Venus and Mars, the miscommunication model and other rape myths

Rapley, Mark, Hansen, Susan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4679-9116 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 [Article]

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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