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A SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF SEXUAL ASSAULTS ON A COLLEGE CAMPUS: A CASE STUDY OF PENN STATE UNIVERSITY FROM 2014 TO 2017

@inproceedings{Kaufman2017ASA,
  title={A SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF SEXUAL ASSAULTS ON A COLLEGE CAMPUS: A CASE STUDY OF PENN STATE UNIVERSITY FROM 2014 TO 2017},
  author={Sonia Batshera Kaufman},
  year={2017}
}
  • Sonia Batshera Kaufman
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Nationally, 55% of sexual assaults occur at or near a victim's home. Yet, the narrative developed by Penn State's Sexual Assault Task Force emphasizes safety measures (such as avoiding rides and walks with strangers) as a main prevention strategy. The recommendations of the Task Force are sound, yet the strategies laid out only go partway in preventing assaults on campus and in protecting vulnerable students. It is a complex issue that requires a multi-layered approach, one that emphasizes both… CONTINUE READING

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