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Using the confluence model of sexual aggression to predict men's conflict with women: a 10-year follow-up study.
We tested a model describing the characteristics of sexually aggressive men that may also be useful for understanding the causes of other antisocial acts against women. This model hypothesizes thatExpand
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Overrepresentation and Underrepresentation of African Americans and Latinos as Lawbreakers on Television News
We conducted a content analysis of a random sample of local television news programming in Los Angeles and Orange counties to assess representations of Blacks, Latinos, and Whites as lawbreakers andExpand
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Race and the Misrepresentation of Victimization on Local Television News
A content analysis of a random sample of television news aired in Los Angeles and Orange Counties was undertaken to assess representations of Whites, Blacks, and Latinos as crime victims. Expand
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The Inventory of Beliefs about Wife Beating: The Construction and Initial Validation of a Measure of Beliefs and Attitudes
Although attitudes and beliefs about wife beating have been regarded as important for understanding the factors that cause and perpetuate woman abuse, researchers have not had adequate instruments toExpand
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Violence in Children's Television Programming: Assessing the Risks
This study investigates the nature and extent of violence contained in television programming that targets children aged 12 and younger. The measures employed in this content analysis are grounded inExpand
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Sexuality and pornography.
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Desensitization and resensitization to violence against women: effects of exposure to sexually violent films on judgments of domestic violence victims.
  • C. Mullin, D. Linz
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 September 1995
An experiment was conducted to examine the effects of repeated exposure to sexually violent films on emotional desensitization and callousness toward domestic abuse victims. Results indicated thatExpand
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An Examination of the Assumption that Adult Businesses Are Associated with Crime in Surrounding Areas: A Secondary Effects Study in Charlotte, North Carolina
Recent Supreme Court decisions have signaled the need for sound empirical studies of the secondary effects of adult businesses on the surrounding areas for use in conjunction with local zoningExpand
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The Effects of Multiple Exposures to Filmed Violence Against Women
Much concern has been expressed over what is perceived to be an increasing trend toward the portrayal of brutality against women in the media. Some individuals contend that the continual portrayal ofExpand
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