Exploring a feminist routine activities approach to explaining sexual assault

  title={Exploring a feminist routine activities approach to explaining sexual assault},
  author={Martin D. Schwartz and Victoria L. Pitts},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
Routine activities theory has generally focused on macro-level data, and has ignored sexual violence. Although virtually all researchers in this area have built offender motivation into the theory, and have treated it simply as a “given,” few have tried to explain it. Feminist theory on campus sexual assaults, however, not only explains offender motivation but also discusses how women are viewed by offenders as “suitable targets.” In this study, two hypotheses on lifestyle are tested and… 
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