Male Rape Victim and Perpetrator Blaming

  title={Male Rape Victim and Perpetrator Blaming},
  author={Emma Sleath and Ray Bull},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={969 - 988}
One of four possible vignettes manipulated by (a) level of rape myth contained within them (low vs. high) and (b) type of rape (stranger vs. acquaintance) was presented to participants followed by scales measuring victim blame, perpetrator blame, belief in a just world, sex-role egalitarian beliefs, and male rape myth acceptance. Victim blaming was predicted by male rape myth acceptance. Perpetrator blaming was predicted by male rape myth acceptance and sex-role egalitarianism. Differences were… Expand

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