Rape Myth Consistency and Gender Differences in Perceiving Rape Victims

  title={Rape Myth Consistency and Gender Differences in Perceiving Rape Victims},
  author={Jericho M. Hockett and Sara Joanne Smith and Cathleen D Klausing and Donald A. Saucier},
  journal={Violence Against Women},
  pages={139 - 167}
An overview discusses feminist analyses of oppression, attitudes toward rape victims, and previously studied predictors of individuals’ attitudes toward rape victims. To better understand such attitudes, this meta-analysis examines the moderating influences of various rape victim, perpetrator, and crime characteristics’ rape myth consistency on gender differences in individuals’ perceptions of rape victims (i.e., victim responsibility and blame attributions and rape minimizing attitudes… Expand
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