“Too Drunk To Say No”

  title={“Too Drunk To Say No”},
  author={A. Meyer},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  pages={19 - 34}
  • A. Meyer
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Feminist Media Studies
  • In recent years, both the media and the government in the UK have been increasingly preoccupied with the problem of rape involving alcohol. For example, in order to increase low conviction rates, the government proposed, yet eventually rejected, reforms equating drunkenness with incapacity to consent to sexual intercourse. Research evidence, for example studies by Benedict (1992) or Finch and Munro (2005, 2007), suggests that conviction rates are influenced by an interplay of cultural… CONTINUE READING
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