Rape Myths and the Cross-Cultural Adaptation of the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale in China

  title={Rape Myths and the Cross-Cultural Adaptation of the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale in China},
  author={J. Xue and Gang Fang and H. Huang and N. Cui and K. Rhodes and R. Gelles},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={1428 - 1460}
  • J. Xue, Gang Fang, +3 authors R. Gelles
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • The study examines the similarities and differences between China and the United States with regard to rape myths. We assessed the individual level of rape myth acceptance among Chinese university students by adapting and translating a widely used measure of rape myth endorsement in the United States, the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance (IRMA) scale. We assessed whether the IRMA scale would be an appropriate assessment of attitudes toward rape among young adults in China. The sample consisted of… CONTINUE READING

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