Sexual Assault on the College Campus: The Role of Male Peer Support / Edition 1

Sexual Assault on the College Campus: The Role of Male Peer Support / Edition 1

by Martin D. Schwartz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803970277

ISBN-13: 9780803970274

Pub. Date: 01/02/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

For many students, coeducational college campus life is marred by traumatic experiences of sexual assault. While there are many social determinants of rape and attempted rape, this work examines the pivotal role of male peer support in legitimizing the sexual assault of women. The authors use extensive prior studies together with their own investigations, including

Overview

For many students, coeducational college campus life is marred by traumatic experiences of sexual assault. While there are many social determinants of rape and attempted rape, this work examines the pivotal role of male peer support in legitimizing the sexual assault of women. The authors use extensive prior studies together with their own investigations, including a national representative study and local campus victimization surveys carried out in the United States and Canada.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803970274
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/02/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Claire M Renzetti
Sexual Assault on North American College Campuses
Male Peer-Support Theories of Sexual Assault
Growing Up in a Rape-Supportive Culture
Factors Associated with Male Peer Support for Sexual Assault on the College Campus
Prevention and Policy Implications
Appendix: Catherine's Story

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