Venus and Mars, the miscommunication model and other rape myths

Rapley, Mark, Hansen, Susan and O'Byrne, Rachael (2008) Venus and Mars, the miscommunication model and other rape myths. Clinical Psychology Forum, 192 . pp. 37-42. ISSN 1747-5732

Abstract

Prevailing theory stresses psychological factors in explaining why men rape. Recent UK government rape prevention campaigns employ a “miscommunication model”, suggesting men understand neither consent, nor how women convey sexual refusal. In this paper we cast doubt on these claims.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology > Forensic Psychology Research Group
A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology > Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research group
A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology
Item ID: 11852
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Depositing User: Susan Hansen
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2013 06:17
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:28
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/11852

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