Sexual Preference, Gender, and Blame Attributions in Adolescent Sexual Assault

@article{Davies2011SexualPG,
  title={Sexual Preference, Gender, and Blame Attributions in Adolescent Sexual Assault},
  author={M. Davies and K. Austen and P. Rogers},
  journal={The Journal of Social Psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={151},
  pages={592 - 607}
}
ABSTRACT The study investigated the impact of victim sexual orientation, perpetrator gender, and participant gender on judgements toward a 15-year-old male victim of a depicted sexual assault. One hundred and eight-eight participants (97 male, 91 female) read a hypothetical scenario depicting the sexual assault of a 15-year-old male victim where the victim's sexual orientation and the perpetrator's gender were varied between subjects. Participants then completed a questionnaire assessing their… Expand
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