Sexual Assault Law, Credibility, and "Ideal Victims": Consent, Resistance, and Victim Blaming

  title={Sexual Assault Law, Credibility, and "Ideal Victims": Consent, Resistance, and Victim Blaming},
  author={M. Randall},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Women and the Law},
  pages={397 - 434}
  • M. Randall
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Canadian Journal of Women and the Law
L'archétype de la victime idéale d'une agression sexuelle, qui s'est élargi quelque peu au cours des ans en réaction à une prise de conscience sociale et juridique de la violence faite aux femmes, fonctionne toujours néanmoins pour discréditer le récit que font de nombreuses plaignantes de leurs expériences d'agressions sexuelles. Dans cette mesure, le mythe de la « victime idéale » continue à miner la crédibilité de ces femmes qui sont perçues comme s'écartant trop des notions stéréotypées des… Expand
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