 5More Money and More Cops Means Greater Crime Control22
Myth 6Violent Crime is Declining24
Myth 7If We Lock Up Criminals, Rape Will Be Deterred26
Chapter 3Rival Causes of Serial Rape
An Overview: The Causes of Serial Rape31
Social Role Inequalities and Cultural Perspectives31
Psychological Predisposition32
Biological Perspectives32
Social Learning33
Subcultural33
Summary39
Chapter 4Motives of Serial Rape: Lust, Righteous, and Peer Rape
Motives of Serial Rape39
Lust Rape Motives39
Righteous Rape Motives40
Peer Rape Motives43
Chapter 5Motives of Serial Rape: Control/Anger, Supremacy, Fantasy Rape, and Unclear
Control and Anger Rape Motives47
Supremacy Rape Motives48
Fantasy Rape Motives50
Unclear Rape Motives51
Summary52
Chapter 6Victim Selection Techniques
Victim Selection57
Easy Prey57
Young Girls as Easy Prey56
Middle Class Females as Easy Prey58
Occupational Tracking and Easy Prey58
Shoppers as Easy Prey59
Females Who Decrease Their Defense Capabilities60
Random61
Situational Targeting63
Confusing Statements65
Target Conclusions66
Chapter 7Violence and Serial Rape
Overview of Violence69
Descriptions of Violence70
Unclear Violence Level72
Nonviolence72
Intimidation72
Moderate Violence73
Limited Violence74
Ultimate Violence75
Conclusion77
Chapter 8Excessive Force
Assumptions of Human Behavior79
Excessive Force Offenders80
An Evil Role84
Chapter 9Inside the mind of a serial rapist89
Chapter 10Conclusions97
Appendix 1About the Prison103
Appendix 2Student Interviewers107
Criminal Validity108
Appendix 3Types of Questions109
Appendix 4Who were the offenders in this study?111
Data Collection110
Interviews110
Appendix 5Race of the victims117
References119
Index127

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