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  • Crime Of Rape
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    Running head: THE REALITY OF RAPE The Reality of Rape Crystal Hebert Southern New Hampshire University Rape is a crime of violence and aggression that not only hurts a victim for the moment, but it shatters her entire life. According to the Britannica Encyclopedia, rape is defined as "any kind of unlawful sexual activity, usually sexual intercourse, carried out forcibly or under threat of injury and against the will of the victim". This definition has been redefined to cover same-sex attacks and...
  • Common In Cases Of Date Rape
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    Rape / Date Rape Rape is the act of sexual intercourse with a woman without her consent or with a minor. Generally, for the crime to constitute rape, the woman must resist, unless she is incapable of resistance because of mental or physical weakness or deterred from it by fear of bodily harm. A woman younger than a designated age, which varies in different states, is considered incapable of giving her consent. There are basically two kinds of rape, date rape and rape by an unknown person. Date r...
  • Rape Fantasies By Margaret Atwood
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    A Response to Rape Fantasies and Rape Rape is a strong word. It means power. Only from a victim's eyes can one truly comprehend this life-altering occurrence. It is a nightmare to go through as a victim fearing trust in people. It is an up most horrifying action that destroys a victims well being. Being a victim of raped seems unlikely to happen when you think that it can t possibly happen to you; however, it can, and it can happen when you least expect it to. The comparison of the story Rape Fa...
  • Problem Of Date Rape
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    Rape - How Can We Change? Although the country has seen crime rates plummet in recent years, rape continues to be a major concern in America. According to Annette Fuentes' article, 'Crime Rates Are Down... But What About Rape?' in Ms. magazine, 'an estimated fifteen percent of women are raped or molested at some point in their lives' (22). While big cities such as Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, and New York have seen the rates of violent crimes such as murder, robbery, and aggrav...
  • Chrissie's Rape Fantasy
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    Rape Fantasies The author of the short story Rape Fantasies is Margaret Atwood-She is a renowned Canadian writer of poetry and fiction, she is best known for her novel The Handmaids Tail. The short story that I chose Rape Fantasies comes from Atwood's first collection of short stories called Dancing girls and Other Stories. "Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent" Eleanor Roosevelt The story Rape Fantasies is about a bunch of females who are sitting around the lunch room...
  • Victim To A Date Rape
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    While it is popularly associated that rape involves a kidnapping of some type by a criminal that the victim has never come in contact with before, this belief has been disproved over the years by the number of cases of acquainted rape, also known as date rape. Date rape is forced or coerced sex between partners, dates, friends, friends of friends, or general acquaintances, often with the illegal use of drugs to alter the state of mind of the victim. Recent statistics show that the most common fo...
  • Kind Of Sexual Depending On The Victim
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    Every two minutes, somewhere in the world, someone is sexually assaulted. Of these approximately 248,000 victims, about 87,000 were victims of completed rape, and 70,000 were victims of sexual assault. Up to 4,315 pregnancies may have resulted from these attacks. Calculations based on the (National Crime Victimization Survey). Rape is often misunderstood. For one reason rapist are usually portrayed as a stranger, his motivation is entirely sexual, and the victim is always a young and sexy female...
  • White Victim Rapes The Black Male
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    Webster's Dictionary describes rape as the crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse. Rape is a crime in which most women cannot defend themselves. The fear of rape plagues every woman at some point or another in her life. The traumatic effects of rape vary from mild to severe, from psychological to physical. This paper will evaluate rape, as well as the effects it has on women, the theory behind male dominance and patriarchy, and differences in demogra...
  • Study On Women's Fear Of Rape
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    RAPE EXPERIENCES AND FEARS IN CONSIDERING THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF WOMEN'S FEAR OF RAPE (FOR), this paper will examine both the psychological elements of FOR as well as women's experiences of rape. Information in this paper has been based on a study conducted at the University of Queensland during 1992. All subjects in this study were female aged eighteen years and older from non-clinical populations. Therewas a total of 412 subjects, with 58.8 per cent of subjects under thirty years of age, a media...
  • While Victims Of Date Rape
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    Date rape is not a rare incident that only happens in isolated situations. In fact, surveys indicate that in 84% of rape cases, the victim knew the attacker, and 57% of rapes occurred on dates (Warshaw 11). However, what is even more surprising than these high statistics is that most incidents of date rape go unreported. Several theories exist that try to explain this phenomenon. For example, many women may refuse to believe that their "friend" raped them. In fact, they could eventually convince...
  • Common Among Rape Victims
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    "Before the rape I felt good. My life was in order. I was getting ready to get married. Afterward everything changed. I kind of lost who I was as a person... I asked him 'Didn't you have a wife or a girlfriend you could do this with?' He said 'I like this better. I like it better this way. ' "-Victim Testimony, Trial Transcript, People V. Eric Barnes, Kew Garden, New York, July 6, 1984. Rape is a physical attack, not sex. Rape crisis counselors and researchers define rape as an act of violence i...
  • Male Rape Victim
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    Male Victim RapeAbstractThis research paper is based on individual case study related to "Male Rape Victims". Male rape is a crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse (LongMan Dictionary, p 1169). In general, male rape has occurred as often as every year from the age of twelve and above. Frequently, males and females had common experiences in same situations. An attacker could victimize males as well as females, who can be an attacker, only a small numb...
  • Word Rape
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    MINISTER JAILED DURING RAPE TRIAL Summary Supreme Court Justice Richard Bucher jailed Jung Woo Lee, a fifty two year old pastor at a church in Flushing, for raping his twenty-one year old niece. Lee said that he realized he was attracted to her almost as soon as she arrived because she was wearing short shorts and also the way she crossed her legs, like movie star Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct. Lee admits to having sex with the niece, but not raping her. When asked if he thought she was leading...
  • Victims Of Acquaintance Rape
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    Thesis: Acquaintance rape, a crime that psychologically and socially impacts its victims, continues to flourish on American campuses and college administrators and society must impose stronger preventive measures. Although rape has taken place since history began, America just began to acknowledge its rape problem in the early 1970's. Urged by the strong feminist movement of this time, woman began to come forward with their stories. The very act of speaking out - on the printed page and at publi...
  • Sexual Evidence In A Rape Case
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    In the 1970's, under pressure from feminist activists, lawyers, and legislators, most states changed their rape laws to ease the emotional burden of rape victims who testified in court. They had found that, for many women, going through the legal process was as painful as the rape itself. No longer did a woman have to show up in the court with broken bones and missing teeth to be taken seriously. Rape shield laws prohibited lawyers from delving into the victim's sexual history. As a result, rape...
  • Is Rape Motivated By Sex
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    Introduction Rape is not a new phenomenon. The act of forcing someone to engage in sex against his or her will dates back many years. However, the motivation behind it has remained a controversy. Though it seems that rapists are after sex, the argument that violence is predominantly behind rape has, in recent times, become a widely held view. It is estimated that 371 out of 100,000 women will become the victims of rape each year. Incidences can reach as high as one-in-four when attempted rape an...
  • Victim Of Marital Rape
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    Perceptions, Attitudes and Health Concerns on Rape Recent studies have examined social and psychological characteristics of victims of various types of rape. In addition, there are also health care issues such as injury from rape, chronic pain, and gynecological signs including sexually transmitted diseases, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder that occur. Rape and sexual violence result in anywhere from three to thirteen percent of pregnancies in various studies around the world. In t...
  • Stages Phases The Emotional Feelings The Victim
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    In the dictionary, rape is defined as! SS the crime of engaging in sexual acts with a person who has not consented!" . When people hear the word! Scrape!" , they usually first think of a stranger being the rapist forcing another person to do sexual acts without their permission. The actual fact is that most rape cases are committed by acquaintances that the victim knows (i.e. Husband / wife, employee, co-worker, friend, date, etc. ). Acquaintance rape affects the victim's emotional health more t...
  • 78 Of Rape Victims
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    Abortion is one of the most controversial acts debated in our society. In a presented case, the family of a woman who was raped while in comma, must now decide whether to disregard the life of an unborn child and abort, or to carry on and allow this woman to give life to a creature that was placed in her, without her own consent. THUS, ONE QUESTIONS: SHOULD A WOMAN IMPREGNATED WHILE IN COMMA BY A RAPIST BEAR THE CHILD OR NOT? Along with this question, many others arise with regards to the conseq...
  • True Beliefs And Rape Myths
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    An examination of rape studies and the effect on the society and its legal system Oliver B. Johnson University Of Pittsburgh Update Many of the sources credited in this paper use outdated crime reports. Without damaging the credibility of the various authors, included in the beginning of this paper is an update on all relevant crime statistics. The source of the updates come from the FBI's national crime reports and include up to 1998, the latest year reported. The data is broken up into two def...

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