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Social psychological aspects of rape

Patricia Mary Mazelan

Social psychological aspects of rape

a study of recorded rape and images of rape victimisation.

by Patricia Mary Mazelan

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Published by University of Aston. Department of Applied Psychology in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (PhD) - University of Aston in Birmingham, 1984.

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Open LibraryOL13776539M

Stephen Diamond, Ph.D., is a clinical and forensic psychologist in Los Angeles, and the author of Anger, Madness, and the Daimonic: The Psychological Genesis of Violence, Evil, and Creativity. Online. We two authors, having debated this question for more than a decade (Palmer , a,b; Thornhill and Thornhill a,b), agree that it may eventually be answered by determining whether or not rape is the result of special-purpose psychological mechanisms that motivate and regulate men's pursuit of rape .

  Rape is primarily a crime of violence and power, not sex. Or so a generation of social scientists and feminist scholars have argued. But in a forthcoming book, two . This paper will focus on the social and cultural conditions that intensify or perpetuate rape. The causes and reasons for rape are deeply entrenched in our social structure. We can explore some of the motivations and circumstances which lead men to rape. We have learned that some men rape out of anger and a need.

The victim's concerns may be physiological (e.g., about medical injury, venereal disease) or social-psychological (e.g., depression, phobias, interpersonal problems). The concept of rape impact includes both the crisis, and immediate reaction to the rape, and . A biologist and an anthropologist use evolutionary biology to explain the causes and inform the prevention of rape. In this controversial book, Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer use evolutionary biology to explain the causes of rape and to recommend new approaches to its prevention. According to Thornhill and Palmer, evolved adaptation of some sort gives rise to rape; the main evolutionary.


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While defending the evolutionary psychology theory of rape against its more vehement critics, Vandermassen () provides a critique of some aspects of the view. She characterises the view of Thornhill and Palmer as "extreme" (p. ), as they fail to allow for the influence of any non-sexual motivations in the crime of rape.

the emotional and psychological aspects of rape Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 3(34) August with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'. This article describes the "rape myth" and tests hypotheses derived from social psychological and feminist theory that acceptance of rape myths can be Author: Suprakash Chaudhury.

William F. McKibbin, Evolutionary Psychology and Rape Avoidance, Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior, /_11, (), ().

Crossref Smrithi Chabra, Devdas Rai, Kevin Abraham Chacko, THE EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF RAPE, Journal of Evolution of Medical and Social psychological aspects of rape book Sciences, 10 Cited by: Rape is a traumatic experience that impacts its victims in a physical, psychological, and sociological way.

Even though the effects and aftermath of rape differentiate among victims, individuals tend to suffer from similar issues found within these three categories. Long term reactions may involve the development of coping mechanisms that will either benefit the victim, such as social support.

Social and Psychological effect of rape on the victim Rape and crimes related to sexual assaults, unlike other crimes, have a devastating effect on the victim.

It is in a way, crueler than murder. It is an encroachment on one's freedom and security. It is a crime that affects the body as well as the mind. The Causes of Rape: Understanding Individual Differences in Male Propensity for Sexual Aggression examines why some men are prone to rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a comprehensive review of scientific studies of coercive sex.

The authors look at evidence from studies in developmental criminology, evolutionary psychology, psychopathology, and psychophysiology. What Is Social Psychology. According to psychologist Gordon Allport, social psychology uses scientific methods "to understand and explain how the thoughts, feelings, and behavior of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied the presence of other human beings." Essentially, social psychology is about understanding how each person's individual behavior is influenced by the.

The psychology behind rape is complex, and researchers have different hypotheses about what goes on in the mind of a rapist. acceptance and acts of rape than between social acceptance and.

The search for causes of sexual aggression has included the examination of many factors, including intra- and interpersonal as well as social and cultural variables.

The role of social processes has received considerable attention in this area due to various hypotheses about the relationship between social interaction and sexual aggression.

As the project is primarily a study on the Psychological Effect of Rape on Women, The doctrinal form of research was most appropriate, as factual diagnosis and symptoms had to be referred to.

Primary sources of information the NALSAR Law Library. The above states sources consisted of books. A comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of what is currently known about the causes of rape. Professor Ellis summarizes three theories - feminist theory, social learning theory, and evolutionary (or socio-biological theory) - and provides evidence both for and against specific hypotheses resulting from each.

Building upon this foundation, the book creates a new theory drawing on the strengths. The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II is a bestselling non-fiction book by Iris Chang ( It was published in and tells about the massacre and war crimes committed in by the Imperial Japanese Army after it seized Nanjing, then capital of China, during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

rape, in law, the crime of sexual intercourse without the consent of the victim, often through force or threat of violence. The victim is deemed legally incapable of consenting if she or he is known to be mentally incompetent, intoxicated, drugged, or below the age of consent at the time of the rape.

Such cases are known as statutory rape, and evidence of consent is not deemed relevant in court. Although decades of research demonstrate the harmful, and costly, impacts of sexual violence on the physical, psychological, social, and economic well-being of survivors, few studies have attempted to quantify the total lifetime economic burden of sexual violence on the United States (US) economy.

CDC's study estimating the economic burden of rape. this is a must for any student in the field of psychology. The case studies are worth the cost of the book It is broken down into section such as myth v realities of rape, Psychoynamicss of rape, (Worth the cost of the book) Clinical assessments of rape, patterns of rape, and guidelines and treatment of s: Talking About Sexual Assault is an important contribution to the field of traumatic stress research.

Whereas the greater emphasis of the book is on the social context of sexual assault, it pulls together research and theory across a broad number of disciplines and will appeal to a wide audience involved in sexual assault work.

Thornhill and Palmer focus especially on one particular postulated female counter-adaption to rape – namely the psychological pain rape inflicts. The authors conceptualize “psychological pain” as “an adaptation that defends against the circumstances that reduced the reproductive success of individuals in human evolutionary history” (p95).Reviews: Lists about: Male Characters You Would Run From If They Tried To Date You, YA Violence & Abuse Novels, Best Traumatized Heroines, Young Adult Books About.

understand crimes such as homicide, robbery, rape, burglary, embezzlement, and heroin use, we need to identify what it is they all have in common. Much past research on crime has been confounded by its focus on these politico-legal rather than behavioral definitions.

The behavioral definition of crime focuses on, criminality, a certain. Incapacitated rape meets legal definitions of rape in many jurisdictions and is combined with forcible rape in many studies of sexual assault (e.g., Brown, Messman-Moore, Miller, & Stasser, ; Gidycz, Hanson, & Layman, ; Testa, VanZile-Tamsen, Livingston, & Koss, ), but there is reason to suspect that the psychological consequences.This innovative book looks at popular perceptions of sexual violence and asks such key questions as: How is rape' defined?

Who is responsible for sexual assault? How can rape be prevented? The author critically examines feminist and psychological theory and research on attitudes towards rape. Drawing on case studies, survey research, experiments, fieldwork and action-oriented research from Reviews: 1.

More often than not, sexual violence against women is an expression—rather than a violation—of deep themes within the American social consciousness. Open mobile menu Psychology .